Financial Assistant

University of Pittsburgh

Website University of Pittsburgh

This position is primarily responsible for providing support of pre-and post-award financial activities in the research accounting office in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine. The Financial Assistant will work with a team of departmental research administrators, under the direction of the Research Program Director. Incumbent will assist with stewarding a variety of financial and administrative activities that support the department’s sponsored research and clinical programs. Specifically, this position supports senior staff on pre-award proposal preparation, budgets, and PERIS data entry. Incumbent will also handle clinical trial invoicing/accounting, and is responsible for subcontracts setup and monitoring. Will assist with monthly accounting deadlines, invoicing, reporting and tracking research data. Primary duties will include assisting with pre-award proposal submissions, budget assistance, maintenance of databases, steward the Vincent payment management system, OSPARS responsibilities, working in the accounting module of Department Manager, providing analytical and statistical information on clinical trial support and participating in other special projects as needed.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or equivalent combination of education and accounting experience. Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

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Job Classification Full-time regular
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Hiring Range $23,868.00 – $37,752.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check No
Child Protection Clearances For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Writing Sample

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