Emory University Sponsored Research Financial Analyst in atlanta, Georgia


Responsible for post award processing of grants and contracts in Finance of Grants & Accounting (FGC). Provides account management, reconciliation, and resolution for principal investigators and research support personnel within a department or school. Advises and interprets research funding awards, approve and/or monitor accounting and procurement expenditures consistent with regulatory and University practices, and provide direct support with accounts payable/receivable processes. Routinely provides policy and procedure interpretation to academic departments and assists in the preparation of reports to federal and sponsoring agencies. Other duties may include reviewing contracts, maintaining grant and contract files, reviewing invoices, monitoring accounts receivable and deliverable reports, developing queries and reports on the financial system, working with the division business managers to resolve contractual issues, communicating with sponsors, ensuring compliance with contract regulations and reporting requirements, and closing out contracts. Perform other duties as assigned. This is a central job, reporting to Finance of Grants & Accounting (FGC).


  1. Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and 4 years professional accounting experience or a combination of training, education and experience.

  2. Knowledge of regulatory requirement regarding post award administration, familiarity with NIH grant policies, procurement, accounts payable/receivable, and general business practices

  3. knowledge of computers including experience with Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Excel);

  4. excellent verbal and written communication skills required;

  5. customer service experience with MD/PhD research population is preferred.

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Job Number 18994

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Vice President For Finance

Department Finance of Grants & Contracts

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

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