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Senior Manager, Financial Systems



Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

Tempus is seeking an experienced and dynamic Financial Systems Senior Manager to lead the strategic planning, implementation, and management of our financial systems and processes. As the Financial Systems Senior Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness of our financial operations. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, drive process improvements, and leverage technology to support the company's financial goals and objectives.


  1. Financial Systems Leadership:
    • Lead the design, and maintenance of financial systems, including accounting software, reporting tools, and budgeting platforms.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of Tempus' financial processes and requirements to optimize system functionality and integration.
    • Stay updated on industry best practices and emerging technologies to recommend and implement innovative solutions.
  1. System Implementation and Optimization:
    • Collaborate with Engineering, finance, and other relevant teams to define system requirements and ensure seamless implementation of new financial technologies.
    • Drive process improvements to streamline workflows, enhance data accuracy, and accelerate reporting cycles.
    • Monitor and troubleshoot system issues, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to resolve challenges promptly.
  1. Data Management and Reporting:
    • Oversee the accuracy and integrity of financial data in systems, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and accounting standards.
    • Develop and produce regular financial reports, dashboards, and analyses to support strategic decision-making by senior leadership.
    • Provide insights into financial performance and trends, identifying opportunities for cost savings and revenue growth.
  1. Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with finance, engineering, operations, and other teams to understand their needs and align financial systems with overall business objectives.
    • Act as a liaison between finance and engineering teams to bridge communication gaps and ensure effective project execution.
  1. Team Leadership:
    • Build, develop, and manage a high-performing team responsible for financial systems, data management, and reporting.
    • Provide coaching, mentorship, and guidance to team members, fostering their professional growth and development.
  1. Compliance and Risk Management:
    • Ensure financial systems and processes adhere to industry regulations, internal controls, and data security standards.
    • Identify and address potential risks related to financial data integrity, system vulnerabilities, and process inefficiencies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in financial systems management, with at least 3 years in a leadership or managerial role.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial software, ERPs, reporting tools, and budgeting platforms. Familiarity with Netsuite a plus.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial processes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing and optimizing financial systems to support business operations.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment and drive change initiatives.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA, PMP) are a plus.

Why Tempus: Join Tempus and be part of a groundbreaking company that is revolutionizing healthcare through data-driven insights. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the financial operations of the organization while collaborating with a diverse and innovative team.

If you are a strategic thinker, a systems expert, and a collaborative leader passionate about driving financial excellence through technology, we invite you to apply for the position of Financial Systems Senior Manager at Tempus.

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