Reporting to the Director of Finance, the incumbent will support the day-to-day administrative and financial activities of the research labs and the research division.
Prepare and maintain reports and analytic dashboards for multiple PIs
Meet monthly with each PI to review grant funding and other types of restricted and unrestricted funding. Note and implement changes from meeting with PI.
Keep track of effort percentage per NIH guidelines for each PI to assist with accurate allocation of salary and effort reporting.
Ensure completion of quarterly expense attestations with each PI.
Assist with the annual effort certification.
Monitor grant (federal and private) projects balances. Ensure ongoing clearing of grant overruns.
Review grant-related transactions (such as requisitions and vouchers) for compliance.
Work closely with SPA and SPF on project setup, progress reports, and closeouts
Provide assistance to the PI on compliance matters such as IRB and IACUC related to each grant.
Assist with the annual budget process and maintaining accurate budget information in Budget Tool for sponsored projects (and research support in funds flow).
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training, education and experience and at least 4 years of relevant financial, and sponsored projects management experience in an academic medical center or higher education required. Must have strong computer skills with an emphasis on developing complex spreadsheets. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal organization, problem solving and detail-oriented skill required.
Knowledge of CU accounting (ARC) and financial systems (Rascal, Info-ED)
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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Internal Number: 510808
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