We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Finance Manager (Sponsored Projects) to join the Research Finance Management team.
The group is responsible for post-award research fund administration, review, and approval of fiscal expenditures. We review the application and analysis of budgetary controls for funding sponsors. We also ensure institutional compliance with federal, state, agency, governing regulations, policies, and procedures concerning sponsored and non-sponsored research.
You serve as the principal administrative resource and contact between investigators, external funding agencies, and MSK. Act as an information consultant for the researchers in the institution.
An effective communicator; with strong interpersonal and oral communication skills. Effectively interact with designated faculty and administrations, as well as with external contacts.
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining professional and courteous service to our customers.
Proactive; with a high standard of ability to work with minimum supervision.
Collaborative and comfortable working as part of a team to interpret policies and procedures.
Solution oriented and exercise sound judgment to solve problems within the scope of the position.
Accurate in developing and managing budgets, projecting expenditures, and managing recommended solutions.
Assume financial control of assigned departments and review funding expenditures by the investigators. Monitor cost allowability, administrative reasonableness, appropriate award applicability, and funding availability.
Establish management and administrative controls for all grants, contracts, and other research funding mechanisms. Advise investigators and department administration about funding availability and potential issues.
Ensure rules for grants management are understood, disseminated, and followed. This includes regulating federal sources, voluntary agencies, industrial contracts, philanthropic sources, and MSK institutional policy.
In collaboration with the investigator, establish and maintain annual budgets for research awards. Act as a resource for research investigators in the area of financial award management. Be a point of contact between the investigator and the awarding agencies.
Maintain discretion for confidential information and appropriately handle critical information and sensitive situations.
2-4 years of experience in a related field; preferably an administration environment performing duties similar to the above.
Bachelor's Degree OR 5+ years of proven experience directly related to the responsibilities of the role.
Knowledge of federal agency regulations, policies and procedures, circulars, laws, and federal acquisition regulations applicable to sponsored programs.
Mid to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office and business intelligence products such as Tableau or Cognos. Successful candidates may choose whether they would prefer to be remote (with twice yearly visits to the NYC office) or hybrid with the flexibility to come into our NYC offices. The choice is yours!
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.