Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full - Time: 40 Hours Per Week 1st Shift: 8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday Remote with onsite requirements as needed Applicant must reside in Ohio or Pennsylvania at the time of offer
This position is responsible for the analysis and interpretation of grant contract terms and conditions, accounting and reporting functions related to the financial management of sponsored projects. This position has delegated signature authority to review and approve invoices, financial reports, and other documents to carry out the responsibilities related to the fiscal management of sponsored projects and grants. This position provides faculty, researchers, and administrative/other units with guidance on financial, administrative, and fiscal policy issues arising during the administration and closeout of sponsored projects. Partners with Principal Investigators, departmental personnel, and funded sponsors in the effective administration of grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. Works closely with the pre-award grant coordinator and accounting team members, along with researchers, hospital administration, and external sponsors and partners. This position will foster teamwork and collaboration, with demonstrated organizational skills and a high commitment to customer service by applying skills and experience to the review of research grants and agreements and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and guidelines.
Manage a portfolio of awarded sponsored programs for Akron Children's Hospital Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute.
Provide comprehensive Principal Investigator(PI)-centric monthly reporting.
Conduct project kick-off meetings for new sponsored programs awarded to ACH faculty and meet with faculty in a routine cadence to summarize actual expenditures and create financial projections.
Prepare annual and project closeout financial reports per sponsor guidelines.
Assist with monthly account certifications, process vendor invoices, purchase orders, and cost transfers for multiple awards. Prepare and revise grant budgets as necessary.
Create and maintain payroll costing allocations for faculty and staff working on grants in assigned portfolios.
Submit grant modification requests.
Provide technical and administrative assistance to faculty and administrators in regard to sponsor regulations.
Maintain complete and accurate file information for grants in an assigned portfolio.
Occasionally help manage the grant submission process (pre-award) including, but not limited to: filling out forms, preparing letters, uploading proposal documents into sponsor portals, reviewing proposals for conformity with Federal, State, and Sponsor guidelines.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or business management.
Experience: At least three years of grant and contract experience.
Strong, demonstrated understanding of Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (i.e., 2 CFR Part 200, commonly known as 'Uniform Guidance')
Familiarity with basic accounting principles
Very high attention to detail
Demonstrated basic office software, especially Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
Experience with Cayuse
Strong desire to learn new skills and abilities and to continuously improve practices
Ability to manage competing deadlines and priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
This position reports to the Research Operations Manager and is a hybrid work environment utilizing online team collaboration tools.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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