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Post Award Financial Coordinator

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for a Post Award Financial Coordinator to join the team. This position is responsible for the financial compliance associated with awarded grants and contracts, including award setup, billing, collections, report preparation and award closeout.


  • Reviews and approves fiscal expenditures, the application, and analysis of budgetary controls for funding sponsors
  • Ensures institutional compliance with federal, state, agency and other applicable governing regulations, policies and procedures concerning sponsored and non-sponsored research
  • Prepares invoicing based on agreed upon costs/rates/prices to sponsoring agencies
  • Communicates and coordinates with program departments, fiscal and administrative offices, non-profit organizations, and state and federal agencies
  • Responds to a variety of fiscal and administrative inquiries from inside and outside the University
  • Monitors and prepares budgets and other necessary financial reports
  • Monitors federal, state, and program specific compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, federal OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Establishes controls for all grants, contracts and other research funding mechanisms
  • Explain funding issues to awarding agencies, collaborating institutions, and internal OU departments
  • Ensures that rules for grants management, including those regulating federal sources, voluntary agencies, industrial contracts, philanthropic sources and OU institutional policy are understood, disseminated and complied with
  • Acts as a resource for research investigators in the area of financial award compliance
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Location
Education: Bachelor's degree

Equivalency/Substitution:  Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree.


  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills·       
  • Ability to effectively interact with designated faculty and administrations, as well as with external contacts·       
  • Accurate in developing and managing budgets, projecting expenditures and managing recommended solutions·      
  • Computer aptitude, including word processing and spreadsheet development·       
  • Knowledge of standard bookkeeping and accounting procedures·       
  • Able to understand a chart of accounts and code entries to proper account·      
  • Customer service·       
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information·       
  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines·       
  • Must be able to read and interpret policy as well a State and Federal regulations 
Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Ability to engage in repetitive motions.
  • Environmental: Standard office environment. Interacts with all levels of staff and external contacts and work under pressure.
Department Preferences:

  • 12 hours of Accounting
  • 6 hours of Business Law
Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Organization: Financial Services
Job Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 4, 2024

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