Financial Analyst - Research & Clinical Trials

Rush University Medical Center Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Financial Analyst Research & Clinical Trials

Position Highlights:

Under general supervision, reporting directly to Manager, Research Finance, performs a supporting role in the financial and operational activities of the Clinical Research Administration Division within the Office of Research Affairs. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support Clinical Investigators with sponsored clinical trials by generating invoices, submitting them to sponsors, documenting the account receivables, following-up with collection activities, and producing reports.

  • Establish and facilitate the monthly production of financial reports with analysis of expenses and revenue.

  • Review credit balances, post payments, distribute payments, and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Coordinate and reconcile revenue received to bank statements and accounting system reports.

  • Comply with institutional guidelines for posting accounts payable and accounts receivable within the appropriate timeframes.

  • Communicate with the study teams to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Assist in the development of training materials to ensure the logging of completed study visits is efficient and effective.

  • Provide oversight, mentoring, and guidance to junior team members.

  • Assist in the account close-out process

  • Set reasonable revenue targets and formulate strategy for maximizing revenue.

  • Interact professionally with all employees and external customers

  • Demonstrate desire to continuously improve skills through professional development efforts

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and manage duties

  • Perform work in a neat, organized, timely and efficient manner

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Healthcare Administration or related field.

  • Three years of experience in financial analysis.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Detail oriented, organized and ability to work independently and prioritize workflow.

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush University's Clinical Nurse Leader program is ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Rush University's Nursing Anesthesia program is ranked in the top four in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education's 2016 list of the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Financial Analyst - Research & Clinical Trials

Rush University Medical Center