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Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 3:21 AM

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana:Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrows physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School:affiliated hospitals.The Grant Accountants provide day:to:day post:award management of all grants and contracts awarded to DFCI. Safeguards all DFCI assets for grants while maintaining sound fiscal controls and compliance according to the terms and conditions set by each sponsor. Responsible for the post:award management of approximately 35 : 40 million dollars of complex grants and contracts Ensures all personnel and other related charges are expensed to the grant according to the terms and conditions of various federal and non:federal agenciesReviews and approves all personnel and non:personnel cost transfers to ensure they are allocable, allowable, and conform to the aims of the grantPrepares all interim and annual financial reports by deadline set by sponsorPrepares monthly journal entries while ensuring clear and concise audit trails to support each transactionWorks with Grants and Contracts staff and Research department administrators to resolve complex issues associated with managing grantsWorking with the Office of Grant and Contracts, ensures all relevant information, associated with setting up and tracking grants in the PeopleSoft system, is accurate and according to the terms set by the sponsorResponsible for the quarterly detailed reporting of all American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) awards to DFCI and its sub recipientsAll other projects as assignedPrepare, analyze, and submit quarterly Federal Cash Transaction reports for all Dept. of Army grants and contracts to the Federal governmentMentors junior staff in performing their day to day functionsFacilitates in the enhancements of the PeopleSoft application, including testing and review of all new applicationsServes on various committees within Research accounting, Finance, and Grants and Contracts to enhance PeopleSoft financial systems as well as DFCIs standard operating proceduresDevelops monthly financial reporting for senior management to track the status of all research grantsSpecial projects as assignedBS/BA required. Minimum of 5 + years in post:award accounting required. This level is responsible for a higher grant portfolio; performs tasks with minimal supervision and is an active participant on various committees. Position also acts as a mentor for junior staff. Special projects as assigned.Knowledge of all federal regulations associated with managing federal grants and contractsKnowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting principles and practicesAbility to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels in and outside of DFCI PeopleSoft skills highly desirableAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsAbility to interpret and explain rules and regulations associated with managing Federal grantsAbility to maintain favorable working relationships with a wide variety of professional groupsAbility to meet deadlines Ability to multi:task and function as an integral member of the teamDana:Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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