This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/22/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/02/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 51 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs. The Cancer Center's mission is to translate promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. The Center supports one of the broadest ranges of cancer activities in the nation – from fundamental and translational cancer research in molecular genetics and advanced molecular therapeutics, and from population studies of cancer incidence to community education about cancer prevention and risk reduction.
The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center administers many clinical trials on behalf of its member investigators, including trials sponsored by National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, pharmaceutical companies, and physician investigators.
Under close supervision of the Finance Manager, the Accounting Assistant will use and maintain multiple systems to assist with reconciling clinical trial study agreements and budgets in Clinical Conductor invoicing system versus postings in Oracle Financial Cloud. Assist with maintenance of 50-100 accounts, including Pharmaceutical Sponsored Clinical Trial Agreement & PI Initiated Clinical Trial Grant Awards.
Develop good working relationships with Sponsors and CROs in efforts to maintain collection procedures and processes to help resolve issues of overdue accounts. Assist with reviewing reports for the Project Management Teams, reflecting current delinquency status. Assist with addressing and correcting billing issues, and follow-up actions required to ensure the timely receipt of payments.
Two (2) years of related experience, education/training, OR an Associate degree in related area.
Basic knowledge of financial transactions and systems, as well as related policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
Basic accounting-related skills.
Demonstrated experience in customer service, billing and/or collection processes.
Basic knowledge of common desktop / web applications. Ability to enter and interpret data to produce financial reports.
Ability to gather, organize, and perform basic accounting related analysis to complete work assignments.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Works well in a team setting environment.
Ability to maintain strict attention to detail, accuracy, clarity and confidentiality.
Ability to protect the integrity of secured information.
Knowledge of UCSD billing systems and policies/procedures.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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