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Clinical Research Finance is seeking a Senior Clinical Research Budget Analyst to work directly with the Manager, Clinical Research Budget Analysis on all aspects of clinical research budgets and protocols fees. This position assists with the development, review, negotiation, and approval of all clinical research budgets, particularly those associated with non-exempt IRB/Privacy Board protocols. The Sr. Clinical Research (CR) Budget Analyst will work with Research Management staff, Principal Investigators, Contract Analysts and Fund Managers in the clinical departments, Research Fund Managers/Coordinators in Research Technology Management to ensure complete, comprehensive and accurate budgets.
Initiate, develop, negotiate, and approve clinical research budgets for new protocols, budget amendments, letters of intent and contract payment terms.
Manage systems containing budget information (e.g., Budget and Contract Management System (BCMS, internal systems) and Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) for new and ongoing protocol budgets and amendments.
Ensure consistency between the budget, protocol, consent, protocol submission form, review committee comments and responses, and other relevant documentation prior to approval.
Assist with the development and negotiation of sponsor rate cards.
Reviews budgeted research non-billables (RNBs) and assist in conduct of Medicare Coverage Analysis to ensure appropriateness in accordance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines.
Collect relevant data in order to determine volume, quality and timeliness of clinical research budgets. Identify potential improvements in methods of data collection. Analyze data for accuracy, completeness and relevancy; identifies trends and issues requiring action or further review.
Partner with Research Management staff, Principal Investigators, Contract Managers and Fund Managers in the clinical departments, Research Fund Managers and other Clinical Research Finance team members in Research and Project Administration, and the Clinical Research Contracting staff in Clinical Research Administration to ensure complete, comprehensive, accurate and timely budgets.
Comply with Human Participant Protection & Regulatory Compliance requirements and assist with updating departmental policies to meet federal and institutional guidelines as needed.
Management, and/or other Center-wide initiatives relating to clinical research budgeting.
Assist with administrative and training support functions of CR Finance, such as assisting with the CR Finance budget email account, maintaining the intranet site, creating training manuals, and providing training and education to new CR Finance Budget staff.
Identify the need for enhancements to protocol budget policies and procedures as a result of regulatory or institutional changes and updates.
Work with Manager, Budget Analysis to develop, communicate and implement these changes ensuring that each clinical department is in compliance.
Works independently on special projects and initiatives assigned by the CR Finance management and/or other RTM Leadership.
A Bachelor's Degree required with 4-7 years of Clinical research experience with knowledge of financial management and oversight including but not limited to experience in budget development and oversight.
Experience with financial implications of clinical research strongly.
Experience with clinical trial operations.
The ability to apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments.
Intermediate Experience in Microsoft Office Suite; Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
Administrative skills required include prioritization, time management, and ability to develop and analyze reports; advanced verbal communication and listening skills.
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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