Sponsored Research/Grant Accountant

Boston, MA 02115

Posted: 11/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 82547

A top medical facility in Boston, MA is seeking a Sponsored Research/Grant Accountant to join their team. This contract role pays up to $32/hr-$33/hr. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Sponsored Research/Grant Accountant:
  • Coordinate and perform pre-award functions
  • Assist Principal Investigators in completion of grant proposals including budget development
  • Draft administrative sections, collect materials, and obtain institutional review/approval
  • Perform post-award functions such as allocation of research labor costs across funding sources consistent with level of research effort
  • Work with PI to develop annual research/clinical trial budgets
  • Reconcile monthly expenses to budget
  • Forecast over/under expenditures and provides regular status reports to the Principal Investigator
  • Perform other financial analysis
Requirements for the Sponsored Research/Grant Accountant:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 2 years of Research Administration experience
  • Understanding of federal policies and cost principles in order to ensure the proper stewardship of sponsored funds
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Ability to independently seek out answers from the appropriate federal compliance and regulatory resource(s) and/or the hospital technical expert(s)
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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