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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.


  • Serve as finance team member in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • Reconcile assigned accounts including general, designated, gift, DAF and sponsored fund types on a monthly basis and ensure compliance with Medical School and sponsor guidelines; investigate and resolve any issues
  • Develop and run queries using Business Objects in the Financial Data Warehouse and prepare reports
  • Request and open non-sponsored accounts
  • Prepare no cost time extension and other post award change requests
  • Create and process journal entries
  • Review and approve clinical trial human subject payments
  • Prepare responses to inquiries, assist with the preparation of various financial reports and documents
  • Interpret regulations and guidelines of funding
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or in a business related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1 year of Research Administration experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience using Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively with a high degree of accuracy while working in an environment of fluctuating priorities and interruptions
  • Extremely detail oriented with the ability to recognize and investigate data anomalies
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with faculty and staff at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

Desired Qualifications*

  • Familiarity and experience with University administrative and business tools such as Business Objects, MReports and other MPathways systems, and Concur; knowledge of UM organizational structure.  

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.