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The Seattle-based Budget Analyst manages and provides oversight of the complex financial operations of the National Cancer Institutes (NCI) Cancer Information Service (CIS) program. The Budget Analyst will be responsible for contract budget development, analysis, and reporting as well as communication with NCI and CIS staff. The Budget Analyst will interact with vendors, Fred Hutch and government staff, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. The Budget Analyst also serves as a key member of the CIS leadership team. This important position works with minimal supervision and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities while operating consistently and ethically within the mission and values of Fred Hutch and the CIS.
Serve as a program liaison with Fred Hutch and NCI, representing the CIS program with other Fred Hutch and government contacts, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations
Responsible for developing and monitoring all budgets related to the operational management of the program, including preparation according to specific government formatting requirements:
Request for Proposal (NCI contracts) budgets and justifications
CIS portions of budgets for Research Grant Applications and Study Projects
Intra-Agency Agreement budgets
Fred Hutch Budget
Serve as CIS project administrator, leading the program-wide financial reporting and financial analyses for the CIS
Develop financial projections and forecasts for the program in accordance with NCIs reporting requirements
Oversee the budget component of contract acquisitions and renewals and the monitoring of existing contracts including quarterly deliverables
Routinely reviews (at a minimum annually) with HR Business Partner and Compensation department to evaluate pay equity and salary compression
Create and maintain CIS Financial Operations & Policy Manual
Lead, in collaboration with Program Director, all necessary budgeting processes and manage the ongoing activities of these budgets including invoice approvals, requisitions, and reconciling expenditures with budget projections in accordance with related deadlines
Participate in and meaningfully contribute to managerial decision-making processes related to the budget
Provide advice, assistance, and guidance to all CIS staff in a collaborative, understandable and sensitive manner regarding financial and administrative matters
Acquire a general knowledge of the roles within the CIS positions and understanding of the CIS, Fred Hutch, and NCI relationship
Approve timesheets for a large employee group within a complex staffing structure, ensuring accuracy with regard to prior pay period adjustments, overtime, and absences/late arrivals
Conduct monthly effort certifications for staff time associated with all funding sources
Prepare and submit all salary-related documentation, tracking all changes in salaries for budget projection purposes
Perform other miscellaneous responsibilities as necessary
A Bachelor's Degree preferably with major study in accounting or finance or related field, OR equivalentcombination of education/experience.
3 or more years of accounting or finance and/or operations experience preferred, preferably in a research or not-for-profit environment
3 or more years of experience working with grants/contracts preferred, ideally in a research environment
Must be collaborative and effective in managing relationships
Ability to build financial models and perform complex calculations in Microsoft Excel
Strong analytical skills with very high-level attention to detail
Demonstrates fiduciary responsibility
Strong computer skills; proficiency with a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, SharePoint, and virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom
High level of diplomacy and professionalism
Strong oral and written communication skills
In addition to the required qualifications, the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
Flexible with organizational change and growth
Self-motivated and able to work independently on multiple projects and communicate status of projects to key persons/decision makers on a proactive basis
Responsive and calm under pressure, willing to adjust work hours to meet deadlines/deliverables
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
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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.