The Post-Award Administrator provides financial management in an intensive customer service environment for the Department of Medicine. Serves as a primary account administrator for account owners. Creates accounts and works within the Financial Accounting System. Allocates, authorizes, monitors, and controls expenses. Manages check and wire-transfer deposits and earnings invoicing for industry funded clinical trials. Maintains accurate accounts receivable and payable data in VETS (Visit Earnings Tracking System). Maintains, oversees, reconciles, and corrects errors in accounts. Processes clinical research and core bills for payment. Works with other administrators on the procurement process including purchasing, internal requisitioning, and personal and travel reimbursements. Allocates and authorizes expenditures. May work with administrators to manage financial and administrative aspects of sponsored project proposal preparation, submission, and post-award grant administration. Advises and assists in most relations and communications with funding agencies, subcontractors, and others. Monitor expenditures on approximately 560 active individual faculty accounts. Propose solutions to discovered problems and fix according to proper policy and procedure. Compare actual spending to original budget and identify any variances with particular attention being paid to faculty salary. Develop a working knowledge of University policies and procedures as well as a working knowledge of policies and procedures of various funding agencies. Create and maintain excel spreadsheets and Access databases as necessary to track Section finances. Work closely with Section Administrators to effectively manage faculty accounts and ensure proper spending.
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