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Senior Financial Analyst I (Grants & Contracts)
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 01/22/2022
Admin-Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Senior Financial Analyst I (Grants & Contracts)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing
Department CINJ-Finance
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. 
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer. 
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst I (Grants & Contracts) in Finance Department for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of Senior Financial Analyst I (Grants and Contracts) is to provide research specific support and guidance to Principal Investigator’s basic research post administration of contracts. The role is to safeguard CINJ contract resources and determine appropriate allocability and allowability in the daily administration of study budgets, maintenance of documentations from the initial and final end of contracts related to financial aspects of project accounts.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Responsible for the post award administration and coordination of assigned grants and contracts for research and other non-sponsored programs. 
  • Quantitative and financial analysis of complex spreadsheet from Oracle diverse financial system to provide timely and insightful analysis of projects. 
  • Assists in the budget development of grant and contracts application in federal, state and other Agencies such as Institute of Higher Education, Voluntary Health agencies and corporate contracts. 
  • Not just limited to Corporate research contracts but also include federal and state and other sponsored agencies to ensure posting of accurate journal entries to the sub and general ledger. 
  • Work diligently to collaborate with GCA central Grant Specialist specially in the reconciliation of billings arising from all sources of Grants and Contract research sponsored programs. 
  • Maintain financial analysis template to ensure allocation of cost and payment from sponsored programs are allowable and allocable. 
  • Prepares monthly budget reports of program assigned projects, approves Marketplace requisitions and provide responses to inquiries relates to contract awards. 
  • Submits cost transfers and budget allocation through journal entry by cost center in Oracle Financial system. 
  • Closely monitors project account balances and manages all sources of grants and contract awards and provide detailed transaction reports to avoid deficits. 
  • Analyze Oracle project account verification to ensure that project costs interfaced to Oracle general ledger accounts. Ensure transfer of funds to Affiliates are reconciled and processed. 
  • Downloads Funds availability Report from Oracle Financial system as a tool in the analysis of project accounts. 
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 28S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 72412.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 87148.000
Annual Maximum Salary 103657.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine . Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance, Accounting, Business or related field. 
  • Four (4) years of related experience in a Basic Research environment within a healthcare or academic organization.
  • Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements 
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proficient with state and federal policies that would impact research and grant financial activities. 
  • Strong financial experience of industry sponsored and non-industry sponsored clinical trials. 
  • The ideal candidate will have accounting skills, be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be proficient in computer applications at an advanced level (Word, Ex), possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to maximize resources and be resourceful. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience at a non-profit and/or higher education medical center. 
  • Experience with OnCore® CRMS.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 22ST0225
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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