Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Serve as finance team member in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Reconcile assigned accounts including general, designated, gift, DAF and sponsored fund types on a monthly basis and ensure compliance with Medical School and sponsor guidelines; investigate and resolve any issues
Develop and run queries using Business Objects in the Financial Data Warehouse and prepare reports
Request and open non-sponsored accounts
Prepare no cost time extension and other post award change requests
Create and process journal entries
Review and approve clinical trial human subject payments
Prepare responses to inquiries, assist with the preparation of various financial reports and documents
Interpret regulations and guidelines of funding
Additional duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or in a business related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
1 year of Research Administration experience
Extensive knowledge and experience using Excel
Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively with a high degree of accuracy while working in an environment of fluctuating priorities and interruptions
Extremely detail oriented with the ability to recognize and investigate data anomalies
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with faculty and staff at all levels
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
Familiarity and experience with University administrative and business tools such as Business Objects, MReports and other MPathways systems, and Concur; knowledge of UM organizational structure.
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