Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Under the supervision of the Manager, Administration & Finance, the position manages the sponsored program finance and administration of five research centers. The research centers are the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research (4423), the Center for Psychotherapy (4426) the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders (4429), the Penn Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness and Psychopathology Research (4420). The position has control and oversight of budgeting processes, from proposal submission, budget development, forecasting, monitoring of activity, sponsored program financial compliance, to account close out for all research centers. Included in the duties are the financial management of the units' sponsored programs pre and post-award budgets, which include federal & state grants, pharmaceutical industry trials, and other non-profit organization awards. The role's duties also include payroll processing for RMO & REG personnel, as well as the review and approval of expenses in Concur TEM as the 'default approver' for the responsible Orgs. The position will train and advise research support staff on sponsored program and fiscal procedures/policies. The role will act as liaison between faculty and various internal and external contacts as it relates to sponsored programs administration.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Good communication and organizational skills are essential. Being able to multi-task in a fast paced environment a plus.

Reference Number: 40-26388

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: PS-Mental Health Services

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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