50077BRAuto req ID:50077BRJob Code:403127 Financial Associate II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Financial Associate II (Grants Manager)Sub-Unit: Salary Grade:055Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:
+ 5+ years of related experience required, with 2+ of those years in finance, grants management, or an academic environment, required; a combination of education and experience may be considered
+ Experience with Microsoft Excel required
Additional Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree preferred
+ Professional working experience in an academic environment preferred
+ Experience with Harvard's grants management software (GMAS) and NIH's ASSIST application systems, as well as familiarity with federal sponsored research pre and post-award reporting requirements and regulations, preferred
+ Experience working with financial data preferred
Strong organizational, administrative, time management, and communication skills (verbal and written); experience working in a fast paced environment; strong attention to detail; self-motivated; able to work independently; and commitment to continuous improvement all desirable characteristics preferredAdditional Information:The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies participates in the Universitys, Green Office Program, and is committed to creating a more sustainable, healthy workplace. Our vision is rooted in our shared responsibility to build and operate a campus that contributes to the well-being of every member of our communityand ultimately to the health of the planet. For more information, see the Harvard University Sustainability Plan (or click here to see it on issuu.com).
+ Harvard University requires pre-employment reference checks and background screenings.
+ This position has a 90 day orientation and review period.
+ The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health does not provide visa sponsorship for administrative and staff positions.
The Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about the Chan Schools mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website here.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
+ Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
+ Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
+ Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
+ Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
+ Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
+ Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!Department:Center for Population and Development StudiesPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:Finance Duties & Responsibilities:The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) is dedicated to understanding how demographic changes and social and physical environments impact global population health worldwide. As a University-wide, interdisciplinary initiative that is administered by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the HCPDS brings together scientists from all corners of the campus to make critical advances in population research. Located in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA, the HCPDS has over 65 affiliated faculty from HKS, FAS, HMS, GSE, among others.
The Grants Manager will report to Associate Director of Finance (ADF). They are a member of the HCPDS administrative team, whose mission is to provide exceptional support services to HCPDS faculty, fellows, and members, while ensuring compliance with applicable federal, sponsor, and university guidelines. The Grants Manager will be responsible for multiple and diverse administrative, grants-related, and financial duties including, but not limited to, the following:
+ Leads the Center's pre-award grants application process for federal and non-federal funding, including: reviewing the RFP and establishing submission deadlines; meeting with PIs and project staff; assisting in drafting and organizing supporting documents (e.g. support letters, CVs, biosketches, subcontract documents); proofreading proposals and managing bibliographies; assisting the HCPDS ADF in creating budgets and budget justifications; collaborating with Sponsored Programs staff to ensure that proposals are in compliance with Harvard protocols; and entering the application into various grants management systems, including Harvard's GMAS and NIH's ASSIST.
+ Assisting the ADF with post-award activities including account set-up and budget allocations; developing service, consulting, and billing agreements; and coordinating progress report and close-out activities
+ Working closely with the School's Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), the University's Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and external partners world-wide, on grant applications, and post-award grant requirements
+ Performing related special projects and analysis, as requested by supervisor and as needed
+ Other duties as assigned
PLEASE NOTE: Schedule flexibility may be required periodically, to meet strict grant-related deadlines.
PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term end date of two years from date of hire, with possibility for extension.School/Unit:Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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