Oversee the creation, documentation, and execution of budget development and negotiation and payment terms standards, including the negotiation and implementation of master rate cards with pharmaceutical sponsors.Â
Provide leadership by consulting on final contract terms and budgets for compliance and quality assurance. Â
Direct the development, monitoring and reporting of project budgets and quarterly clinical trial financial summaries.
Oversee financial transactions, revenues, and expenditures.
Ensure the accurate recording of data, the complete and complex billing of sponsors, and the timely collection of accounts receivable.
Serve as the lead point of contact for clinical trial budgeting, financial management, and compliance.
Responsible for the execution and negotiation of clinical trials budgets and contracts, master clinical trial rate cards and agreements, and other related agreements for the Department of Medicine.
Act as a key resource for clinical trial financial management.
Develop and implement strategies to enable operational excellence while maximizing resources.
Collaborate with Divisional, University and UCM to drive clinical research initiatives in a strategic manner.
Develops performance goals, allocates resources and assesses policies for direct subordinates. Ensures service and communication to PIs, standardized information, best practices development, and that all faculty and research staff are aware of any new grant policies and changes.
Remains current with agency and regulatory changes. Plans for department/unit compliance with University, Divisional and Department policies and procedures and implements corrective actions for issues identified.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in accounting, business administration, or relevant field.
Administrative, accounting, or grant and contract administration experience.
Experience with budgets, ledgers, invoices, and fiscal reporting.
Experience in one or more aspects of sponsored program administration in a research environment.
Experience with accounting systems.
Previous leadership and management experience.
Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Flexible and adaptable.
Knowledge of general accounting standards and auditing.
Strong organizational skills.
Sound financial and analytic skills.
Research issues and propose solutions to problems.
Demonstrated initiative in improving processes and enhancing systems.
Exercise sound judgment, discretion and tact.
Exceptional time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
Work with individuals from across the division and university.
Proficient in research methods and funding sources.
Expertise with clinical trials.
Background with federal and non-federal regulations for grant management.
Proficiency with fund accounting.
Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies Â
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