Build and negotiate clinical trial budgets and contract terms, on behalf of faculty and the Department, with industry, federal, and private funding agencies.
Advise Department faculty and staff on matters related to clinical trial budgets and contracts in a clear and professional manner.
Read and interpret clinical trial study documents including Protocol, Budget, Contract, Informed Consent, and Laboratory Manual.
Ensure document harmonization and compliance, and facilitate timely execution of agreements.
Successfully interact with other departments, core facilities, and administrative offices to ensure efficient operation at all levels.
Establish professional relationships with pharmaceutical, CRO, and non-profit counterparts to facilitate amicable and timely negotiations.
Contribute to data analysis, using established and novel metrics, to advance Unit and Department efficiency and profitability.
Monitor processing of Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions and approval of clinical trial protocols.
Manage multiple concurrent projects, paying special attention to competing deadlines, complexity, and priority.
Seeks new avenues for funding and grant opportunities and ensures that notices of relevant opportunities are brought to faculty attention. Works with sponsors to draft proposal budgets in accordance with University needs, with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Reviews all applications against University guidelines, in addition to drafting progress reports, non-competing applications, amendments, and budgeting. Responsible for all data entry and preparation of grant reports and trend analysis.
Performs other related work as needed.
Three years of financial experience.
Working knowledge in FAS, Business Objects, and academic medical operations.
An understanding of fund accounting principles, federal and major non-federal post-award policies, allowable cost policies, and fundamental academic medical research accounting principles.
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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