The incumbent will serve as a Financial Account Coordinator for the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Responsibilities include post-award management and administration of grants and contracts (including clinical trials) along with non-sponsored research commitments for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center faculty. Specific duties include: Post-award management of grant and clinical trial funds: verification, approval, and processing of expenditures for accuracy and compliance with University and sponsoring agency guidelines; provide investigators with monthly financial reports; billing and other general fiscal duties for specified grants/contracts. Management of non-sponsored research accounts that relate to specific faculty members and coordination of reporting between all accounts within a faculty member’s portfolio. Monitor activity of the University’s Sponsored Project Accounting Department as it interfaces with the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Fiscal operation. With input from investigators and assistance from Senior Financial Account Coordinators or Manager, formulate complex budgets and budget justifications reflective of the proposed research. Work closely UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Clinical Research Services to determine clinical and contract milestones achieved. Initiate invoices and follow-up correspondence for revenue collection. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and deadlines as well as be a team player required. The incumbent must learn University policies and procedures as well as external funding source guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance is required with less than 1 year of related work experience.
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