Financial Specialist

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Financial Specialist - 31984 
University Staff 



University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: School Medicine - Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Urology

Job Title:  Financial Specialist

Position: #00800843  – Requisition: #31984

*This position is expected to be hybrid*

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide a full-range of finance and accounting support for the Division of Vascular Surgery and Division of Urology. Responsibilities for this position include purchasing and procurement, reimbursements, general accounting, financial analysis and reporting, revenue cycle management, invoicing, and database management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a key Finance Professional and resource for faculty and staff in the Division.
  • Assists the Business Services Manager with creating and maintaining spreadsheets, databases, dashboard reports and other analysis instruments for tracking monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Prepares material for periodic presentations regarding the financial state of the division and monthly reports for faculty and the Division.
  • Assists the Business Services Manager with reconciling accounts and charges for multiple financial systems, including University, CU Medicine and the CU Foundation.
  • Responsible for contract invoicing and reconciliation
  • Assists with payroll functions including HCM system entries, payroll entries, and entering UOC payments in HCM CU Time Collection
  • Responsible for managing faculty travel and preparing/submitting travel expense reports in accordance with University travel guidelines.
  • Assists with purchasing activities through COR360, CU Marketplace, and via procurement card, in adherence with purchasing policy.
  • Responds to requests for information; researches financial data, and troubleshoots discrepancies and initiates journal entries (JEs), retroactive payroll transfers (PETs), funding distributions, or other corrective adjustments.
  • Managing and tracking faculty CME annual spending and ensuring spending does not exceed the allotted amount.
  • Maintain current knowledge of CU policies and procedures for compliance enforcement and training.
  • Design and manage department databases as requested/needed.
  • Under direction of the Business Services Manager, investigates and corrects abnormal financial statement balances.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Business Services Manager, Division Administrator, or Division Chief.

Work Location:

Hybrid – this role is eligible for a hybrid schedule

Why Join Us:

Working for the Urology and Vascular Surgery Division at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as a financial specialist offers a unique and rewarding opportunity for individuals seeking a dynamic and impactful role in finance. The Division's commitment to excellence combined with the collaborative and innovative environment at the Anschutz Medical Campus, provides an inspiring setting for financial specialists to make a meaningful impact. Joining this division means being part of a dedicated team at the forefront of medical innovation and education.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: .

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Entry Professional:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, business, finance, accounting, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • Substitution (all levels): A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

Intermediate Professional:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, business, finance, accounting, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • Substitution (all levels): A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.
  • 1 year of relevant professional business experience including accounting and finance experience

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience providing financial management support, which includes processing, managing and/or monitoring expense accounts and reimbursements
  • Financial experience in a large complex public institution, higher education, healthcare or health sciences center environment
  • Experience with computer programs relevant to finance, budgeting, patient accounting or other business areas at the University of Colorado (HCM, MyBI, AX, Webspace, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with Excel

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

  • A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
  • Curriculum vitae / Resume
  • Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address
  • Questions should be directed to: Ashleigh Prout at [email protected]

    Screening of Applications Begins:

    Immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Anticipated Pay Range:

    The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as

    Entry Level: $43,944 - $55,897

    Intermediate Level: $47,821 - $60,828

    The above salary range (or hiring range ) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

    Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

    Total Compensation Calculator:

    ADA Statement:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected] ​.

    Background Check Statement:

    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

    Vaccination Statement:

    CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program



          Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References 
    Job Category
    : Finance and Accounting 
    Primary Location
    : Hybrid 
    Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20349 - SOM-SRG-VS Clinical 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Dec 8, 2023 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: Ashleigh Prout 
    Posting Contact Email: [email protected] 
    Position Number: 00800843

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