Grants Associate

Employer
Stanford University
Location
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Grants Associate🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Finance📅4 days ago Post Date📅92500 Requisition #Grade: G

FTE: 100%

The Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) seeks a Grants Associate to join the Institute as an integral member of the administrative team. The Grants Associate will work under minimal supervision to manage the pre and/or post award activities on grants, contracts, program projects, and, both routine and complex.

Duties include:

    Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review documents for completeness and compliance. Advise MCHRI applicants to develop, prepare and finalize project budgetsAssist in preparing strategic financial analyses for MCHRI/LPCH Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries. Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly and cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled; initiate cost transfers. Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and revenue. Develop and communicate reports supporting project status; create effective forecasting and decision aides. Participate in contract closeout process; submit final reports and certificates. Compile information and documents needed for audit inquiries.Understand, apply, and advise on university and government policies for projects.Serve as a resource on subject area and overall technical resource to principal investigator and other university staff.Participate in and contribute to process improvements. Lead other staff in group projects

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field desired.Cardinal Curriculum 1 & 2 Certified desired.Substantial budgeting knowledge, including capability to communicate policies & clarify budget questions desired.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree and three years of job related experience, or combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

    Basic knowledge of governmental regulations.Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate policies and procedures.Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel and web-based tools.Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting principles.Ability to complete Cardinal Curriculum I and II within first year in role.Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting. Knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications. Competency in project management.Extreme attention to detail.Ability to work well independently, but also to seek or offer assistance when needed.
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