Manager, Research Financial Management

    • New York, NY

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Manager to join our Research Financial Management (RFM) team. Research Financial Management, a unit in the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), is responsible for post-award sponsored projects and research administration, including the comprehensive financial management of MSK's research support.


As a Manager in Research Financial Management, you will:

  • Report directly to the Director, Research Financial Management
  • Serve as a member of the ORPA Management team and collaborate with ORPA leadership, as appropriate, to plan and implement programmatic initiatives affecting department operations and the broader research enterprise at MSK.
  • Manage the activities of a team of Research Finance Managers to ensure the most professional, organized, efficient and appropriate workflow and management of MSK research funds in an environment that encourages staff development, continuous improvement, and the highest quality service.
  • Act in a leadership role on the ORPA management team, mentoring and participating in high-level projects and communicating effectively to constituents and peers regarding departmental and institutional initiatives and financial strategies.

You Are:

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with institutional goals
  • Able to effectively navigate complex policies and processes across an organization 
  • Capable of creating a work environment where people are motivated to do their best
  • Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve desired outcomes, goals and results
  • Effective at building partnerships and collaborating to meet shared objectives while being flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You Have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree or professional school equivalent (M.H.A., M.S.N.. M.B.A., etc.) is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in research administration and 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • The ability to apply broad technical and professional knowledge and significant job-related experience to function as an internal consultant and/or assume managerial responsibility in a specialized functional unit of the organization.
  • Excellent analytical, time management and organizational abilities as well as information management, verbal and written communication skills. #LI-POST


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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