Jane Gaskins, CPA, formerly general accounting manager for Duke University Health System (DUHS), has been named director of finance of Duke Cancer Institute (DCI). She assumed her new role in August.
Gaskins received her Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. She joined DUHS in April 2015. In her role as general accounting manager she was responsible for managing general accounting activities for all DUHS business units and also corporate DUHS. Activities included developing, implementing and maintaining common accounting practices and ensuring timely periodic production of DUHS financial analysis as well as oversight of the audit function and budgeting for assigned DUHS units.
Previously, from 2012 to 2015 Gaskins was affiliated with Harnett Health System in Dunn, North Carolina where she was director of finance supervising all financial activities for a two-hospital, 151 bed system. From 2004 to 2012, she served as controller for Pathology Service Associates in Florence, South Carolina where she managed all financial activities for a physician business services company with approximately $30 million in annual gross revenue.
“I’m delighted to be joining the Duke Cancer Institute,” Gaskins said. “I look forward to working with the vast array of professionals here at Duke as together we continue to grow and strengthen the financial health of our organization. This is such a unique opportunity and I am honored to be a part of such an esteemed institution.”
In her new role as director of finance, Gaskins will be the architect of financial reports and models to support the DCI. She will also be responsible for the planning, analyses and managing of the financials as well as overseeing both the clinical financial portfolio and the academic finances of DCI.