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University of Rochester CHeT Financial Analyst - 232238 in Rochester, New York

CHeT Financial Analyst Job ID 232238

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Neuro-Ctr Health & Tech/Admin





The CHeT Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing professional pre and post award accounting work within CHET. Prepares, analyzes, and presents monthly ledger reports. Tracks and submits all milestone, consulting, monitoring/site payment invoices. Provides pre-award support to CHeT faculty in leading, managing and submitting funding proposal. This position will work closely with the CHeT Finance team and CHeT to initiate, develop, monitor, and communicate finance policies and procedures within the Center. Serves as the back-up for CMSU Sr. Accountant position.


Account Analysis, Forecasting and Project Management: (50%)

  • Conducts financial monitoring of sponsored project accounts through specialized financial analysis and research on subjects such working capital, cashflow and expense performance comparison.

  • Identifies areas of concern via monthly ledger reconciliation process; discusses recommendations with supervisor

  • Looks at specific grant accounts to assess budget versus actual expenditures and the impact of variances upon cashflow.

  • Addresses issues applicable to spending within grant accounts as it relates to possibly re-budgeting and carry forward issues.

  • Assesses cash positions relative to study payment schedules to identify potential spending issues when comparing budget to actual timelines.

  • Compiles and prepares reports / prepares and makes recommendations based on research.

  • Performs ad-hoc financial analyses at management or sponsor’s request.

Billing (25%)

  • Responsible for all CHeT billing for a variety of activities including consulting, study milestones and others as necessary.

  • Invoices sponsors for activities in accordance with financial terms of contracts, track grant and supplemental payments due from commercial sponsors, foundations and other donors. Tracks proper crediting of wire transfers and checks received.

  • Liaises with appropriate personnel to ensure invoices are generated and sent to sponsors or other payers in a timely fashion.

  • Develops and maintains a tracking mechanism of open invoices to follow up on.

  • Uses historical data and experience to help enhance the methods of budgeting and billing to reduce cash flow delays.

Pre-award Budget and Proposal Generation (25%)

  • Responsible for pre-award management and oversight of all applications for sponsored funding including consulting with and assisting principal investigators with proposal preparation, budget development, subcontract and cost sharing issues, Dept. review, and other required documentation.

  • Serves as the CHeT pre-award designee entering all extramural grant proposals and agreements into IORA and work directly with ORPA representative in addressing any requests for additional information, documentation or edits

  • Provides support in updating faculty biographical sketch and other support page for proposal submissions

  • Maintains and shares proposal, progress/financial reports schedule

  • Joins and participates in calls with new collaborators to gather the needed inputs for generating the budgets and proposals

  • Keeps abreast of new sponsoring agencies guidelines.

  • Other projects and job duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration and 4 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's preferred.

  • Advanced computer skills specific to the of Excel and Word. Able to learn new financial software (Workday and UR GEMS)

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills, including written communication.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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