Duke University

Durham, NC - Jul 02, 2022


Occupational Summary Facility Planning, Design and Construction (FPDC) is responsible for the planning, design and construction of capital and interior design projects for Duke Health – Duke University Health System and Duke Medical Center.  Currently, FPDC manages more than 300 projects valued at more than $2B.  FPDC serves Duke Health and its stakeholders throughout the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.  This position will perform the more complex duties involved in compiling, analyzing, forecasting and reporting the financial performance of capital projects and programs and will report to the Associate Director of Business and Finance.

  Work Performed Analyze monthly financial statements, transactions and forecasts by project management to determine the reasonableness and accuracy.

 Forecasts will include capital project budget line item detail, forecasted monthly and annual cashflows from project managers, construction managers, architects and medical equipment planners for the purposes of preparing requests for project approvals, assisting clients with capital planning and determining cash needs..

Prepare monthly reports by reviewing and consolidating project accounting and schedule data; monitor and report on project performance of individual projects and Duke Health financial entities as a whole; highlight potential risks to management.

 Plan, schedule and facilitate and review the materials prepared for capital project approvals; solicit reviews from FPDC and client management and Duke Health Administration.  Monitor, track, expedite and report on approvals outside FPDC.  This will include Duke Health System, School of Medicine and Duke University approvals – from department-level approvals to materials for Board of Directors and Board of Trustee approvals.

 Will include the preparation of materieals such as business cases and memoranda for Duke Corporate Finance Departments approvals.

10% Work with FPDC management on assignments such as analyzing contractor or designer requests for payment, collating costs related to claims, reviewing and reconciling financial audits, reconciling contracts and payment to vendors when variances arise..

Utilize project management information system.  Make recommendations to improve financial systems, evaluate and make recommendations for the use of new systems.


  Develop financial analysis tools for use by project management staff and program coordinators to assist in budget management and analysis.    Identify project, program and FPDC Department financial and performance metrics.   Develop tools to monthly and annually collect and report on metrics; present to management and Administration.


Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

  Minimum Qualifications   Education Work requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics or a related field.

  Experience   Work generally requires three years of experience in managerial OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

accounting to include one year as a Financial Analyst I or equivalent.

  PREFERENCES Use of project management software, database, excel, business inteligence tools a plus.  Experience or education in construction management and/or engineering economics a plus.  Construction or design project management a plus.

 Project and program management experience and certification a plus     Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

  Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard.

All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

  Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.

Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.



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