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Job Summary

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is seeking a full-time Financial Specialist Intermediate to join its team.


The duties of this position include performing the reconciliation of project grants using various accounting and information systems including, but not limited to, Business Objects, M-Reports and MPathways. You will be asked to determine the correct project grants for salary support for PIs and staff, as well as to analyze the financial status of faculty projects, including forecasting expenses/funding and meeting with faculty on a regular basis to review their projects. You will also be expected to determine the appropriateness of charges to project grants, including charges that fall under the Uniform Guidance Act. In addition, you will assist in obtaining appropriate signatures, set up sub accounts, complete budget allocations, work with Financial Operations to close out sponsored projects, file appropriate reports, and problem-solve as needed. You will assist divisional faculty and staff with account classification, travel or P-Card questions, as well as approve Concur expense reports, initiate and process journal entries, and maintain files to support project grant activity.

This position will assist with specific projects including the development of the annual budget and faculty effort reviews. You will serve as the Division's financial liaison for Internal Medicine, the Medical School, the University and outside sponsors as appropriate.  You will be asked to perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of post-award accounting or related experience is required. You will be expected to have excellent customer service skills with the ability to problem solve and multitask. Your work will need to have attention to detail and be accurate and timely.  This position must be able to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.