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Coordinates budget and financial activities for the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN) including the government cooperative agreement, supplement and carryforward requests and many complex subcontracts. Incumbent works under the direction of the Administrator, referring issues and soliciting guidance as necessary, and coordinating the budget-related work of other staff.
Accountabilities and Results/ Tasks
- Administer and monitor CITN budget(s), providing routine reports and projections to management.
- Manages contracts to administer and monitor the CITN national and international subcontracts ensuring deliverables are timely, contract requirements are observed and any subaward and other payments are made as agreed upon. Responsible for helping maintain a positive operational relationship with government funder, industry collaborators, subcontracting institutions and clinical research sites. The incumbent serves a key liaison role and will collaborate with leadership and staff throughout the CITN Core Operations Center and FHCRC on issues related to subcontracts. Review monthly expenditure reports using PeopleSoft and resolve any discrepancies by working with FHCRC A/P, review effort reporting of P.I. on a monthly basis. Prepare complex financial models, communications and presentations
- Prepare financial reports to funding sponsors. Liaison with program officers regarding financial issues and contracts.
- CITN fiscal liaison to cross-network fiscal working groups.
- Act as CITN liaison to FHCRC Office of Sponsored Research, Office of Legal Counsel, FHCRC Finance, and CITN sites, providing information as needed for allocation of all funds.
Assist in the development of project policies and procedures as they relate to budget and contract administration.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Public Administration, or related field.
- Minimum of 8 years' experience in the financial analysis field with specific experience working with grants and contracts.
- Effective and professional oral and written communication skills required.
- Advanced skills with detailed financial analysis tools and reporting.
- Strong computer skills-MS Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat and advanced knowledge of Excel required.
- Experience with multi-site clinical research projects and NIH grants and contracts preferred.
- Master's degree a plus
Key Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast paced fiscal management environment.
- Strong time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple and competing demands
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually
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