Leading Medical Research Hospital is seeking a Director of Post-Award Grants to join their Research Finance team located in downtown Boston.
As the Director of Post-Award Grants, you will be reporting directly to the CFO and overseeing a team of 4 grants accountants. You will be responsible for establishing & overseeing a controlled environment for post-award grants management for federal, state, and city sponsors while also providing overall mentorship/guidance to the group.
Ensures compliance with sponsoring agency regulations.
Interacts with staff and outside entities, performs general accounting related specifically to grants/contracts ensuring compliance with grantor or lending agency regulations and laws.
Prepares internal and external financial, budgetary and accounting reports of considerable complexity
Financial reporting and financial record maintenance; preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
Cash management of all federal grants and other contracts including preparation of requests
Review payments charged to grants for conformity to budget
Prepare grant billings, reconcile and monitor receivables and pursue unpaid billings.
Responsible for budgetary control of grants and contracts and proper expense classification based on grantor guidelines
Work closely with staff for training, mentoring, and development purposes.
Provide assistance in the general accounting and cash management areas.
Other special projects as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
5+ years of relative experience
2+ years of leadership/supervisory experience
Knowledge of Federal, State, and City grants
Highly proficient in applying technology to work processes.
Strong Excel spreadsheet skills required.
Demonstrated ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and the skill to teach others to do the same.