Manage sponsored programs awards and contracts from setup of the account in the university’s financial system through award closeout. The Post Award Financial Manager is responsible for the operations of post-award administration and related financial duties: serves as the appropriate principal investigator’s contact for grants and contract financial information. Communicates effectively with all levels of the University and outside constituents with a strong focus on customer service.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
In accordance with the University's accounting policies, procedures, and compliance with sponsor and award terms and conditions: Review and approve research proposals for private and governmental entities
Establish new funded awards or gifts and internal funded research accounts in the enterprise financial system. Management of the:
Expenditures on awards, including purchasing, expenses and payables
Time and effort reporting expenditures, pay allocations and reporting
Payroll transactions on said accounts, including processing of summer salary, overload pay and position authorizations
Invoicing and aging balances
Fringe and indirect costs
Draw down requests from governmental agencies
Maintain accurate and current record keeping on current funding for reporting and tracking purposes
Provide timely financial support to the Office of Sponsored Projects, Principal Investigators and University departments as requested
Provide training to Principal Investigators and University departments as needed
Maintain Post award accounting software, including role definitions and access
Assist in year-end audit and fiscal year close
Prepare various reports and surveys, including any required external closeout reports for awards with governmental agencies and internal reports for Principal Investigators in a timely manner
Assist with Facilities and Administration Proposals
Assist in tracking the University’s fixed assets inventory
Provide addition support as required by the Controller
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
Five years of experience in contract or grants financial overview
Experience with sponsored research
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding post-award financial research
Ability to problem solve and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment
Experience with enterprise financial software
Expertise in Excel
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage develop and conduct training
About University of the Sciences
At University of the Sciences, we are building on a life sciences legacy begun almost two centuries ago as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, which remains one of our four colleges today. From treating, researching, and studying diseases and cures on a molecular level to the medicines that improve the lives of people worldwide, USciences is about moving life forward.
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