Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Accounting, Finance, Compliance, Education
Massey Cancer Center
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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
In support of the goals of
Massey Cancer Center, this position will be responsible for ensuring the proper invoicing of patient care costs for clinical trials as well as testing and reviewing for compliance. Additionally, the specialist will be accountable for initiating, processing, and tracking of all invoices and payments for all research accounts. The specialist will partner with the Clinical Research Administrative team and
Health System finance to strengthen the overall billing accuracy and accountability related to
Massey Cancer Center clinical trials. The specialist will also partner with the Clinical Research Administrator and Assistant Director of Clinical Research Administration to identify and assess procedures for clinical trial billing and collections activities. The specialist will utilize the Clinical Trial Management System (
) financials to track billable items and be responsible for following up with study teams if billing information is missing or improperly captured. The specialist will also provide primary support to the Research Administration team with managing of all purchasing functions, to include Purchasing Order creation, expense processing, and liquidation, travel and employee expense reimbursement requirements, and pulling supporting documentation for other research projects, as assigned.
Minimum Hiring Standards
Experience with the following systems: eVA, Banner, Oncore, and Image Now. Significant clinical research financial and billing experience in an academic/medical setting, or equivalent required. Demonstrated experience providing financial services and reporting related to clinical research. Knowledge of
regulations. Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of
guidelines. Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of accounting practices and applied
principles. Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of clinical trials management and financial accounting. Extensive knowledge of State/Federal and institutional accounting rules and regulations a plus. Demonstrated ability to work with detailed financial data and to analyze financial information. Ability to communicate professionally with stakeholders at all levels, to include external sponsors. Exceptional analytical and organizational skills and the flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Ability to set priorities and to work comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Working knowledge and understanding of office administration and clinical research management techniques. Demonstrated ability to work independently to foresee and anticipate program issues and to respond appropriately in a timely manner. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to prioritize, focus, work independently and be flexible when contingencies arise.
Preferred Hiring Standards
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, similar educational program, or equivalent experience. Professional clinical research certification desirable. Extensive working knowledge and understanding of the university research environment in an academic medical setting. Familiarity with federal and state regulatory and clinical research compliance issues affecting Universities. Experience with database systems including Clinical Trial Management Systems (i.e. OnCore). Demonstrated superior skills using Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office software applications. Demonstrated experience analyzing data, interpreting information, provide logical conclusions/projections and program evaluation and anticipating costs/obligations. Project management experience a plus.
Required Licenses/ Certifications
Anticipated Hiring Range
Up to $51,700
Application Process/Additional Information
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Job Open Date
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