The University of Pittsburgh's department of Medicine-Research Administration is seeking a qualified Post Award Administrator. The position is accountable for post-award functions, both operational and financial. Will provide advanced-level support for the financial activities of a large academic department. The position requires the application of a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in research accounting, post-award administration, and budgeting. The individual in this position works with department leadership in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and methods to handle unusual or complex situations. This senior position will be responsible for financial oversight and execution of post-award activities in the research office of an academic and clinical department with over 80M in total grant funding. The incumbent will provide appropriate training of project staff in the management of research funds/accounting. The incumbent will serve as a primary contact for many post-award activities and will direct and oversee the posting and reconcile expenditures as well as monthly expenditure reports on the research accounting activity. Will forecast budget scenarios, clear overdrafts, and participate in other special projects as requested. Will work independently with department investigators and staff to interpret funding guidelines, reports, rules, and regulations. Will participate in the development of departmental budget, and be responsible for monitoring and addressing variances. Prior University experience in the management of research funds is required.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related discipline with three to five years of experience. Prior experience in the management of research funds preferred. Supervisory experience and/or demonstrated experience functioning in a lead capacity with oversight responsibilities highly preferred. Proficiency in PC-based software products and automated accounting systems essential. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills essential. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
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Assignment Category Full-time regular Job Classification Staff.Financial.III Campus Pittsburgh Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department. Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00 Relocation Offered No Visa Sponsorship Provided No Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter