Harvard University Financial Associate II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

43024BRAuto req ID:43024BRLocation:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Grants ManagerSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:055Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:2 or more years of grants management or related experience required.Additional Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree preferred. Financial/accounting background strongly preferred. Previous Harvard experience very helpful. Excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of PC systems and applications preferred. Must be able to take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent deadlines. Must have excellent attention to detail.Department:Systems BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:37.5 hrs/wk, Monday-FridayJob Function:Finance, ResearchDuties & Responsibilities:Responsible for managing a portfolio of sponsored research funding and unrestricted accounts of two to four faculty members. Duties will include preparing financial projections for faculty by reviewing current financial status, forecasting future financial scenarios and suggesting alternative spending plans; authorizing payments for expenditures; maintaining accounting records and reconciliations; and updating financial databases for grants and fellowships. Reconciles financial reports, reviews for accuracy, identifies problems and initiates or recommends remedial action and prepares monthly financial reports. Develops budgets for grant applications. Ensures compliance with granting agency and university guidelines by advising faculty and staff on policies and procedures that pertain to travel, reimbursements, and visa information. Performs related job duties as required. School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.