The Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) is a high throughput sequencing and genotyping laboratory supported by government funding. The Grants and Contracts Analyst will perform contract management and financial activities for CIDR. The GCA will also work with the Director of CIDR and interact with all other staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with management of large NIH contract with IDIQ and cost-reimbursement components.
Pre- and post-award activities for over 20 fee for service task orders per year for genotyping and sequencing projects including initiation, award, financial monitoring, invoicing and close out.
Perform duties for the annual cost-reimbursement program management task order including budget preparation/review/submission, financial monitoring, invoicing and close out duties.
Review budget justification for appropriateness and completeness of content.
Compare budget detail to budget justification for consistency.
Verify compliance with sponsoring organizations’ guidelines, as well as with relevant University policies and procedures.
Prepare proposals and other submissions by gathering supporting documentation, prepare budgets, write justifications, ensure timelines are met and documentation is formatted as required.
Enter documents into COEUS and other electronic applications.
Provides the groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
Assist with contract and grant closeouts such as following up with progress reports, invention reports, financial status reports, and specific documents related to training grants i.e., statement of appointments, payback agreements, and terminations.
Responsible for tracking proposals and other documentation through signature/approval processes.
Responsible for timely set up of budget numbers and accurate allocation of direct costs and indirect rates.
Design and implement system for tracking active and pending awards by fiscal year, department, division, and/or individual investigator.
Assist with analysis of programs, including productivity and fiscal performance, the product of which is incorporated into short and long range financial, operational and strategic planning.
Prepare and approve electronic budgets, budget changes, and expenditure transfers.
Prepare and approve various paper and electronic forms such as journal vouchers, check deposits, and purchase orders.
Demonstrate highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the program effectively and professionally as the front line representative of the program.
Consistently informs supervisor in a timely manner when difficult problems, unusual development or activities occur.
Demonstrates the ability to relate well and work with all levels of staff.
Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines.
Consistently uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
Consistently participates in the development and implementation of office goals and objectives.
Actively participates on problem-solving process based in comprehensive analysis of situations while demonstrating the use of a logical, reasoned, factual and systematic approach.
Demonstrates ability to function appropriately and efficiently in dealing with unexpected or stressful situations and multiple interruptions.
Utilizes constructive criticism and/or self-evaluation skills to improve own work performance or behavior.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.
Ability to move about work space. Lift, carry, move supplies, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other related field required. Additional related experience may substitute for education.
Two years of experience in sponsored research and financial positions Additional graduate level education may substitute for some experience.
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