Job type full-time
Full job description
Financial analyst (remote eligible)
General summary/ overview statement:
Working under the general direction of the srAdministrative manager and the director of the braingate clinical trials, the financial analyst is primarily responsible for supporting day-to-day financial and administrative activity related to the neurology department’s research portfolio and will collaborate closely with braingate leadership on expense tracking and analysis, and other financial tasks.
The braingate trials are focused on developing and testing practical, groundbreaking medical devices to restore communication, mobility and independence to people affected by neurologic disease, paralysis, or limb lossThis is a multicenter trial supported by nih, va, and philanthropic funds.
The candidate for this position must have well developed organizational and communication skills and be capable of working fairly independently to produce consistently high-quality work with minimal supervision and guidance, while seeking guidance as appropriateDaily responsibilities will include the administration of sponsored research, procurement, maintenance of appropriate documentation, review and reconciliation of accounts including monitoring, preparing and correcting transaction activity, and tracking budgetary performance of a research consortium involving various institutions: stanford university, brown, and the vaExperience with clinical trial operations is a plus.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
The job’s primary responsibilities, but not limited to, include the following:
Monitors expenses including tracking, reconciliation and compliance with sponsor guidelines, cost transfers to/from funds.
Initiate and process reimbursements, purchase requisitions, and check requests for assigned contracts.
Performs funding analysis, including forecasting anticipated deficits/surplus on project awards/accounts.
Assists srGa to create funding, project, and personnel-specific projections for expenditures and provides graphical summaries of projections under different scenarios.
Assists srGa to prepare budget for research projects and collect proposal submission related documents.
Generate various internal financial and metric reports at discretion of director
Reviews monthly fund statements and coordinates with research management team and other departments as needed and recommends resolution of errors or identification of charges
Coordinate with research management and awardee on timely issuance of subcontract amendments; both subcontract-in and subcontract out
Works closely with counterparts at brown university and providence va medical center to maintain similarly detailed financial understanding of braingate resources at mgh, brown, and va.
Submit research subject remuneration check requests
Organize and submit stipend request payments
Assist with review/approval of fsr/ffr
Track and verify revenue
Assists with maintaining documentation of capital equipment
Provide backup coverage for purchase order requisition during staff vacations, loa and vacancies as needed
Maintain a current working knowledge of pertinent sponsor regulations through review of sponsor terms and conditions and attending in-house and on-line training sessions
Effectively interacts with all levels of management and workforce
Participate in special projects and other duties at the discretion of senior leadership
Demonstrated knowledge of the accounting cycle and terms
Advanced excel (or equivalent) and database reporting skills required
Ability to create graphics describing current and future financial projections
Working knowledge of spreadsheet and database systems
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Willingness and ability to be resourceful
Good interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters discreetly and confidentially
Ability to prioritize as departmental demands shift
Required: minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience
Preferred: knowledge of industry sponsored clinical trials; research experience
Bachelor’s degree required; specialized training in accounting, finance or business management, bachelor degree in accounting, finance, business management, or equivalent preferred.
The current budget for the clinical trial and related grants exceeds $1m / year.
Eeo statement massachusetts general hospital is an equal opportunity employerBy embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to leadApplications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouragedPrimary location ma-charlestown-mgh 13th street work locations mgh 13th street 149 13th street charlestown 02129 job finance/accounting organization massachusetts general hospital(mgh) schedule full-time standard hours 40 shift day job employee status regular recruiting department mgh neurology research job posting may 18, 2022
Posted 30+ days ago