Contracts and Grants Specialist I

Location
San Francisco, California
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Closes
Nov 08, 2020
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Medical Research
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Experience Level
Administrative

Position Definition:

This is an entry level position within the Contracts and Grants Department at NCIRE.  The incumbent will learn the functions of pre- and post-award management related to budgets, cost compliance, and rules and regulations governing OMB circulars and institutional policy. 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist PI’s with preparation of grant applications to various funders
  • Work with Solomon system and learn how to set up new projects and enter budgets
  • Provide administrative and analytical support
  • Maintain compliance documentation required for assigned projects
  • Coordinates approval process of grant applications
  • Review and approve or deny expenditures against assigned projects
  • Assists with preparing requests for No Cost Extensions, carryover approvals, re-budgeting, changes in scope of work, and other changes to the award; ensures all requests are done in compliance with sponsor guidelines and NCIRE policies
  • Works in a professional manner effectively and cooperatively with a diverse clientele   establishing effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Ensures compliance with prime award terms and conditions
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in related field, with a minimum of 2-5 years of work experience with accounting and analysis and/or a fast-past administrative support environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have good critical thinking skills analytical, logical, and be proficient with managing numbers and data. 
  • Strong and effective Communication Skills, the ability to tailor communication as needed to various audiences
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook or other fund accounting software
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and databases
  • Commitment to excellence in customer service and performance
  • Ability to be proactive, analyze, problem solve, interpret and apply policies/regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals and timelines
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team efficiently
  • Previous experience in a university institution or non-profit organization highly desirable

For more information about NCIRE -- The Veterans Health Research Institute or to apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit us at www.ncire.org. You may apply directly, by cutting and pasting the below link into your browser:

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NOR1032NCIRE/JobBoard/ae6d11d3-2f59-4e1f-8104-cb70bc41b619/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8ef6030f-9c40-4df5-ac50-b26f488d24dc

NCIRE --The Veterans Health Research Institute is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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