1. Financial Analysis and Reporting: Analyzes and synthesizes information and designs and creates accurate and timely reports that add value to the management of University operations. Advises and applies GAAP to specialized areas to properly report out on financial conditions. Designs financial reporting to meet the compliance needs of internal and external users. Extracts and consolidated data from multiple sources. 2. Financial methods & systems: Contributes to the planning and improvement of practices, processes and systems. Collaborates with all levels of internal and external contacts to carry out department goals. Provides a high level of service that cultivates and maintains strong working relationships and effectively communicates information; takes ownership and accountability for timeliness, accuracy and relationship management. 3. Accounting and Reconciliation: Accurately records enterprise or subsystem transactions and verifies other entries are recorded correctly to ensure accuracy of balance sheets, income statements, and other financial activities. Performs complex multi-system reconciliations; navigates through multiple complex systems and reporting tools to independently investigate and resolve routine and non-routine discrepancies. Applies and adjusts entries to the general ledger or subsystems and ensures adherence to GAAP, regulatory requirements and financial reporting considerations. Communicates effectively at all levels and applies sound judgment when handling sensitive information. 4. Strategic Resource: Translates department finance goals into objectives. Identifies, and raises potential financial opportunities, issues, risks, ideas and solutions. Identifies the appropriate stakeholders to include in consultations, communications, approvals or buy-ins for designing and implementing changes. 5. Compliance and Risk Management: Establishes, implements and/or maintains strong internal controls in areas of assigned responsibility to provide reasonable assurance of effective and appropriate resources use, accurate financial information, and adherence to contractual obligations and agreements, policies, procedures, and external regulatory requirements. 6. Mentors, leads and/or supervises staff. 7. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Previous research experience, research budget preparation, and/or grant management experience preferred. OnCore CTMS working knowledge. Actual experience in the preparation and management of Industry, IIT and Federally funded research. Preferred experience with Yale systems including, WorkDay, IRES, Click and EPIC.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Previous research experience, research budget preparation, and/or grant management experience preferred. OnCore CTMS working knowledge. Actual experience in the preparation and management of Industry, IIT and Federally funded research. Preferred experience with Yale systems including, WorkDay, IRES, Click and EPIC.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work well as part of a team. Ability to work well under deadline pressures without sacrificing accuracy or customer service, while handling a complex portfolio of work in an intensive multi-tasking environment.
Posting Position Title: Accountant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Extensive knowledge of federal, state or sponsor regulations and guidelines pertaining to contract and grant administration and/or expertise negotiating clinical trial language and budgets; working knowledge of the NCI guidelines.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: YCCI Accountant- Budget Development
Required Skill/ability 1: Pre/post award experience. Widespread knowledge of and ability to interpret grant financial needs while aligning the structure and content with review criteria to allow an efficient and transparent budget process resulting in favorable funding recommendations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to effectively manage personal work flow by understanding various mechanisms of time management methods. Knowledge of accounting principles and exceptional attention to detail, with well-developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with demonstrated outstanding organizational skills. Demonstrated superior and organized customer service coordination working with faculty, corporate, federal, and/or non-profit stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated application of financial, accounting and economic concepts.
Internal Number: 66206BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.