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Grants and Finance Manager

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

At the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research , the world's leading scientists, physician-scientists, and research teams come together to study and understand the molecular underpinnings of allergies and asthma. We are committed to finding causes, treatments, and cures for allergies and asthma, and bringing these to children, adults, and their families at local and global levels. Transforming lives with innovative science and compassionate care.

The Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research performs complex finance functions and/or activities with programmatic impact on the institution, requiring professional expertise and application of internal policies and systems and external regulations. Manages a key area with in the SNP Center.

Duties include:

  • Perform highly analytical, complex finance and control functions; multi-dimensional and complex reconciliations and related analysis; prepare or review and approve complex transactions and higher level dollar value transactions.
  • Research, and synthesize data; interpolate results from large amounts of data, identify trends in data, draw conclusions, develop solutions, present and implement recommendations, and create follow up analysis.
  • Develop complex budget and forecasting scenarios, long-range planning and analyses for financial reporting and presentations; design and run ad hoc reports.
  • Identify and resolve unique issues with substantial significance; recognize exceptions, and conduct in-depth analysis using advanced technical knowledge and experience. Recommend and develop solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational and university perspective in decision making.
  • Review, design, and implement appropriate internal control programs, research new regulations, and implement approved changes. Manage compliance program for area of responsibility, interpret internal policy and external regulations, and create and/or review complex compliance reports.
  • Lead and execute unit or cross functional projects and teams, make decisions regarding projects and programs affecting operational effectiveness, policies, or processes.
  • Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; make recommendations to achieve greater efficiencies and improve internal controls. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform testing and analyze results.
  • Lead and support unit and organization strategy and change management initiatives.
  • Provide training on new financial systems. Represent organization to client group(s) and external partners; serve as subject matter expert on matters that involve complex technical, financial, or subject matter expertise.
  • Assess client and business needs, and formulate recommendations to determine approach to managing and completing processes.
  • May supervise, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.
    The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Relevant graduate degree.
    • Experience with academic organizations and/or financial processes relating to clinical research.
    • Knowledge of SeRA, Oracle systems is a plus.

      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
      • Bachelor's degree and six years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
        • Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
        • Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning and financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
        • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
        • Advanced professional communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management.
        • Strong project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.

          PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • Constantly sitting.
          • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
          • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
          • Rarely reach/work above shoulder.
            Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

            WORKING CONDITIONS:
            • Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.
              WORKING STANDARDS:
              • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
              • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
              • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/ .

                Why Stanford is for you

                Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
                • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
                • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
                • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
                • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
                • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.
                  Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

                  As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19-guide/interim-policies/covid-19-vaccination-and-surveillance-testing

                  Additional Information
                  • Schedule: Full-time
                  • Job Code: 4453
                  • Employee Status: Regular
                  • Pay Grade: J
                  • Requisition ID: 93715 As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

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