Under the direction of the Director of Sponsored Research, the
Research Financial Analyst will be responsible for implementation
and execution of various post-award and financial monitoring
activities in support of FBRI’s sponsored program operations. The
successful candidate will assist in award setup, compliance
monitoring, reporting and closeout of sponsored research, which
will include interacting with faculty, staff, and students in
contract negotiation and award setup, reading and dissection of
sponsor solicitations and requirements, effectively communicating
award and reporting requirements to faculty and other award team
members, compliance monitoring, reviewing transaction and project
level spending, maintain spending models, working with sponsoring
agencies as needed and working with the university Office of
Sponsored Programs (OSP) to meet all university and sponsor award
requirements. This position has access to confidential, proprietary
and sensitive information.
A Criminal Background Check is required.
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, law,
information systems or other related field, or equivalent training,
• Demonstrated ability to interpret and implement complex
regulations, procedures and/or compliance standards.
• Demonstrated experience in budget development.
• Proven ability to prioritize and manage large volumes of work to
anticipate and meet deadlines.
• A strong commitment to customer service.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Excel.
• CRA or other applicable professional certification.
• Experience in information technology tool development.
• Experience in an academic research environment.
• Experience with federally funded research programs, experience
with NIH a plus.
• Experience in research grant and contract administration.
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal
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Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking
a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be
leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution
that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the
world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive
community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and
creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse
enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and
professional students in eight undergraduate
colleges, a school
of medicine, a veterinary
medicine college, Graduate School,
College. The university has a significant presence across
Virginia, including the Innovation
Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and
Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond;
and numerous Extension
offices and research centers.
A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more
than $500 million in research annually.
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(including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression,
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Advertised: June 1, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled