Finance and Grants Manager (1 Year Fixed Term)
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford
University School of Medicine places high importance on advancing
science and integrating our mission with those of clinical
innovation and service, educational excellence, community
engagement and commitment, and professionalism and leadership
development. This approach allows us to change future understanding
and practices in our fields of science, the health professions, and
society at large. It is an approach that stretches the traditional
boundaries of an academic department and acknowledges the
interdependent nature of the five missions with which we are
entrusted. For us, the vision affirms the diverse activities, past
successes, and distinct career paths of our multidisciplinary
faculty. It establishes a mindset that will help draw our people
together to collaborate and combine efforts that are necessary in
moving forward this full academic portfolio. Finally, it is a
vision that provides an authentic rationale for growth in a number
of critical areas arising in fields from basic science to public
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the
Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a 1 year fixed
term Finance and Grants Manager to work under minimal supervision
to manage post award activities on grants, contracts, program
projects, and federal grants both routine and complex.
- Participate with principal investigator in the preparation of
the administrative components of proposals within parameters of
sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Oversee and
communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review
documents for completeness and compliance.
- Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide
- Serve as liaison and active partner between principal
investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and
other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries.
- Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards
are set up properly and cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled;
initiate cost transfers.
- Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending
and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and
- Develop and communicate reports supporting project status;
create effective forecasting and decision aides.
- Participate in contract closeout process; submit final reports
and certificates. Compile information and documents needed for
- Understand, apply, and advise on university and government
policies for projects.
- Serve as a resource on subject area and overall technical
resource to principal investigator and other university staff.
- Participate in and contribute to process improvements. Lead
other staff in group projects
- May participate as a mentor and provide cross-training as
- - Other duties may also be assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of job related experience, or
combination of education and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Basic knowledge of governmental regulations.
- Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate policies and
- Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.
- Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel
and web-based tools.
- Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting
- Ability to complete Cardinal Curriculum I and II within first
year in role.
- Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost
analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting.
- Knowledge of property management requirements related to
Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications.
- Competency in project management.
- Extreme attention to detail.
- Ability to work well independently, but also to seek or offer
assistance when needed.
- Ability to review a proposal or manage a project with
understanding of the overall scope and goal of each sponsored
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in
- Certified Accountant or Auditor or similar credential
- Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and
perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull
objects weighing up to ten pounds.
- Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone,
write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20
- - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford
University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply
to all university employees, including those working remotely in
the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more
about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4482
- Employee Status: Fixed-Term
- Pay Grade: G
- Requisition ID: 92015As an organization that receives federal
funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement
that will apply to all university employees, including those
working remotely in the United States and applicable
subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines
for Stanford University Staff, please visit
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