Finance and Grants Management Specialist
Finance and Grants Management Specialist🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Finance📅Sep 03, 2020 Post Date📅87217 Requisition #Stanford University, Department of Medicine is seeking a skilled Finance and Grants Management Specialist (Accountant 2) to manage the research portfolio for some of the country's leading clinical informatics researchers at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research. We are looking for someone to join our finance team to provide financial analysis, strategic management of federal and non-federal research grants, and present findings to our research faculty.At the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR) we develop cutting-edge ways to acquire, represent, and process information about human health. In order to handle the ever-increasing amounts of data in healthcare and biomedical research, our faculty, students, and staff investigate and create novel computational, statistical, organizational, and decision-making methods. Our research advances the state of the art in semantic technology, biostatistics, and the modeling of biomedical systems to benefit clinical and translational research as well as patient care. Duties include:
- Analyze accounting transactions and information to summarize current financial position at the unit or organization-wide level. Construct and assemble data for decision making; develop conclusions, and present high level summary of recommendations.
- Capture, track, and report revenue and expenses; determine appropriate procedures for accounting record preparation, research of transactions and reporting. Oversee, reconcile, and resolve problems relative to complicated accounts.
- Collect data and perform research on details of transactions. Generate, review, analyze and communicate financial data that reflects actual financial performance against approved budgets. Prepare and present quantitative and qualitative analyses focusing on variances from budget and prior data.
- Run and analyze financial reports, often from multiple systems; prepare management information reports.
- Execute internal control programs established by management, research new regulations, and recommend and implement approved changes. May manage compliance program for area of responsibility, and create complex compliance reports.
- Serve as a resource to local units and other departments to resolve accountingrelated issues.
- May act as a lead, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.
- Experience working in an academic institution and management of grant funding and proposals.
- Experience working with Excel and building reports from scratch for finance presentations
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor’s degree plus four years of applicable experience, or combination of education and relevant work experience.
- Intermediate proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office; intermediate Excel skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with accounting systems and the internet; computer literacy.
- Understanding of and ability to apply accounting skills and concepts.
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups.
- Demonstrated project management skills and ability to contribute as part of a project team.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
- Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
- Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
- May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
- Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
- A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
- A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4442
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: H
- Requisition ID: 87217