| Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Executive Director of the Clinical Protocol and Data Management office (the "CPDM") of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC), College of Physicians & Surgeons ("P&S") at Columbia University Medical Center ("CUMC"), and also to the Medical Director of the CPDM, the CPDM Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for managing the budget, revenue recoveries, and expenditures of the CPDM.|
The CPDM is a shared resource of the HICCC that assists investigators and academic/research staff in developing oncology clinical trials and provides administrative resources and infrastructure to build and sustain investigator initiated, industry and federally sponsored clinical research at the HICCC of P&S.
The Senior Financial Analyst reports directly to the Executive Director of the CPDM and the Medical Director of the CPDM and is responsible for the following:
*Prepares the annual budget of the CPDM, accounting for projected revenues and expenses.
*Develops and maintains systems to accurately monitor, assess and manage the revenues and expenses of the CPDM, including monitoring performance against budgets.
*Collaborates with the Clinical Trials Office (CTO), Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA), Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF) and the Principal Investigators in the pre-award process to submit projects/proposals for funding, and post award process to manage the award including oversight of procurement/P-card processes.
*Ensures the timely and accurate completion of trial data in the StudyManager system to facilitate the Clinical Trials Office (CTO's) ability to invoice, collect and reconcile fees associated with clinical trials conducted in the CPDM.
*Works closely with the CPDM Medical Director and Clinical Research Manager in the CPDM to ensure billing compliance for HICCC sponsored projects.
*Manages the budgetary and other financial aspects of CPDM sponsored projects including government, industry, and foundation awards.
*Collaborates with the Principal Investigators of the CPDM and the Budget Analyst of the CTO in assessing the financial feasibility and financial risk of proposed clinical trials.
*Develops and implements financial policies and procedures within the CPDM in conjunction with the Executive Director.
*Ensures compliance with financial and data security regulatory requirements and with relevant policies and procedures of Columbia University, CUMC, and the HICCCC.
*With the Medical Director and Executive Director of the CPDM, establishes strategic financial goals related to the financial integrity and programmatic growth of the HICCC and the CPDM.
*Summarizes, interprets and provides detailed reports on the financial aspects of the CPDM (P&L statements).
*Serves as the primary liaison between the CPDM and other internal partners in research such as the Clinical Trials Office, Sponsored Projects Administration and Sponsored Projects Finance with respect to financial matters.
*Communicates with investigators, CPDM leadership, and HICCC leadership.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience; or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
*Master's Degree in Business Administration
*At least 4 years of business experience, with preference given to experience in academic medical centers, hospitals or pharmaceutical companies.
*Expert knowledge of analysis of financial data and financial reports required.
*In-depth knowledge of the financial and business aspects of clinical research preferred.
*Knowledgeable in grants and clinical trials administration and accounting preferred.
*Demonstrable ability to collaborate and communicate with partners in research, investigators and research staff.
*Experience with administrative aspects of Human Resource/Faculty Affairs
*Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
*Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
*Advanced skill level in Excel, Access and PowerPoint required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience in higher education or health care organization desirable
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.