Supervisor Accounting, Grants Accounting

2 days left

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland-Silver Spring
Posted
Jun 24, 2021
Closes
Jul 29, 2021
Ref
210001MK
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Seeking an experienced senior research accountant with management experience, excellent leadership, customer service, communication and technical skills, and a collaborative attitude.

The Supervisor Accounting will supervise the Grants Accountants with portfolios to ensure sponsor reporting and billing are in compliance with existing regulations and deadlines are met on a timely basis. Provide consistent monitoring and evaluation of rules, regulations, and laws that govern grants and contracts with respect of incurring, reimbursing and reporting costs under sponsored agreements. Remain current on compliance issues and communicate to research community. Oversee award setup to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Work with Director of Grants and Contracts Accounting, Business Managers, and Director of the Office of Grants and Contracts to develop post-award policies and procedures Work with the Director to establish procedures to ensure reporting and billing is both timely and accurate. Develop and supervise the department staff while managing workload to ensure maximum efficiency. Review, update, and when needed prepare instructional material for staff. Responsible to ensure that all financial reports and invoices are prepared in accordance with federal and sponsor regulations. Serve as point-of-contact for the PeopleSoft grant management system operational issues (require familiarity with PeopleSoft grants, financials, and HR modules). Review and evaluate existing grant financial system designs for process improvement. Develop and improve reporting in the PeopleSoft grants management system for better and more efficient grants management. Review and update system job aids to ensure that they are complete, accurate, and current. Train end users in financial system with focus on grants management.Train grant accountants in use of system. Serve as point of contact for external audits. Coordinate preparation of supporting documents for external audits to include the annual A-133 audit. Work closely with Director in support of federal rate agreement negotiations.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Public Administration or other related field (Required)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Public Administration or other related field (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
5 years Progressive related experience (Required)
1 year supervisory or 2 years administration/team leader experience in related job function (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Strategic Planning
  • Work with the Director on the strategic plan for department services, include short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Collect and analyze PI, sponsor, other departments, and staff feedback and evaluate service/department effectiveness.
Program and Service Administration and Implementation
  • Implement strategic plan through supervision of day-to-day operations of financial reporting and billing.
  • Collaborate with upper management to evaluate current as well as new program initiatives for effectiveness, feasibility and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational and departmental policies and procedures, and regulatory standards.
  • Compile and analyze data to support upper management decision-making.
  • Work closely with the Director of Grants and Contracts Accounting, Business Managers, and Director of the office of Grants and Contracts to develop post-award policies and procedures.
Training and Supervision
  • Supervise and train Grants and Contracts accounting staff.
  • Ensure staff is properly trained in PeopleSoft Grants Management System.
  • Evaluate staff workload to ensure efficiency .
Financial management and compliance
  • Responsible to ensure that all financial reports, invoices, and revenue collection are in accordance with federal and sponsor regulations.
  • Review financial reports and invoices prepared by the departmental staff.
  • Approve JE to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Provide consistent monitoring and evaluation of rules, regulations, and laws that govern grants and contracts with respect of incurring, reimbursing and reporting cost under sponsored agreements.
  • Serve as point of contact for external audits and coordinate the gathering of information for A-133 audits and sponsor audits; work closely with General finance to complete the financial audit; inform director of any possible findings.
Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance


Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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