Institutional Wide Financial Analyst - Sponsored Projects / Post Award Finance

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Institutional Wide Financial Analyst - Sponsored Projects / Post Award Finance

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Accounting/Finance

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 230002FA

UTHealth Houston is looking for an Institutional Wide Financial Analyst who will work Central Administration’s Sponsored Projects Administration office. Specifically, this position will be a part of the Post Award Finance (PAF) team that oversees all financial activities relating to grants and contracts for the University which includes six (6) schools, a Public Health Institute, and a Behavioral Sciences campus.

This is a great opportunity to learn or enhance your skill set in the field of Research Finance with enormous potential for advancement.

Financial oversight of sponsored awards from Award Intake to Closeout includes:

  • Ensuring proper award set-up

  • Financial analysis and reporting

  • Revenue matching

  • Reviewing and approving financial transactions to ensure compliance

  • Assisting with audits and compliance reviews

  • Providing guidance and service to departmental staff and faculty regarding financial activities for sponsored awards

This is a fast-past, deadline driven role that requires strong critical thinking skills and the ability to switch tasks quickly while maintaining excellent customer service. This position is ideal for candidates currently working at a major accounting firm but are in search of a better work life balance. Training is provided onsite (mandatory), and a hybrid work-from-home schedule is provided after training.

UTHealth Houston is Texas’s resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. What we do here…changes the world! Once you join us you won't want to leave. We reward our employees for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employee’s well-being is important to us. We offer work/life services such as:

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • and many more!

Position Summary

Provides professional level skills in performing moderate to complex financial analysis for the institution.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Develop, prepare, analyze and/or review reports summarizing research financial activity.

  2. Review, analyze, and document sponsored contracts and grants.

  3. Review, analyze, and approve financial transactions.

  4. Review, analyze, and ensure proper allocation of revenue.

  5. Analyze and prepare needed adjustments to both actual and budget ledgers.

  6. Analyze and prepare documentation and support as requested by internal and external auditors.

  7. Act as subject matter expert concerning sponsored awards.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of related experience in a financial or accounting area.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.