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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center IT Business Operations Analyst II in Seattle, Washington

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

The Business Operations Analyst II performs administrative, financial, and operational activities to ensure the departments core business processes run smoothly, are well managed and executed. The business operations analyst role is the anchor for the operations of the organization in support of management financial and operational processes.

The Business Operations Analyst II will report to the Snr. Manager/Director of Business Operations and act as advisor to CIT leadership providing insight on operational and financial issues.

The Business Operations Analyst II works independently and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out the day to day responsibilities to support of Center IT (CIT).

Key areas of focus include:

  • Vendor Management (invoice processing, contract assessment and renewals, etc)

  • Operational Budget reporting, support, and analysis

  • Managing chargeback processes across the organization for centralized services

  • Internal Operational Expense management and reporting

  • Project and Capital Asset Depreciation Process Support

  • General billing and accounts management functions

  • Providing valued insight and support to CIT Leadership in decision-making

  • Client support for specific departments within CIT

  • Developing and fostering valued relationships with CIT Leadership and other departments across Fred Hutch

Operational Responsbilities

  • Manage end to end process for all for IT managed licensing and maintenance contracts

  • Facilitate process to ensure all invoices are validated, processed and payments made in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Partner with department leadership and staff to provide guidance on processes related to vendor engagement

  • Coordination with Finance team in billing preparation for external customers.

  • Create purchase order requisitions for all of CIT and HDC that are within the scope of the business operations

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams across the organization to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve budget/financial operational related errors and issues effectively.

  • Identify process improvement areas and work across teams to identify solution and deliver improvements.

  • Compile, validate and reconcile procard statements and receipts for departmental cardholders.

  • Provide ongoing support to the business operations team and other areas of CIT. This includes completing special projects, assignments and administrative tasks as required.

  • Financial Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries to support internal chargebacks as well as asset and invoice adjustments.

  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reporting & guidance when requested by CIT departments, Finance or Accounting.

  • Support month end accounting close and ensure all deliverables are completed by required due dates.

  • Responsibilities include the preparation of accruals, variance analysis and provide information to Accounting and Finance as necessary.

  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasting for CIT.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance or equivalent; MBA preferred

  • 3-5 years Business Operations/Finance experience. IT environment experience preferred

  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint

  • Excellent problem-solving, information gathering, and analysis skills

  • Natural ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

  • Highly organized and have a demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize time, and execute on deliverables

  • Very detail oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional diplomacy

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong business acumen in the area of financial operations in an IT environment

  • Proven ability and drive to identify and implement process improvements

  • Takes a proactive approach to dealing with ambiguity, seeks out and creates clarity.

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.

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