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The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Posted Job Title
Financial Administrative Coordinator
Job Profile Title
Financial Administrative Coordinator
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Financial Administrative Coordinator will support the Business Services Group in the Business Office of the DBEI/CCEB, and the IBI.Â Primary responsibilities for the position include processing daily financial transactions using various University systems (e.g., Concur, World Travel, Procard, BEN Financials, etc.) for the Department, Center and Institute. The financial administrative coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that requests for reimbursement/expense authorization include adequate and appropriate documentation, facilitating the smooth flow and timely approval of transactions. This person will also be responsible for maintaining financial records associated with sponsored projects, and for assisting divisions as needed regarding fiscal management.
Position is contingent on funding.
A high school diploma and 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. BA/BS preferred. 2-3 years' experience in a university business office environment is preferred; experience with Penn's financial systems a plus, but not required as well as intermediate skills in Microsoft office are preferred. Familiarity with grants and contracts rules and regulations preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication and time management skills are required. Successful candidate must be highly motivated, goal oriented, attentive to detail and have a strong work ethic. Strong project-management skills and proven ability to prioritize, set and meet deadlines, be flexible and contribute positively to a dynamic business environment. Ability to work with a diverse set of staff in a very fast-paced environment and the ability to handle confidential information are required.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$20.00 - $36.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00015082
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.