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MD Anderson Cancer Center Accountant II - Post Award - Investigational Cancer Therapeutics in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas , the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The primary purpose of the Accountant II position is to negotiate, process and manage industry and non-industry sponsored contracts/budgets, provide accounting/analysis and management of assigned Principal Investigator(s) financial data for budgeting and strategic financial planning. Performs special assignments as required and prepares detailed audit reports, cost reports, etc., for departmental and institutional use.

E ss en ti al F unc ti o ns a n d E xp e c t ed Ou t co m es

  1. Clinical Research Management
  • Negotiate with industry sponsors and CRO's on new and amended clinical trial budgets.

  • Develop working relationships with ICT's Regulatory team, Clinical staff and Legal Services regarding essential documentation for supporting the clinical trials budgets.

  • Coordinate with Clinical Research Finance to ensure that all pertinent information is captured for review and approval of the clinical trial budget.

  • Provide finalized documentation for Legal Services and Office of Sponsored Programs to proceed with signature for contract execution.

  • Complete Advance Set Up requests to establish funding accounts for clinical trials.

2. C li n i cal tri al con tr act i n vo i c i ng

  • Analyze i ndu str y g r an t s and i n iti a t e t he i n v o i c i ng p r oce s s i n acco r d ance wit h ag r ee m en ts . Wo r k c l o s e l y wit h G r an t s a n d C o n tr ac t s A cc o un ti ng, R e s ea r c h N u rs e s , and o t h er st udy pe rs onnel t o p r o v i de t h e app r op ri a t e i n f o r m a ti on f or i n v o i c i n g.

  • I n t e r act w i t h ex t e r nal f und i n g ag e nc i es t o en s u r e p r oper i n v o i c i ng and pa y m ent f or c li n i cal tri a l s ac c o r d i n g t o t he con tr ac t ual a g ree m e n ts.

  • M eet r egu l a r l y wit h P I s t o d is cu s s pa y m ent or budget i s s ue s.

  • E n s ur e i n v o i c i n g is ac c ur a t e a nd d o n e p e r I CT ' s d e par t m en t a l , D i v i s i o n a l a n d I ns ti t u ti o na l g u i d e l i ne s .

3. A cc o unt m a i n t enance r e co n c il i a t i on and reporting

  • M on it or ba l ances and tr ack i nco m e and expen s es f or d e pa rt m ent co / cen t e rs , aud iti ng deb i t and cr e d it tr an s ac ti ons f or accu r a cy a n d con f o r m ance wit h e st ab li s hed p r oce d u r es a n d r e gu l a ti o n s .

  • M a i n t a i n app r o p ri a t e s a l a r y a ll oca ti ons on a l l f unded g r a n ts . I n i ti a t e J DU F s f or cha n ges i n s ou r ce of f un d s f or pe rs onnel s a l a r y s u p po rt .

  • I n i ti a t e I DT s f or pa y m ent of i n t e r nal r e s ea r ch - r e l a t ed i n v o i ces (s uch as C T R C i n v o i ces f or P K s , u r i na l y s i s , et c . ) .

  • P e rf o r m du ti es r e l e v ant t o c l o si ng t he m on t h l y and annual fi nanc i al st a t e m en t s and o t her du ti es as re qu i re d .

  • P r e pa r e m on t h l y r epo rt s s u m m a ri z i ng a v a il ab l e f unds f or t he D epa rt m ent A d m i n is t r a t or and Ch ai r .

  • M a i n t a i n depa rt m ent G r an t s and C o n tr ac t s da t aba s e t o v e ri f y t he accu r acy of t he i n s t it u ti onal F RE D s y s t e m and ge n e r a t e m on t h l y r epo r t s f or t he C ha i r a nd D epa rt m ent A d m i n i s t r a t o r .

  • M a i n t a i n da t aba s e t o tr ack s ou r ces of f unds a nd co rr e s p ond i ng s ou r ce of f u n ds pe r c en t ages f or a ll depa rt m ent p er s o n n e l .

  • A ssis t i n m a i n t a i n i ng a da t aba s e t hat wil l p r o v i de up - t o - da t e fi nanc i al i n f o r m a ti on a bout a l l d e p art m e n t s pon s o r ed tri al and i n v e sti ga t o r-i n iti a t ed f u n d i ng.

  • P r e pa r e ad j u sti ng and c l o si n g en tri e s , st a t e m en ts , and ana l y ze fi nanc i al ope r a ti ons as re q u ir e d . A ss e m b l e da t a fr om s pec i al fi nanc i a l s st a t e m en t s and o t her r epo r t s.

  • Assist in t he p r epa r a ti on of grant budget by applying guidelines and procedures established by the department and by adhering to the granting agency's procedure and stipulations

  • Prepare and process sponsored and funded investigator-initiated study amendments and, or contracts

  1. Budg ets
  • A ssis t i n t he p r epa r a ti on of depa rt m en t al annual b u dge t s by app l y i ng gene r al and s p ec ifi c gu i de li ne s , as e st ab lis hed by t he i n stit u ti o n, d i v isi on, and dep ar t m en t .

  • D u ri ng t he a n nual bu d get p r oce ss , a ssis t wit h p r o j ec ti o n s f or r e v enue a n d e x pen s es b y u tili z i ng a nd ana l y z i ng depa rt m en t a l , d i v isi ona l , and i n stit u ti onal d ata.

  • A ssis t i n t he p r epa r a ti on of g r ant bu d ge t s by app l y i ng gu i de li nes and p r ocedu r es e st ab lis hed by t h e depa rt m ent and by adhe ri ng t o t he g r an ti ng a genc y ' s p r o cedu r es and sti pu lati on s.

  • Prepare and process sponsored and funded investigator-initiated study amendments and, or contracts.

5. Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions

This position requires:

Working in Office Environment

No

X

Yes

Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

X

No

Yes

Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues

X

No

Yes

Exposure to harmful chemicals

X

No

Yes

Exposure to radiation

X

No

Yes

Exposure to animals

X

No

Yes

Physical Demands

Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:

Time Spent

Never

0%

Occasionally

1-33%

Frequently

34-66%

Continuously

67-100%

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Reaching

X

Lifting/Carrying

Up to 10 lbs

X

10lbs to 50 lbs

X

More than 50 lbs

X

Pushing/Pulling

Up to 10 lbs

X

10lbs to 50 lbs

X

More than 50 lbs

X

Use computer/keyboard

X

Supervision:

Received: Management Analyst and/or Department Administrator

Given: None

Education: Preferred

Required: Two years, with a BA in Business Administration or related field. One year, with BA in Accounting

Experience: Required experience obtained in a healthcare or government environment

Working Conditions: Office Environment

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.

Experience

Required: Two years of accountant experience required with a Bachelor's in Business Administration or related field. One year of accountant experience required with a Bachelor's in Accounting. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 137798

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 78,000

  • Science Jobs: No

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