Clinical Trials Finance Mgr
Job Title: Clinical Trials Finance Mgr
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228307
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 10 years of relevant experience.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university and 7 years of relevant experience.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to use sound judgement and work independently
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesResponsibilities The Finance Manager of Clinical Trials Office reports to the Director of the Clinical Trials Office and is responsible for the management of negotiations of complex financial and contractual terms, making accurate, specialized decisions on a range of patient charges, insurance reimbursement guidelines, research financial compliance concerns, sponsor reimbursements, compensation and other payments; oversees all financial offers from industry sponsors; evaluates past operations, trends and costs, knowing estimated and realized revenue requirements, administrative commitments and requirements of clinical trial management. The Manager consults with Cancer Center Administration regarding contractual rights and obligations involving issues such as indemnification, publication rights, confidentiality; manages activities concerned with amendments and /or extensions of contracts. Additionally, the Manager coordinates efforts of Cancer Center research patient billing infrastructure and works closely with Cancer Center Administration, monitoring budgets and subcontracts.
The duties include, but are not limited to:
- Clinical Trial Budget Development/Negotiations; Reviews Clinical trial protocols to develop study-specific budgets that account for all procedural and labor costs. Partners with appropriate coordinators and managers to ensure all items/procedures required by protocol are accounted for and priced appropriately. Clinical Trail Contracting in coordination with Department of Sponsored Program Administration; Research Patient billing and auditing, Research Sponsor Billing and Collection.
- Oversees and advises for CTO Finance staff and manages direct reports, coaching, disciplinary actions, promotions, and out of cycle increases. Represents, with faculty leadership, the GCC's Clinical Trials Office at internal and external business development meetings, including presentations about the capabilities and operations of the CTO. External clients can include pharmaceutical or device companies and professional societies.
- Prepares and analyzes of all clinical projects/studies (income, expenditures, cash flow, effort and forecast data) to determine if the CTO is progressing toward stated goals and objectives set forth by the CCFO and the Cancer Center Director. Reconcile, adjust, and maintain the financial clinical system (CashFlow/OnCore) with AU Peoplesoft. Responsible for the specific reconciliation of studies by matching contracts, budgets, and per patient costs to actual trial visits and payments. Oversees and approves financial documents (journal entries, authorization to budget, effort reporting, utilization of residual fund forms, etc. through the iLab system with verification of Clinical Trial agreements and grants in place.
- Conduct and lead team meetings, identify and implement processes and improvements, train new staff members and audit programs. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Pay Grade: 18
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.