Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutchs pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the worlds largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. The HVTN conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy.
The Fiscal Manager is responsible for coordination of budget and financial activities for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) including the cooperative agreement, supplement and carry-forward requests and many complex subcontracts. Incumbent works under the direction of the HVTN Executive Director and Principal Investigator for the HVTN Leadership Operations Center, referring issues and soliciting guidance as necessary, and coordinating the budget-related work of other staff.
Administer and monitor HVTN budget(s), providing routine reports and projections to management
Oversight in managing multiple large, complex multi-year awards from NIH/NIAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and other funders
Provide financial support to HVTN clinical research sites around the world, including annual funding requests and monthly invoice/expense report review
Maintain and enhance multiple record keeping and reporting systems for varied and complex sources of funding; develop procedures for implementation, execution, control and review/audit of fiscal operations
Responsible for providing clinical trial cost estimate to HVTN Leadership
Works collaboratively with the contracts specialists to administer and monitor the HVTN's national and international subcontracts, ensuring deliverables are timely, any contract requirements are observed, and payments are made
Serves as a fiscal liaison and participates in cross-network fiscal working groups
Liaison to Fred Hutch Office of Sponsored Research, Fred Hutch Finance, and other HVTN sites, providing information as needed for allocation of all funds
Assists in the development of project policies and procedures as they relate to budget and contract administration
Bachelor's degree in accounting, public administration, or related field required.
Minimum of 8 years experience in the financial field with specific experience working with grants and contracts (preferably NIH grants).
Experience with large multi-site clinical research organizations and administration of sub-contracts preferred.
Experience with detailed financial analysis tools and reporting.
Strong computer skillsMS Word, Adobe Pro, and advanced knowledge of Excel required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced fiscal management environment.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually.
Ability to problem-solve and process information quickly.
Available for periodic travel to HVTN research sites in other countries.
Experience working with Uniform Guidance is highly preferred.
Experience with Hyperion, PeopleSoft and related databases is preferred.
Experience working internationally and/or working with non-U.S. organizations is helpful.
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.