Post-Award Specialist

San Francisco, California
Oct 13, 2020
Nov 12, 2020
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Medical Research
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Position Definition:

Provides support to Principal Investigators (PI) for sub-award and post-award activities including review and submission of progress reports, preparing budget projections, initiating and drafting subaward agreements/amendments, approval of expenditures and project set-up and entering budgets into NCIRE financial system.


  • Prepares a tickler system to notify investigators of reporting and other requirements such as progress report reminders.
  • Assists with preparing, modifying and renewing incoming and outgoing subcontracts for research awards.
  • Assists with approving expenditures in the financial system
  • Reviewing and approving of subcontract invoices
  • Able to learn, understand and interpret institutional policies, OMB Circulars; and sponsor policies
  • Able to learn, read and understand award notices
  • Able to learn how to forecast accurate and meaningful projected balances for progress reports. 
  • Must be able to create and present adequate long-term budget projections
  • Will review and approve reimbursements by following institutional policies, OMB Circulars, and sponsor policies.
  • Must be able to anticipate next steps and take the initiative to respond to them proactively
  • Project set-up within NCIRE financial systems
  • Responsible for input of budget entries in financial systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree, business administration, finance, or a related field with 3 years of relevant administrative and financial experience, or the equivalent in education and experience required.
  • Prior experience with financial or general office experience required.
  • Excellent accounting, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, initiative and discretion and to interact with staff and outside agencies in a professional manner.
  • Proficiency with computers- data bases, spreadsheets, and other office software applications.

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