Aug 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with the great potential to reshape the face of medicine as we know it. Our discoveries have set the stage for successful treatments and possibly even cures for devastating genetic diseases.

The laboratory of Dr. Jim Wilson, at GTP of the University of Pennsylvania, has been a leader in the development of innovative vector technology for close to three decades. We have emerged as the 'go-to' organization for public and private partners, who want to participate in the gene therapy space. Currently, we are positioned to lead another round of vector innovation and establish pre-clinical and clinical proof-of-concept in therapeutic applications of in-vivo genome editing.

We are currently on the hunt for a Financial Admin Coordinator to support the financial operations of our gene therapy research.

As a Financial Admin Coordinator, you will be an integral member of the finance team by managing general office administration. You will manage and process payroll, processing and be approving departmental purchase requests, utilizing the Concur system to process travel reimbursements, reconciling ProCard purchases, and going above and beyond to answer all accounts payable inquiries. You will provide back up support to the Associate Director of Financial Operations, Business Manager, Grants Managers, and Financial Administrative Coordinators as needed.

GTP is a dynamic, fast-paced, ever-changing work environment. You will have a direct impact on the success of our program and contribute to our life-saving work/mission.

Qualifications: - Minimum of a High School diploma and 5 years of experience working in finance or accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience required. College degree or coursework preferred.
- Flexibility and prioritization skills a must!
- Effective communication expertise and experience needed
- Previous experience in academic setting, knowledge of basic accounting practices, and research grants experience preferred.
- Individual must be detail oriented, organized, and comfortable with basic math.
- High proficiency in Excel and the entire Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
- The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and a quick learner, an active team player able to work in a dynamic environment.
- Experience in university financial systems preferred.
- Knowledge of Business Objects and BEN Financials a plus.

Reference Number: 40-26506

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: DM-Gene Therapy Program

Special Requirements:

Job Family: S-Clerical Financial

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