We are seeking aSr. Grants & Contracts Analyst who will be responsible for the management of post-award activities including the allocation of budgets, ensuring funds are expended correctly according to university and grant guidelines, processing journal entries and cost transfers as needed, reconciling reports and financial data, and managing the closeout and Financial Status Reporting process. Pre-award functions are handled centrally in the Department of Medicine, but there may be occasional need for pre-award functions for specialized applications or other urgent circumstances.
Works directly with project PIs, Co-PIs and administrative staff to insure effective, accurate and timely grant proposal development, budget allocation, project initiation, and maintenance and reporting of all financial activity. Reports directly to the Grants & Contracts Manager. The position will work with the Office of Sponsored Projects in the Department of Medicine, the Office of Research Administration (ORA) at the School of Medicine, the Department Finance Office and external funding agencies to process grant and contract applications.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Sponsored Projects Post-Award
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.
Maintain departmental grants database system for tracking active and pending awards by fiscal year, department, division, and/or individual investigator.
Facilitate and/or produce specialized sponsored projects reports utilizing institutional or departmental systems (i.e. Resource Database) for various faculty, Directors, Administrator, and Chairman.
Assist with submissions of the following agreements: data use, material transfer, non-disclosure, confidentiality & clinical research.
Assist with budget distributions, sub-award setup, GR/IR issues, and IRB fees.
Responsible for account reconciliation process for selected faculty (i.e. prepare detailed budget reports on a monthly basis to review accounts, etc).
Assist with the analysis of programs, including productivity and fiscal performance, the product of which is incorporated into short and long range financial, operational and strategic planning.
Ensure eForms are processed on schedule and assure funds are utilized compliantly.
Assure funds flows of all grants, contracts, subawards, & clinical trials.
Supervise budget balances for cross departmental projects.
Develop reports to proactively identify payroll gaps, develop projects, and perform what if scenarios.
Serve as one of the Departments finance and administrative staff who act as a liaison with university and hospital areas such as the School of Medicines Business Office, Research Administration, Research Accounting, Deans Office, Human Resources, JHU Controllers Office, Tax Office, and JHH Finance Office.
Internal: Department of Medicine Administration, Deans Office, Research Administration, Business Office, Research Accounting, Equipment and Space Accounting, General Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Information Systems, Homewood Micro computing Center. Various other departments and divisions in the School of Medicine and JHH.
External: Affiliated hospitals, private and government agencies granting research funds (e.g., NIH, Foundations, and Private Drug Companies) and various vendors and service providers (e.g., supply companies, professional medical organizations and societies, contractors).
Four years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Successful completion of the JHU Research Administration Trainee program (13-15 months) is equivalent to two years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.
Knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.
Classified Title: Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Gastroenterology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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