Mount Sinai Careers

Director of Finance, Genetics & Genomics Science

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

 Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Role and Responsibilities:

The Director, Finance is responsible for ensuring that the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology and the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences are profitable and that all new initiatives are funded with capital appropriate to their business plans.  The Director, Finance will also coordinate and collaborate in financing initiatives in the general areas of informatics, analytics, genomics, and precision medicine that span different parts of the Mount Health System and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai organization.   Specific responsibilities are listed as follows.

  • P&L Responsibility for the Icahn Institute and GGS department, accountable to both the Medical School CFO and Institute and Department Leadership.
  • Preparing annual and multi-year budgets for the Icahn Institute and GGS department, accountable to both the Medical School CFO and Institute and Department Leadership.
  • Forecasting revenue from clinical operations, collaborations with outside commercial entities, federal and other funding agencies, new business initiatives, and philanthropy.
  • Owning the financial diligence on new business initiatives for the GGS department and Icahn Institute.
  • Interfacing with the broader the Mount Health System and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to maximally exploit fee-for-service and capitated payment models in all areas where the Icahn Institute and GGS department can contribute to clinical care as the health system takes on increasing risk while transitioning toward full population health management.
  • Seeking opportunities to exploit routine clinical activities for translational research funding, and to rapidly monetize advances in research.
  • Assisting all GGS department and Icahn Institute business development initiatives to ensure that all new partnerships are financially sound and that all partners have confidence in our financial maturity and capabilities.
  • Applying the same skills outlined above, with the exception of P&L responsibility, to collaborative initiatives between the Icahn Institute and GGS Department and other parts of the Mount Health System and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  
  • 10 years professional experience  including experience in healthcare, pharma/life sciences, or consulting in those industries
  • MBA, Masters, CPA or CFA preferred, Bachelor’s degree required
  • Track record of outperformance and assuming additional responsibilities
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with an ability to present to C suite audiences and interact with multiple functions within the health system
  • Ability to develop and manage project and annual budgets and P&L accounts
  • Strong managerial skills, with an ability to manage, motivate and recruit/retain a team
  • A flexible, creative, and problem solving mindset
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) savings plan, and much more.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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