Sr. Financial Analyst at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Brookline, MA

Overview Research Finance Analyst Senior will manage a portfolio of grants & contracts and will serve the primary point of contact for grants administrators and PI for fiscal management. Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. Requirements Communicates with department and PIs throughout grant lifecycle and assists in the development and submission of all requests for a change of PI, no-cost extension requests, and budgeting requests. He/she will be responsible for setting up project awards and amend as needed. Interfaces with the IS team, identifying gaps in the system and suggest modifications - open tickets when necessary by explaining issues Prepare Financial Status Reports and invoices in accordance with sponsor requirements. Monitors grant expenses, receivables and revenue. Reviews and processes non-personnel and personnel costs transactions. Ensures that financial data is accurate and timely, monitor receivables and receipt of funds. Reviews and processes non-personnel costs transfers and personnel requests. Processes incoming subcontract invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance before being paid. Provides institutional oversight to ensure that all expenses posted to a sponsored project are allowable, and the accurate recording of these expenses on the general ledger is consistent with generally acceptable accounting principles (GAAP) and the sponsor's terms and conditions. Participates in the close-out of funds including the preparation of closeout documents and closing entries. Serve as a technical expert and provide guidance and coaching to RFS I and RFS II colleagues. Contributes to the preparation of training materials and conduct training sessions within the department. Contributes to the preparation, review, and modification of Standard Operating Procedures consistent with all pertinent internal and external regulations. Prepares, analyzes, and submits quarterly Federal Cash Transaction reports for federal grants and contracts to the Federal government. Manages Research Accounts Receivable and facilitates Uniform Guidance annual Audit. Covers for Manager as needed - run and/or attend meetings, compile tracking reports, etc. Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications BS/BA required. Minimum of 7 + years in post-award accounting required. This level is responsible for a higher grant portfolio; performs tasks with minimal supervision and is an active participant on various committees. Position also acts as a mentor for junior staff. Special projects as assigned. Knowledge of all federal regulations associated with managing federal grants and contracts Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting principles and practices Ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels in and outside of DFCI PeopleSoft skills highly desirable Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret and explain rules and regulations associated with managing Federal grants Ability to maintain favorable working relationships with a wide variety of professional groups Ability to meet deadlines Ability to multi-task and function as an integral member of the teamSalary Range: $100K -- $150K Minimum QualificationAccounting, Corporate Finance

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