Fiscal Analyst Lead - Fiscal and Post-Grant Award Supervisor

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Fiscal Analyst Lead - Fiscal and Post-Grant Award Supervisor

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The Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) at Washington State University is seeking applications for an experienced Fiscal Analyst Lead to supervise the fiscal and post-grant award team. IREACH comprises a team of about 70 faculty and staff engaged in conducting community-engaged multidisciplinary research, training and education, and outreach with underserved populations. Our priority populations are American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic/LatinX, and rural peoples. At IREACH we are deeply committed to community capacity building, equitable research partnerships, and promoting racial justice in academia and public health research.
The Fiscal Analyst Lead will be responsible for conducting a variety of activities to support research projects at the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) from requirement gathering and needs assessment through design and implementation. The successful candidate will work with stakeholders and the project team to design and develop applications that will create an efficient process for researchers and their staff to procure and manage research grants.

This position leads complex post-award grant management activities. This position contributes to technical systems design and development expertise to assist with the implementation and operation of cash flow, cash management, and grant application programs within a diverse team environment that includes participants from a broad range of campus and administrative units. Successful candidates must interface productively with multiple external and internal proposal and award systems. The position provides support to pre-award grants management in the absence of, and as directed by, Grants Lifecycle Manager.

The Fiscal Analyst also serves as the primary reviewer responsible for staff effort distributions and certifications, designing, developing, coordinating, and maintaining systems to track employee FTE and ensure that staff effort distributions are posted to correct accounts, and maintaining responsibility for PI review and approval of Effort Certification Reports (ECRs) in Workday.

The Fiscal Analyst also recruits and hires fiscal analyst and fiscal support staff, training, overseeing, and assigning work and providing an evaluation of work performance.

The responsibilities of the Fiscal Analyst have a direct impact on the workload of the researcher and the research staff who manage awards, and on the success of procuring awards. The person in this position must be able to ask the right questions of the right people and be capable of compiling the data concisely, in a consumable format. The position also requires an ability to communicate clearly with internal unit staff, collaborating partners, and research end-users to ensure a smooth transition and/or successful adoption of new applications or enhancements.

To Apply: Visit the IREACH jobs web site ( to submit your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references via the WSU job site.

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Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, which must include 18 quarter or 12 semester hours in accounting, auditing, or budgeting and one year of relevant professional experience; OR equivalent education/experience.
Additional Requirements:
-Demonstrated diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
-Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team in a cooperative effort.
-Demonstrated experience providing customer service in a professional office setting.
-Demonstrated advanced-level experience using MS Office Suite including Excel and SharePoint.
-Exceptional skills in written and verbal communication, including fostering a shared understanding of requirements, group resolution, and status reporting.
-Experience working on multiple project types and multiple business areas.
-Demonstrated experience in 1 or more specialty areas: business process analysis, data and systems analysis, project management.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience working in a University and/or consensus-driven environment.
-Demonstrated experience using Microsoft SharePoint.
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience using NIH business systems.
-Experience supervising fiscal staff.
-Experience with Workday.

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