This position provides financial management oversight for all research and sponsored project activities. The primary responsibilities of this position include: financial analysis, development and negotiation of research/sponsored project budgets; project budget management; billing and reimbursement, financial compliance, and education/training.
Analyzes, develops, and negotiates research project budgets with sponsors and other involved parties. Assists with the preparation of the federal grant indirect cost rate proposal. Serves as liaison with financial administrators across the organization.
Maintains a research project accounting system which ensures the accurate tracking of research expenses and revenue. Ensures the correct set-up and maintenance of project budgets and timely financial reporting to interested parties: principal investigator, administration, and sponsoring agency. Oversees proper and timely invoicing of sponsors and monitors contract performance related to project budget.
Develops and maintains an organized structure for identifying patients and research-related procedures in order to ensure appropriate patient billing procedures. Works collaboratively to resolve issues related to research billing and obtaining appropriate approvals and reimbursement from payors.
Works collaboratively to develop and implement organizational policies to ensure proper research finance/accounting procedures. Analyzes terms, conditions and budget of contracts/award documents to ensure financial compliance. Serves as a primary or secondary institutional contact for oversight and coordination of research financial audits and investigations.
Develops training programs for site research staff to ensure consistency of project charging practices and compliance with all regulations. Advises concerned parties on appropriate capture and attribution of research costs and billing to sponsors.
Assembles, analyzes, and presents financial information as necessary in order to assist management in the development and administration of research activities across the organization. Leads the development of an overall research financial management system that will support the strategic development of research activities across the organization.
Bachelor of Science Degree/Arts in Accounting, Business or Finance with a minimum of 4 years financial experience in Health Care, Research Industry, or related industry. Excellent organization, oral and written communication skills. Must maintain highly confidential data.
Excellent organization, oral and written communication skills required. Must maintain highly confidential data.
PC and various application proficiency required.
Knowledge of Federal Grants compliance, OMB Circular A-110, A-122, A-133, and federal reporting requirements preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 214483
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