Research Business Manager
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting preferred.
• Three or more years’ prior experience in providing financial management services on NIH and other federally funded grants or contracts directly for faculty and physicians in an academic research/hospital environment is required.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
- Child Abuse Clearances
- FBI Fingerprint Clearance
- Drug Screening
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption
Job Description:
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children, and is part of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania research community.
The Sponsored Projects Analyst II manage the finances of the sponsored projects for assigned Divisions, Departments and Programs. Communicate accurate and timely financial data to principal investigators, sponsors and others. Provide proactive financial advice and planning. Maintain a strong customer-service oriented environment. Implement policies and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with sponsor rules and regulations and generally accepted accounting procedures. Work with minimum direction and guidance within a service-team environment.
REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting preferred.
• Three or more years’ prior experience in providing financial management services on NIH and other federally funded grants or contracts directly for faculty and physicians in an academic research/hospital environment is required.
• Pre-award experience preferred.
• Demonstrated track record in a front-line service-oriented position, involving extensive customer contact and relationship building.
• Advanced knowledge of polices and regulations governing federal funding and accompanying compliance issues
• Knowledge of principles of grantsmanship/contract management and sponsor proposal and award policies and procedures (particularly those of the National Institutes of Health) is required.
• Ability, especially under pressure, to be professional, courteous, and tactful in dealing with faculty, administrative staff and funding agency contacts.
• Ability to establish clear priorities and multi-task in a high-volume setting responsive to externally generated deadlines.
• Ability to work with minimum direction and guidance within a service-team environment.
• Exceptional ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced, academic environment.
• Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel, Business Objects and Lawson.
• Exceptional financial management expertise with NIH grants and other sponsored projects funding
• Strong ability to distill complex financial data so it is understandable to the lay audience
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Effective verbal and written communication skills, especially in interacting with faculty, Department Heads, and regulatory agencies.
• Strong customer-service skills with ability to find and implement creative, compliant solutions to satisfy customer needs
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
- Child Abuse Clearances
- FBI Fingerprint Clearance
- Drug Screening
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption
To learn more about the CHOP Research Institute and the research programs visit: http://research.chop.edu.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and three references and/or letters of recommendation and must also complete a profile on our website at www.chop.edu/careers .

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...