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Senior Post Award Financial Specialist - Research Administration
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2022
Title Senior Post Award Financial Specialist - Research Administration
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Research Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Fiscal Services


Post-Award provides financial oversight of all sponsored award activities from set up to closeout, and is part of of the Finance Division, office of the Controller.

What You'll Do

Under limited supervision, the Senior Post Award Financial Specialist:

  • Manages fiscal compliance of complex sponsored grants and contracts in accordance with government regulations, donor requirements and university policy. 

  • Manages financial transactions and reporting, monitors cash flow and expense activity, and manages setup and closeout of grants as well as preparation of financial statements. 

  • Provides regular, expert guidance and training to faculty and administrators in support of university research community and participates in or leads special projects.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Strong Excel and MS Office application skills, proficient with enterprise financial system applications
  • Applied knowledge and strong technical grant accounting skills/experience
  • Strong organizational and deductive reasoning skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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