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As a Department Fund Manager you will assist the HOPP faculty and other members of the administrative team with the full spectrum of pre- and post-award activities. As the department’s point of contact for Research and Technology Management, Development, Finance, and MSK Departments as well as external funding agencies, the responsibilities of the position generally fall into the following categories and may include:
Pre-award and grants management:
Coordinate the submission of all grants (federal, state and private agencies) for department principal investigators (PIs), including identifying new grant opportunities
Independently gather information on application requirements including providing templates and guidance to PIs for non-scientific parts of application, drafting budgets and obtaining all necessary grant documents for timely submissions
Maintain up to date knowledge of deadlines, forms and funding regulations
Serve as a coordinator for PI/MSK on multicenter grants or subcontracts
Post-award and financial management:
Monitor grant and philanthropic expenses to ensure that costs stay within budgeted allocations and adhere to sponsor guidelines
Use tools (Excel, Cognos, etc) to create and review fund and lab budgets on a monthly basis providing in depth analysis on spending trends; identify funding sources for salaries and supplies; forecast budgetary outlook for future years. Review said lab budgets and forecasts with PIs on a regular basis
Coordinate fund transfers, review and approve expenses (PO, petty cash, etc), and manage effort reporting with Research Fund Manager
Responsible for financial data collection, entry and analysis
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with institutional goals
Able to effectively navigate complex policies and processes across an organization
Capable of creating a work environment where people are motivated to do their best
Effective at building partnerships and collaborating to meet shared objectives
Bachelor’s Degree is required
Minimum 2-4 years of experience
Familiarity with healthcare industry; financial management; research fund management
Substantial experience with excel and data manipulation preferred
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.