Title:  Senior Business Operations Associate

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8 am - 5 pm or as indicated by th
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $55,779 - $72,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5988


The Center for Comparative Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a competent, detail-oriented and highly professional Senior Business Operations Associate. The Center for Comparative Medicine provides for the care, health and well-being of research animal models in the pursuit of scientific achievement and excellence at Baylor College of Medicine. In support of this mission, this position will play a key role in the day to day financial and operational aspects of the business office, uphold good business practices, problem solve, and take an active role in process improvement. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and great leadership qualities to support, guide and lead team members towards achieving excellence.

Job Duties

  • Perform and oversee the daily operation of a department primarily in the areas of financial management
  • Adhere to and support best business practices. Develop processes and guidelines for team members.
  • Perform and oversee monthly invoicing processes to ensure steady and accurate revenue stream.
  • Develop successful strategies for expense control.
  • Review and approve statements, procurement and invoice actions.
  • Assist in developing and managing budget and financial data. Monitor, control and verify expenditures. Be able to conduct financial analyses and generate analytical reports.
  • Assist in overseeing post-award related projects and related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Four years of relevant experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related field will be an asset.
  • Experience working with SAP is a plus.
  • Prior work experience in an academic/research setting, experience in client billing/accounts receivable/accounts payable.
  • Advanced skill level of MS Excel.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.