Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Budget Coordinator III - Post Award Lead in Los Angeles, California
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As a Clinical Research
Budget Coordinator III, you will serve as the Post-Award Lead for the Finance
staff of the Clinical Research Office.
In this role you will assist and oversee the financial management of
study accounts for clinical research studies sponsored by Industry or National
Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as Investigator-Initiated trials. You will be responsible for invoicing for
study and payment processing for satellite sites. Plan and coordinate
strategies for improving efficiency, action plans to improve quality, and
training and education of personnel. You will be participating in centralized
activities of the department or institution.
As needed, you may
assist with developing clinical trial budgets sponsored by industry, NIH and
investigator-initiated clinical research. You will critically evaluate research
protocols to assess resource needs; assessment includes all research
procedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs from
ancillary departments. You will also allocate cost, negotiate budgets and detail
The Clinical ResearchBudget Coordinator III, in addition will perform the following duties:
· · Responsible for the
financial management of study accounts for clinical research studies sponsored
by industry or NIH and for Investigator-Initiated trials.
· · Monitor study accounts
to evaluate that cost details are appropriate and within expected limits and to
determine whether proper expenses had been charged.
· · Monitor study accounts
for any deficits and/or surpluses and determine the best course of action.
· · Reconcile accounts
receivable and payments. Monitor revenue received and apply payments as
· · Identify amount accrued
per executed clinical trial agreement
· · Issue and submit
invoices for both protocol-related items and patient-related expenses per the
· · Issue internal invoices
for staff time and effort allocation into study accounts
· · Work closely with
Sponsors and clinical teams to resolve queries regarding invoices and/or
· · Financial closure of
study accounts; negotiate with Sponsors the final payment due for account
· · Assist in identifying
quality and performance improvement opportunities and work with management to
lead the development of new (or improvement of existing) processes, policies or
standard operating procedures.
· · You will lead trainings,
education, onboarding and mentorship to other personnel and supervises other
· · Using various software
applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages,
and graphics packages to build, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
· · Analyze financial data
and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose
of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial
· · Use astute financial
analysis techniques to provide practical proposals to influence business
· · Assist with business
software launches, implementation or optimization.
· · You will serve as point
of contact for junior staff and for fiscal related questions and would engage
management as appropriate.
· · As needed and in
collaboration with the Principle Investigators, you may develop clinical trial
budgets and negotiate trial budgets with industry sponsors by using business
analytics. You may review and approve
internal and/or satellite site budgets.
· · You may critically
evaluate research protocols to assess resource needs/costs and determine
whether research procedures in the protocol are standard-of-care or a
research-related cost in order to correctly classify expenses.
· · In collaboration with
the CSMC office of Sponsored Research, you may work on developing final budgets
for clinical trials and research projects.
This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. See website for details: http://careers.cedars-sinai.edu/working-here/employee-referrals/
BA or BS degree required
Specialty research certification preferred
Seven (7) years minimum of directly related experience
Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.