• Manager - Clinical Research Accounting

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/22/2019 9:58 AM)
    Job ID
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Director of Research Accounting, the Manager, Clinical Research Accounting is responsible for fiscal management, financial reporting, and account closeout for Clinical Trials.


    In this role you will provide leadership, oversight, and support for daily operations performed by the Research Accounting team. You will also serve as a mentor and role model, fostering a collaborative and cooperative work environment.



    • Effectively allocate and prioritize tasks and workload for staff members in support of clinical trials.
    • Manage Accounts Receivable for NIH, Other Grant and Clinical including supervision of staff accountants’ weekly billing process, Accounts Receivable Billing and Payments and Monthly AR Aging Schedule
    • Provide analysis and reconciliation of EPIC hospital and professional charges for all clinical trials.
    • Provide expertise, guidance, and appropriate decision-making to facilitate effective and appropriate financial management, reporting, and account closeout operations for clinical trials
    • Utilize advanced functions of accounting software (Excel, Access, Lawson and Lawson Grants Management) to analyze workload, account information, and award financials.
    • Provide supervision and review of monthly financial closing processes for clinical trials
    • Regularly coordinate and communicate with Research Administration Post-Award and external parties to ensure effective and compliant financial management for clinical trials
    • Supervise staff accountants in the preparation, review and reconciliation of Personnel Change Forms to ensure proper allocation to clinical trials
    • Communicate with external sponsors and other entities to address inquiries and resolve issues as appropriate
    • Assist with annual A-133 audits preparation
    • Review processes to ensure they are up-to-date and in compliance with current regulations and HSS institutional requirements
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties and special projects as assigned



    • Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum six years’ experience (other related experience and education will be considered)
    • Advanced knowledge and understanding of effective grant funding processes, procedures, and techniques as well as applicable local, state and federal regulations
    • Experience in Healthcare industry and/or Research Administration is preferred
    • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, general ledger and financial system
    • Ability to use advanced techniques in Microsoft Office Suite including Word processing, Excel spreadsheets, Access databases, PowerPoint presentation software, and enterprise systems is essential
    • Ability to supervise and train employees including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
    • Demonstrated customer service skills, ability to meet multiple deadlines
    • Effective oral and written communication and organizational skills.
    • Project management skills
    • The ability to resolve complex problems and issues


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