The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) at the University of Iowa is seeking a Financial Analyst to perform complex accounting functions, negotiating clinical trials budgets and assisting Principal Investigators and others with budget development in support of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) Clinical Research Services (CRS).
Financial Oversight and Budgeting:
Monitor and reconcile account expenditures, irregularities, answer inquiries regarding usage and status of accounts; advise in usage and status of account; provide recommendations and implement corrective action.
Responsible for opening and closing accounts.
Provide clinical trial budget oversight, conduct analysis of financial information to assist with trial budget preparation
Analyze and prepare monthly statement reports; maintain database record-keeping system to track all expenses and revenues. Moderate knowledge of financial systems. Assist in the development of financial proformas for financial planning.
Obtain and analyze statistical data for use in reports and presentations.
Analyze and audit account statements and reports to verify compliance with source of funding guidelines.
Maintain account balances and reconcile differences between various account balances and external sources.
Respond to financial inquiries from key stakeholders.
Participate on assigned workgroups and committees charged with reviewing CRS administrative level finances and practices; obtain and analyze information; provide recommendations; implement change as appropriate.
May contribute to implementation of policies and procedures. May perform external reporting requiring compliance with reporting standards.
May provide training and functional and/or administrative supervision for staff
Complete routine recurring account reconciliations pertaining to patients on clinical trials.
Prepare and submit invoices for services rendered by CRS faculty and staff (i.e., protocol administration and data management services); monitor outstanding accounts and routine account reporting.
Answer questions; obtain and input information; assure information is current and accurate; prepare reports.
Assist Research Billing Compliance (RBC) Office with filtering and assigning patient expenses to insurance or industry sponsor in accordance with the budget and using EPIC, Tableau, and Oncore. Serve as liaison with the Joint Office of Compliance regarding billing compliance issues.
Budget Analysis/Contract Preparation:
Consult stakeholders and administrators on budget analysis and submissions for clinical trials with external financial support
Analyze and negotiate clinical trials budgets with industry sponsors and/or consortiums and cooperative groups.
Serve as liaison to University Counsel, accounting offices, faculty, staff, and industry representatives.
Prepare documentation; submit routing forms and obtain contract approvals as required; monitor and follow up as appropriate.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognized our cancer center, and its research scientist, physicians, and other health care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer. Not just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college. Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.
Percent of Time: 100%
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
One to three years accounting and/or financial experience
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Experience managing complex information requiring attention to detail
Must be proficient in computer software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and various databases
Experience with financial contracts
Experience with University insurance and/or billing process
Experience with or knowledge of clinical trials
Experience preparing and negotiating budgets
Experience with University of Iowa accounting financial systems
Knowledge of University of Iowa business policies, procedures and regulations
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and a cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.