Temporary Financial Analyst at UNC Chapel Hill

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Vacancy TypeTemporaryIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleTemporary Financial Analyst at UNC Chapel HillSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$24-$26 per hourPosition Number48AJ02Work ScheduleFT, 40 per weekFull Time Equivalent (FTE)Department480502 - HR UTS/UNC PartnershipDepartment Job City & StateChapel Hill, NCEssential Job Duties

Review and negotiation of complex clinical trial budgets and payment term arrangements for clinical research funding received by the University from federal sponsors as well as private for-profit and not-for profit sponsors, including business, industry, associations, and foundations in order to initiate clinical trial research at UNC.

Consult with faculty Investigators and staff regarding the nature of each clinical trial and the impact of unique aspects of trials on the clinical and scientific requirements contained in the protocols, budgets and other study documents, to ensure budget and overall agreement represent accurate and regulatory compliant agreements that best represents the interests of the University and the Investigator.

Keep abreast of new developments in research administration policies and requirements in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information, guidance, and training for the campus and research community. Work with UNC Office of Clinical Trial (OCT) and Office of Industry Contracts (OIC) to remain current on University policy, external regulations and guidance including CMS/ NCD and all other relevant guidance and policy.

Oversee the UNC compliance processes including managing the deemed and qualifying process, justification of “Routine” charges using NCCN and CMS guidelines and manage all aspects of the overall billing coverage analysis (BCA) processes. Provide guidance in the interpretation of Epic billing calendar development and Epic charge review.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

University and/or CRO/Pharmaceutical Pre-award
Negotiation of clinical trial budgets and payment terms
General understanding of contracts
Familiarity with hospital CPT codes

Departmental Required Skills

•Demonstrated experience in a clinical trial setting with industry sponsors and/or with negotiation of a variety of industry funded clinical agreements

•Working knowledge of commercial contracts. (Pharmaceutical Industry preferred)

•Demonstrated ability to independently negotiate and communicate effectively, efficiently and diplomatically, both orally and in writing, with University and pharmaceutical industry personnel at all levels

•Ability to multi-task, and prioritize high-volume work load with minimal supervision while maintaining a positive and collaborative approach

•Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external offices and individuals. Flexibility, a “can-do” mindset, and the ability to function in an entrepreneurial research setting are essential

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

•Knowledge and appreciation of University structure, practices, policies and procedures

•Self-directed with sound judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures Team player with ability to work independently, prudently and collaboratively

•Master’s degree preferred/ Pharma or CRO Industry experience a plus.

•UNC experience is preferred.

Required License or Certification


Special InstructionsJob Open Date06/14/2019Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.06/24/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you interested in working at UNC Chapel Hill?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please briefly describe your accounting experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * To what extent have you used MS Excel? Please describe tasks you typically use Excel for and what functionality within Excel you utilize to accomplish those tasks.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your professional experience working with PeopleSoft Financials.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have any UNC accounting systems experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  7. If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 6/15/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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