Position Description: Responsible for the financial services of all operational and sponsored research activity for approximately 28 Principal Investigators (PIs) in the MCDB Group, which consists of the Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology and the Minor in Biomedical Research IDP.
This position has a leadership role in development of departmental policies for fund management and C&G administration, ensuring that unit goals are met. Includes responsibility for review and authorize pre-award proposals, preparation of monthly analyses of account activity, including prior periods and future projections, interpretation and explanation of University and extramural funding agency accounting procedures and requirements for PIs, and solve any unusual problems.
This position is also responsible for the financial management of the departmental operating budgets, including multi-period planning for permanent and temporary funds from multiple state and university sources. Responsible for financial oversight of service units belonging to the Life Sciences, including rate development, applications, and income/recharge accounting.
Supervise, train, and support the work of the four other team members to ensure the financial integrity of the accounts administered.
Acts as departmental liaison to other key University administrative units to coordinate these actions (EFM, OCGA, etc.) Utilizes QDB and front-end tools for collection of financial information used in preparation of periodic and ad hoc reports for Principal Investigators, Chair and Chief Administrative Officer.
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