The Sr. Grant Accountant serves as department liaison to the Cedars-Sinai Health System through the PI and Financial Manager. This position is responsible for managing and communicating financial information to Cedars-Sinai's research community and General Accounting as well as external funding agencies. This positions reviews transactions/expenditures and financial documents for adherence to sponsor guidelines and institutional policies and procedures; conducts review, analysis, and interpretation of award terms and conditions; performs financial reporting, invoicing, A/R, journal entries, and provides guidance to assist principal investigators with administrative/fiscal compliance and management of awards. The Sr. Grant Accountant is typically assigned the most complex projects and is expected to research, plan and complete assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. The Sr. Grant Accountant is required to have working knowledge of federal grant management policies and regulations governing sponsored agreements, specifically the OMB Circulars; a high level expertise in the non-routine features and functions of the PeopleSoft Grant Accounting system; and is responsible for assisting the Manager of Post Award in administrative functions, problem solving and the smooth running of the Grant & Fund Accounting Office.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or comparable level of education and experience
• 4-6 yrs of Accounting/Fund Accounting experience with strong reconciliation and analytical skills • Prior Post Award Research Administration experience is required. • Computer skills and experience, primarily in Microsoft Word and Excel • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Grant Accounting Modules
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.