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Grant Accountant

Requisition # 30115 Apply Now

The Financial Management Analyst serves as a department liaison to the Cedars-Sinai Health System through the PI and Financial Manager. This position is responsible for post award administration of externally sponsored awards, philanthropic support, and pharmaceutically funded research projects. Manages and communicates financial information to Cedars-Sinai's research community and General Accounting as well as external funding agencies. Assigned research portfolio and is expected to research, plan, complete assignments, and assist principal investigators with administrative/fiscal compliance activities with minimal guidance and supervision. Also conducts review, analysis, and interpretation of award terms and conditions; prepares invoices and financial reports, reviews transactions and expenditures, and generates cost transfers. Has general understanding of federal grant management policies and regulations governing sponsored agreements, specifically the OMB Circulars. Must demonstrate flexibility and initiative to learn subject matter areas and be willing to be a part of a team or as an individual on implementation and enhancement of business process improvements. Required to have knowledge in the routine features and functions of the PeopleSoft Grant Accounting suite.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences:
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Accounting or comparable level of education and experience

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

3-4 yrs of Accounting/Fund Accounting experience with strong reconciliation and analytical skills
Prior Post Award research administration experience is preferred
Computer skills and experience, primarily in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point
Knowledge of PeopleSoft Grant Accounting Suite

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
Physical ability and perceptive acuity to perform functions
  • Working Title: Grant Accountant
  • Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0801000 - GRANT AND CONTRACT SVCS
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic Affairs
  • Job Specialty: Academic Affairs
  • Position Type: Regular-F/T
  • Shift Length: 8hr
  • Hours: 8am - 4:30pm
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Type: Day
  • Weekends: None
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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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