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Clinical Trials Finance Manager
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Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
Provide Financial and Administrative support for clinical trials managed and/or initiated by the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies from study development through study closure. These studies may include Industry Sponsored Trials, Investigator-Initiated Trials, and Penn-Sponsored Trials. Funding sources include industry, federal/non-federal grants, non-profit and philanthropy. This position will collaborate with all CCI groups to facilitate budget development form study initiation to study closure.
Review study protocols and work with CCI stakeholders and required vendors to develop/compile comprehensive/accurate study budgets accounting for both sponsor and site-level costs.Â Negotiate with 3rd party sponsors/vendors as applicable.
Facilitate/negotiate amendments to study budgets as changes in the protocol occur throughout the life of the study.
Develop Prospective Reimbursement Analysis (PRA) Grid for Penn-Site studies and facilitate PRA Committee review/approval. Provide support for research billing number activities.
Develop internal budgets and process through SOM systems in a timely manner.Â
Track budget/contract progress, provide regular updates to key stakeholders, and disseminate final agreements once executed. Maintain copies of all budgets/agreements centrally within the CCI Business Office records.
Serve as the primary liaison with other departmental Business Administrators and legal teams for assigned studies.
Track subject activity and generate study invoices for applicable services. Work with other BAs, CCI and Other departments, to reconcile/manage study accounts/billing as appropriate.
Serve as the primary liaison to key stakeholders on clinical trial budget/contract activities; provide updates on activities that may impact recruitment, resources, clinical development, etc.Â Â
Create/maintain templates and tools for managing clinical trials finance activities. Create/maintain CCI standard fees/pricing library.Â
Facilitate other billing activities with 3rd party sponsors/collaborators as appropriate
Candidate must have prior clinical research experience, and familiarity with clinical trial processes and all aspects of study conduct.Â Prior experience preparing/negotiating study budgets and/or managing financial aspects of clinical trials is preferred but not required.
Bachelorâ™s Degree with 5-7 years of related experience; or combination of equivalent education/experience.
The candidate must be a proactive problem-solver with the ability to critically evaluate and manage timelines and key deliverables independently. This includes coordination within a complex, matrixed environment.
The candidate must possess and have demonstrated the following skills:
Ability to manage projects independently
Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
High attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and complete work within allocated time frames
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Position is contingent upon funding
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00014918
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