Clinical Research Finance Analyst I - Post Award - Cancer Clinical Trials Office
The Cancer Clinical Trials Office at Cedars-Sinai Cancer has several operational units that perform specific functions to support investigators and their clinical trials. This includes quality assurance, regulatory affairs, financial operations, clinical coordination, education and training of clinical staff, study coordination/clinical research support and data coordination. We look to improve care for patients and provide ground breaking cancer research!**Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We look forward to having you join our team!**The Clinical Research Finance Analyst I develops clinical trial budgets for industry, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and investigator-initiated clinical research. Evaluates research protocols to assess resource needs for research procedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs from ancillary departments. Identifies cost allocation, negotiates budgets, details budgets, and responsible for keeping track of accounts and invoicing. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB). **Primary Duties and Responsibilities**+ Works closely with investigators and ancillary departments to identify research procedures needed, budget estimates and cost details. + Processes Ancillary Agreements with departments providing research services. + Identifies and/or researches whether research procedures in the protocol are standard-of-care or a research-related cost in order to accurately classify expenses. + Works with the CSMC office of Sponsored Research to develop final budgets for clinical trials and research projects. + Negotiates trial budgets and payments with industry sponsors. + Monitors study accounts to evaluate that cost expenses/details are appropriate and within encouraged limits, reconciles accounts receivable and payments, and identifies any deficits and/or surpluses. Negotiates with sponsors the final payment due for account closeout. May conduct review and/or audits of clinical trial budget. Serves as a resource for fiscal related questions. + Responsible for invoicing sponsors, patient research billing, reimbursement to ancillary departments, and payment tracking. Issues and submits invoices for protocol-related items and patient-related expenses per the executed contract and internal invoices for staff time and effort allocation into study accounts. Works closely with sponsors and clinical teams to resolve queries regarding invoices and/or payments due. + Extracts information, analyzes and interprets data to determine financial performance and/or to project a financial probability. Prepares and delivers data, reports and/or presentations to investigators, management and/or leadership. + Enters financial information from finalized clinical trial budgets and clinical trial agreements into the Clinical Trial Management System. Reviews and finalizes clinical trials calendars to ensure agreement with Medicare coverage analysis and clinical trial budget. + Performs Medicare coverage analysis for clinical trials and collaborates with IRB to finalize and acquire approval. + Reviews protocol amendments for impact to sponsored research budget/contract. Processes budget/contract amendments as applicable. **Work Experience**+ 2 years Experience with billing, accounting, finance, budgeting, financial analysis or related field, required. + 3 years Pre and/or post grant and contract funding experience in clinical research, preferred. **Education**+ High School Diploma/GED, required. + Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Finance, or other related degree, preferred. **Licenses and Certifications**+ Certification In Clinical Research, preferred. 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.