Clinical Trials Accountant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Job Type: FullTime

Requisition Details

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Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_10288
Department Int Med Heart/Vascular CRO 50000596
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD by supervisor and responsibilities
Position Summary
Serves as a budgetary accounting resource responsible for managing and maintaining research specific billing and invoicing with an interdisciplinary team to continually optimize the system to deliver a product that makes efficient use of resources. Conduct audits and analysis, collaborating with internal/external partners to ensure accuracy of all trials budgets revenue and expenses. Provides direction on financial policies and procedures needed to ensure efficiencies Responsible for developing fiscal reports to include maintaining and summarizing various sources of operational data to support financial reporting, cost accounting, budgeting and procurement.
Position Details
Additional Information
Posting Category Operations
Working Title Clinical Trials Accountant
Job Title Accountant L2
Salary Grade AB21S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $47,000 - $70,500/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 06/30/2021

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Related accounting experience.

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong written, verbal and analytical skills
Ability to become an avid and confident user of UNMC and NM accounting systems
Knowledge of accounting rules and regulations
Exceptional organizational skills, flexibility and the ability to work well under pressure
Ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies
Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
General business acumen and vision to include common sense, good judgement, negotiation skills, basic accounting, financial statement knowledge including accurate interpretation and analysis and ability to anticipate and forecast programmatic needs of the accounting software
Advanced proficiency in analytic reasoning and strategic planning to understand budgets and administrative policies and processes.
Understanding of regulatory framework and internal controls (financial and compliance) and ability to apply them within the division.
Ability to assess risk and problem solve by critically evaluating alternative courses of action and arriving at solutions that are best for both the division and UNMC/NM as a whole.
Exhibits a style of participatory leadership that fosters a climate of respect and collegiality to include competency regarding conflict management, supervision, mentoring and team building.
Working knowledge of related technological resources/software to include enterprise systems and the MS Office suite
Ability to collaborate and manage across multiple organizations
Knowledge of and compliance with award-specific contract specifications.
Ability to interact with sponsors, subcontractors and collaborators across the enterprise
A positive attitude

Preferred Education: None Preferred
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:


Preferred Experience:

Healthcare and/or Clinical Research related accounting experience.

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience with all types of award mechanisms including grants, contracts, subcontracts and cooperative agreements.
Understanding pre-award budget preparation and related regulations such as Medicare Coverage Analysis and post-award administration.

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