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By | April 13, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Assistant Director of Finance

Salary : 19 per hour

Company : Harvard University

Location : Boston, MA US

Educational requirements : Graduate

Job-Specific Responsibilities

 The ADF works with the DF to direct a team of grants managers that provide research administration and financial management support for Global Health and Social Medicine faculty.

  • Supervises 5 grant managers, the position will be responsible for hiring, training, performance reviews, workload management, project management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment.
  • Ensures that the team consistently provides high levels of customer service, research expertise, and financial guidance to Principal Investigators and department staff.
  • Ensures compliance with policies set forth by a large number of federal and non-federal funding agencies as well as Harvard University.
  • Works with school-level offices on audits, tuition distribution, sub-recipient monitoring, and effort certification.
  • Will have the opportunity to serve on HMS committees to represent DGHSM research administration.
  • Reviews and/or prepares ADI/journal adjustments, AP adjustments, cost transfers, travel reimbursements, and financial reports.

Typical Core Duties

  • Responsible for effective staff management for a group or team of employees, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment
  • May act as signatory for the University, to endorse, negotiate, and/or accept grants and awards
  • Manage such pre-award areas as: funding, searches, proposal submission, document tracking and reporting
  • Oversee such post-awards areas as: award approval and set-up, financial analysis and reporting

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of sponsored research regulations

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of sponsored research regulations
  • MBA or other relevant professionals/master’s degree or certification is a plus Prior management experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytic, written, and verbal communication skills

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