Senior Research Accountant (FT), Research Operations Finance at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Leads the State of NH contracts process for Research Finance in daily post-award research administration, assists with financial management of state contracts including invoicing, reconciliation, and financial reporting to both internal and external sources, and works closely with Grants and Contract staff in serving principal investigators and maintaining audit, regulatory, and policy compliance 

  1. Supports the post-award functions for state contracts such as financial reporting; cost transfers; salary allocations; budget tracking; post-award data management; and maintaining all necessary financial documentation.

  2. Participates in the establishment and maintenance of necessary policies, procedures, and internal controls in order to facilitate compliance (post-award).

  3. Prepares monthly invoices and sponsor billings, including supporting documentation such as time cards, receipts, and other expense detail

  4. Prepares and distributes internal monthly financial reports.

  5. Reviews new position requests related to the state contracts against budget

  6. Establishes and maintains positive relationship of trust and integrity with grant personnel, Principal Investigators, the State of NH, divisional research administrators, and other stakeholders.

  7. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and supports report preparation for other stakeholders

  8. Assists with the annual state audits related to individual state contracts.

  9. Participates in the review, implementation, and maintenance of grant accounting software.

  10. Review, research, and respond to requests from the State of NH for additional documentation, ad hoc reporting, or expense justifications

  11. Performs other duties as required or assigned.




Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor's degree in related field and five (5) years of relevant finance or accounting experience required.
 CPA/MBA preferred.
 Must have an advanced knowledge of accounting/finance and be very detail-oriented.
 Must have proficient knowledge of federal regulations associated with federal awards.
 Demonstrated technical accounting competency with ability to independently complete account reconciliations drawn from distinct and complex data sources within a complex financial environment.
 A strong working knowledge of business software applications required.
 Must be organized, self-motivated and capable of working independently to research and solve problems, yet also function effectively as a team member.
Must be able to function under time pressure and meet deadlines.