Grants Analyst
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute - La Jolla, CA

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Under specific direction, the Grants Analyst will be responsible for post-award grant management in collaboration with and support of Principal Investigators and their laboratories.

Will analyze and process grant budgets; review and ensure grant expenditures are within compliance of funding source terms and Institute policies and practices; verify funds availability for salary, supply, travel, and related expenses; advise Principal Investigators on appropriate use of funds and budgeting and communicate new regulations and procedures; prepare and complete various financial reports and spreadsheets; and perform other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5+ years of directly related experience in non-profit grant accounting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained. Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business administration strongly preferred. Previous experience in a scientific research environment is strongly preferred.

Requires demonstrated experience managing a portfolio of grant accounts including tracking revenue and expenses, making determinations on appropriate expenditures, updating forecasts and budgets, and advising staff on use of funds.

Requires a professional demeanor, strong analytical skills, excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively interact with individuals from various cultures and backgrounds, professional proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically strong Excel skills) and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.

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