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The Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) consists of 5 cores, 22 committees, 37 research sites that are members of the consortium/Steering Committee, and an additional 40 or more research sites located across the U.S. and Canada that participate in one of more trials coordinated by the ADCS. Annual funding for the ADCS grant is approximately $10 million. The ADCS provides expertise in developing Alzheimer's disease related protocols and is the coordinating center for multiple clinical trials of varying sizes and complexity under subcontracts funded by NIH and clinical trial agreements with industry.
Under general supervision, the Financial Analyst provides leadership and strategic oversight of ADCS finances and extensive fiscal management for a full-range of sponsored projects. Responsible for oversight of pre- and post-award administration of contracts, grants, private funds, subcontracts, and other related activities. Provides complex financial reporting including budget development, forecasting, and trend analysis.
Acts as a liaison between the Department of Neurosciences Business Office, the Research Service Core (RSC), Principal Investigators, Contracts and Grants, HSSPPO, OPAFS, General Accounting and other central offices. Conducts complex financial reporting and analysis of revenue and expenditures. Provides fund analysis, monthly budget status and fund closeout reports, in addition to cost analyses and support on special projects.
Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with department, University, and governmental rules, regulations and policies. Serves as ADCS Administrator for express card expenditures. Coordinates, approves, and audits online IFIS Journals (allocations and expenses), online purchasing, payment authorizations and travel, as well as payroll and funding changes. The Financial Manager assumes a leadership role in identifying problem areas, formulates alternative solutions and makes recommendations for a wide variety of financial issues.
In-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research from proposal preparation through close out, including but not limited to Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), A-21, A-110, A-133, etc.
Proven experience in principles and practices of fund accounting, cost analysis and audit procedures. Strong working knowledge of accounting principles for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices, and of audit and internal control standards.
Strong math skills with the ability to perform complex calculations and to prepare, develop, analyze expenditure reports, projections and billings for consistency, and accuracy.
Proven experience in contract and grant proposal formats, preparation, submission and administration as well as federal and private granting agency regulations.
Demonstrated skill projecting salary, benefits and indirect costs with knowledge of payroll and personnel regulations impacting such costs.
Advanced computer skills and experience using computer spreadsheets and database applications for report generation. Experience using computer software such as Excel, Microsoft Word, Access, and email.
Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues and data recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions, and make recommendations.
Conceptual knowledge to develop, design, modify and prepare financial and other types of reports for use by management for decision-making.
Knowledge of policy and procedures related to purchasing, recharges, Express Cards, returned goods, travel, disbursements, inventory, audits and contract and grant administration.
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