The Financial Services Assistant serves an important support function for the Longitudinal Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease (LEADS) consortium. At a funding level of $59,000,000, this ground-breaking research program is the largest single grant to be awarded to IU School of Medicine to date. It involves a complex human subjects' protocol, 25 separate outside contracts, 2 industry partners, and several external entities that collaborate with IU on the study. The future direction of the study includes one supplement from NIH at a funding level of roughly $19,000,000 and adds additional imaging, study visits, and other ancillary services to the grant. Additionally, we plan to expand enrollment internationally.
This position provides overall financial and administrative support to the consortium, performing activities related to the post-award phase of extramural funding. Provide financial data to support a wide variety of recurring and ad hoc financial reports related to grant activity. Support post-award management services for research accounts to include assistance with monthly audit and reconciliation. Serve as key point of contact for OnCore Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), participating significantly in the build, roll-out, and training associated with the tool, both at IU and across consortium sites. This position reports to the LEADS Program Manager and communicates with and assists outside customers, faculty, staff and leadership.
Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in a sponsored research, healthcare, or business setting, including accounting, budget preparation, and/or project management.
Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.
Excellent customer service skills. Ability to problem solve and pay attention to detail. Ability to comprehend detailed financial reports. Strong organizational skills and prioritization of workload.
Experience with preparation of spreadsheets and databases.
Working Conditions / Demands
Typing, light lifting, sitting for long periods of time, and mobility throughout building.
Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center
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Salary Plan: CL
Salary Grade: 08
Job Function: General Admin
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