Financial Analyst - Research (Hybrid Opportunity)
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine
is one of the largest departments in the Stanford University School
of Medicine, with more than 200 faculty, of which approximately 40
have significant research interests. The department was 3rd ranked
anesthesiology department in the country in NIH funding in 2020 and
2021, and we project an increase in funding this year. We are
seeking a Financial Analyst (Research) to work under close
supervision to manage the proposal preparation and/or post award
activities on grants, contracts, program projects, and federal
grants, both routine and complex. Join a team of research
administrators supporting and working closely with PI's and other
researchers advancing education, perioperative and pain medicine,
and patient care.
- Participate with principal investigator and Sr. Financial
Analyst in the preparation of the administrative components of
proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research
guidelines. Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper
and electronic; review documents for completeness and
- Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide
- Serve as liaison and active partner between principal
investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and
other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries.
- Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards
are set up properly and cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled;
initiate cost transfers.
- Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending
and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and
- Develop and communicate reports supporting project status;
create effective forecasting and decision aides.
- Participate in contract closeout process; submit final reports
and certificates. Compile information and documents needed for
- Understand, apply, and advise on university and government
policies for projects.
- Serve as a resource on subject area and overall technical
resource to principal investigator and other university staff.
- Participate in and contribute to process improvements. Lead
other staff in group projects
- May participate as a mentor and provide cross-training as
- - Other duties may also be assigned
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business
related field desired
- Experience with Stanford University financial systems and/or
clinical research activities
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor's degree and three years of job related experience, or
combination of education and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Basic knowledge of governmental regulations.
- Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate policies and
- Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.
- Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel
and web-based tools.
- Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting
- Ability to complete Cardinal Curriculum I and II within first
year in role.
- Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost
analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting.
- Knowledge of property management requirements related to
Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications.
- Competency in project management.
- Extreme attention to detail.
- Ability to work well independently, but also to seek or offer
assistance when needed.
- Ability to review a proposal or manage a project with
understanding of the overall scope and goal of each sponsored
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in
- Certified Accountant or Auditor or similar credential
- Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and
perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull
objects weighing up to ten pounds.
- Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone,
write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20
- - 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.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- 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
- 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.
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,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4482
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: G
- Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/anesthesia/
- Requisition ID: 93590As 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
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