Business Manager, Core Facilities

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 5:16 PM)
Requisition ID
Professional - Research Administration

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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) at MSK is seeking a self directed leader to join  their management team as the Business Manager for Sloan-Kettering Institute's Core Facilities, and manage the overall financial operations for select Core Facilities.


As the Business Manager, you will:

  • Partner with the Director, Core Facilities Operations, Research and Technology Management (RTM) Leadership, Research Computing, and select Core Laboratory Managers and Directors as appropriate, to plan and implement new programmatic initiatives affecting Core Facility financial management and billing processes and compliance.
  • Plan, develop, and monitor select Cores’ resources, including development of annual operating budget partnering with Research Fund Management.
  • Ensure budgetary compliance through review of expenses and prepare regular financial reports (e.g. to monitor expense and recovery activity) for Core Directors.
  • Be responsible for timely billing, collection and reconciliation for all service charges both internal and external to MSK for select cores.
  • Assist select Core Directors with determining rates and prices, adhering to federal cost accounting requirements.
  • Provide project management support and serve as systems and subject matter expert for billing applications for select Core Facilities also partnering  with RTM ISS and the Research Fund Manager, Core Facilities, to oversee access control and annual certification of users.
  • Coordinate initiatives to measure and improve the financial processes in the Core Facilities and identify appropriate stakeholders to effect changes.
  • Collaborate with Director, Core Facility Operations, to support customer satisfaction and business relationships with internal and external customers, marketing and advertising.
  • Manage the functions and activities of the Research Fund Manager, Core Facilities.


You need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of substantial experience in financial management, preferably in a research (clinical or lab based) or health care environment.
  • Previous experience in research administration and/or with core facility operations and rate setting is preferred.
  • The ability to analyze systems and interpret financial data and  develop, facilitate and orchestrate effective communication with all levels of staff including clinical/research staff (Core Heads, investigators, etc), administration, research and clerical support staff, and institutional leaders.
  • The ability to plan, organize, facilitate and lead meetings, to develop programs/manage projects and to prioritize work across several areas and Core Facilities. Ability to take ownership of situations, multi-task and manage projects from start to completion.
  • Experience supervising or managing staff preferred.



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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