We are seeking a Budget Analyst who will manage financial transactions involving clinical, general funds, federal and/or private grants and contracts, and discretionary accounts. Performs comprehensive analysis and projections, relating to business or research trends, to improve operations and financial effectiveness. Manages clinical trial financial planning and cost analysis. Analyzes financial data to ensure efficient use of resources, in particular with relation to the clinical trial infrastructure. Ensures compliance with university and/or agency regulations and restrictions.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Analyze complex financial data and extract and define relevant information using the various accounting systems and communicate necessary information to leadership.
Interpret the data to determine prior fiscal year performances and project future financial trends.
Review costs and perform cost benefit analysis on all clinical trial agreements and identify budget issues and provide fiscally responsible solutions.
Develop financial reports to aid in the development of fiscal year clinical, general funds, and gift and discretionary funds budgets.
Develop complex financial reports for forecasting, and trending.
Communicate with appropriate internal and external administrative offices to ensure that established procedures are followed. Provide instruction and answer questions relative to budget procedures and serve as liaison on behalf of program.
Review and approve consortium expenditures throughout the fiscal year. On a monthly basis, ensures the review and reconciliation of expenditure statements for the consortiums sponsored, general funds, gift and discretionary accounts.
Review clinical trial billing to ensure that all costs incurred are being covered and recouped per the executed agreements with the sponsor. Process and track sponsor invoices for payment.
Review and process all incoming clinical trials invoices and accounting transactions. Verify data for accuracy against executed sponsor agreements and budgets.
Maintain and update accounting data.
Maintains and updates accounting logs to ensure financial accuracy and timely invoice processing.
Assist in all aspects of the pre and post-award process to include but not limited to budget preparation, COEUS, SWIFT and MyRAP submissions, grant award setup documents, allocation of budgets, journal transfers, award change requests, cost transfers, sponsor reporting, preparation of closeout documentation, outgoing invoices and travel reimbursements.
Work closely with program leadership and Principal Investigators regarding financial related matters.
Designs complex financial reports utilizing the Hopkins One accounting system data and assists in the dissemination of information in various formats to the Programs. Collaborates in the design of automated reporting tools.
Performs complex statistical, cost, and financial analysis of data reported in the various information systems. Develops financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
Works in formal and informal forums with leadership and staff liaisons regarding grant administration and financial management matters.
Applies a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies.
Identifies areas for improvement in current or non-existent administrative processes and works with leadership to develop corrective action plans.
Performs financial analysis and reviews procedures and systems to determine appropriate solutions.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knows the formal and informal goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other schools/divisions. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the consortium.
Works within the Clinical Trial Infrastructure to ensure smooth contractual negotiations with sponsor budgets, acts as a liaison between Sponsors and ORA, and handles billing related to clinical trials within the department.
On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
May direct the activities of staff or a function and/or represent the function at meetings.
Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
One year of related progressively responsible experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Familiarity with SAP (Hopkins One) R3 applications and BW reporting.
Classified Title: Budget Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: $23.00-$31.58-$40.18 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am- 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Remote Department name: SOM Onc Women's Malignancies Personnel area: School of Medicine
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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