Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology. The position is located in the McDonnell Medical Sciences Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Coordinates submission and management of grants, including training grant and multi-component grants. Coordinates grant and contract budgets for submission and provide oversight of award from award to closeout.� Position prepares and analyzes financial reports.����
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works directly with PI to compile and submit the entire grant according to established agency/university guidelines.� Prepares and reviews all agency forms for submission.� Enters grants budgeting documents on line.
Serves as internal liaison and grant content representative, ensuring that all funds are set up in a timely manner; prepare any necessary project advances, no-cost extensions, and ensure that funds are carried forward as appropriate.
Ensures timely implementation of contracts and subcontracts by managing processes, examining information and complying with necessary requirements of OSRS.
Serves as a subject matter expert on complex troubleshooting error resolutions/solutions for grant submissions and financial reports.
Organizes and determines proper action plans including the oversight for advanced alerts to PIs of upcoming deadlines for continuation, competitive renewals, progress reports, etc.
Responsible for ensuring that human and animal study protocols are associated with the applicable proposal or award.
Responsible for closure of grant accounts. Submits final progress report and final invention statement (if applicable) to agency.
Coordinates the necessary support with internal and external requests for grant-related information (i.e. current biosketches, other support, trainee information, human/animal protocol approvals, etc.).
Creates correspondence of moderate to high complexity with granting agencies (i.e. inquiries, carry forward requests, change in effort requests, no cost extensions, equipment purchase, and budget reallocation requests).
Stay current and compliant with the changes in the Federal Regulations governing grant management, and ensures compliance with University guidelines.
Collect and prepare financial information in a variety of reports, which provides management and documentation used in planning and budgeting.
Analyzes and prepares comprehensive and often complex monthly financial reports on research accounts.�
Monitors, analyzes, and provides forecasts for grant budgets ensuring appropriate and timely expenditures and reconciliation of funds. Distribute/discuss with PIs and senior leadership.
May approve purchasing documents and provides guidance to purchasing staff on appropriate expenditures according to specific grant policies.
Works with RA and PIs to provide fund management and make any necessary budgetary changes.
Analyzes and provides recommendations/guidance for research management for preparation of the annual budget and annual payroll.
May serve as backup to other Grants Specialists in the division.
May set up and maintain recharge centers.
May assist with annual space survey.
Identifies and assigns payroll to appropriate sources and enters directly into HRMS, with PI approval.
Attend training sessions/seminars related to position.
Assists senior leadership with special projects as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in accounting or a related field plus experience in grants administration or nine years of combined education and related experience.
Knowledge of AIS, HRMS, RAPS, FOCUS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, PC, PDS, SUBS, agency guidelines, etc.
Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures and ability to utilize computerized accounting systems.
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $51,293 - $66,685 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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