Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Manage proposal development, including budget and related pre-award activities for diverse sponsor portfolio. Manage post award activities including account setup, monitor and review of all sponsored projects expenditures including fund projections; identify incorrect transactions and take corrective action; reconcile, distribute internal reports. Meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise them on financial issues related to their portfolios. Monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines and OMB Uniform Guidance. Work with payroll coordinator to ensure faculty and staff are paid correctly. Participate in specific projects, including the support for the annual budget submission.
Create, manage and track subcontracts in RIS/MTAs & follow-up through execution; generate PO, track and maintain subcontracts expenses; review/validate incoming invoices; enter receipts; reconcile subcontracts to ensure consistent spending; track outstanding accounts receivable and process for payment.
The grants manager will report to the Administrative and Financial Officer within the Department of Hematology Oncology and has a dotted reporting line to the Department of Medicine, as well as PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a deadline drive, multiple priority work environment is required.
Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial system is preferred.

Reference Number: 40-25439

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Hematology/Oncology

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: D-Financial

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