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Full time
Job Category:
Accountant I, Radiation Oncology Clinical Research
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MD Anderson | Houston, TX
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Job Description

The primary purpose of the Accountant I is to support the research finance team within the Department of Radiation Oncology. The Accountant I impacts the administration, operations and compliance of a major academic department in accounting and fiscal management.



* Monitors budgets and account balances for the department and its related programmatic areas and reconciles expenditures in compliance with institutional, State and Federal guidelines.

* Maintains compliance with institutional and state guidelines including those which address purchasing, check requests, travel, and other fiscal activities.

* Ensures timely and accurate expense and income tracking for all E&G, PRS, grant, contract and philanthropic company centers.

* Reconciles departmental grants and contracts of more than $10 million annually, in compliance with funding agencies, institution, state, and federal guidelines.

Research Finance Support

* Facilitates new account set up.

* Monitors funding, clinical research billing to sponsors and account balances.

* Projects expense allocation.

* Monitors and supports allocation of personnel and non-personnel transactions to appropriate accounts.

* Prepares expense correction requests.

Financial Performance and Reporting

* Provides accounting-based expert knowledge and guidance in preparing routine and periodic financial reports, cost reports, and data for special projects as required.

* Builds formulas, pivot tables, graphing and other data models as required.

Billing and Compliance

* Works with Financial Analyst, management and relevant staff to ensure clinical trials are invoiced accurately and timely, demonstrating understanding of study reconciliation and invoicing.

* Works directly with Clinical Research Finance and Grants and Contracts to resolve any conflicts and to stay abreast of any changes affecting same.

* Assists in preparing clinical research reporting.



Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related.


Required: One year of experience required with degree in Business Administration or related field.

With a degree in Accounting, no experience is required.

May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 130876
* Employment Status: Full-Time
* Employee Status: Regular
* FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
* Work Week: Days
* Fund Type: Hard
* Pivotal Position: No
* Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,800
* Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 57,400
* Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 70,000