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The Financial Analyst II position supports the fiscal management operations of the Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS) Program. The position collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and partners including Principal Investigators, program, division and center staff, and sponsor organizations to ensure timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting of sponsored research in compliance with federal and external sponsor regulations and requirements. This position will co-manage the preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial data, and is responsible for the management and administration of sponsored and non-sponsored research project funds.
The incumbent works with minimal supervision and reports to the Fiscal Manager in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program. The Financial Analyst II (FA) will design, develop, and be responsible for overseeing and managing budget/fiscal systems, policies, and procedures for grant and contract budgets for Principal Investigators and management staff. S/he is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of the appropriate funding source/agencies policies and procedures. S/he provides highly responsive, efficient support services and has a broad range of responsibilities including: establishes and maintains comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems including: budget monitoring and reporting for grants management, subcontract oversight and special project support in support of the program. This position serves as the liaison for funding issues related to grant, contract, subcontracts, clinical trial budget management and support with an increasing workload for these types of studies in IDS. In this area of responsibility, the FA interprets and ensures compliance with sponsor (federal and industry) guidelines, and maintains and manages study payments and milestones.
The position focuses on setting up of systems for industry-sponsored studies and working with Principle Investigators (PIs) and clinical research staff to maintain, monitor, track and manage study milestones and payments. Each clinical trial is unique as PIs work with a multitude of industry sponsors and each contract and study is unique based on enrollment criteria/eligibility, milestone tracking (e.g. patient visits, screen failures), complexity of reporting data, and close-out procedures.