CRS Financial Analyst

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Clinical Research Support Services


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.


Under the direction of the CRS Assistant Director, Financial Management, the CRS Financial Analyst performs central post-award office financial functions and services related to the administration of industry sponsored projects awarded to Investigators and staff at the Fred Hutch Cancer Center (Fred Hutch).  As a part of the CRS financial management team, the Financial Analyst position works closely with central administrative departments including Contracts, Finance, Accounting, and the Office of Sponsored Research. The Financial Analyst acts as a post-award resource to study program managers across the Center’s scientific divisions. Fully remote or hybrid work options available.


The incumbent works with minimal supervision and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of departmental policies, procedures, and established business processes. 


  • Complete post-award financial activities for industry sponsored clinical and non-clinical research projects. These activities include, but are not limited to, processing award activations, cost transfers, journal entries, labor and non-labor cost redistributions, budget reallocations and budget booking, and budget extensions in PeopleSoft along with completion of all internal audit dictated financial close-outs processes.
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Director and Industry Contracts team, analyze fully executed agreements and negotiated budgets, interpret obligations to the Sponsor, and determine appropriate course of action and present findings.
  • Analyze data to determine appropriate course of action and present findings. Efficiently create complex documents and/or reports using spreadsheet and/or database software and analyze such data to determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Gather data, analyze information, develop conclusions, communicate recommendations clearly and work effectively with others on a team; effectively translate complex data and analyses to all levels within the organization.
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes and effectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks by coordinating work of teammates and other end users.
  • Present financial information in a manner that provides new insight and supports strategic decision making.
  • Support business improvement opportunities, develop high-level solution, receive buy-in from affected departments and lead solution development and implementation project
  • Perform quality control checks on new or revised database processes and conduct peer review of analysis by other finance department personnel for accuracy and clarity of presentation.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of PeopleSoft Query and HARP reporting tools and the ability to create new reports for CRS department and other end-users.
  • Perform other financial analysis and “one-off” projects as assigned.



  • A Bachelor's Degree preferably with major study in accounting or finance or related field, OR equivalent combination of education/experience. 
  • Two years of experience providing fiscal program coordination, preferably in an academic or research environment
  • 5 or more years of accounting or finance and/or operations experience preferred, preferably in a research or not-for-profit environment
  • 5 or more years of experience working with grants/contracts preferred, ideally in a research environment
  • Must be collaborative and effective in managing relationships
  • Strong working knowledge of 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 Microsoft Teams
  • 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:

  • Experience working with PeopleSoft for grants and financial management
  • 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 your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

The annual base salary range for this position is from $70,817 to $106,225, and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.  

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).  

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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