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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Accountant I Neuro-Oncology





Houston, Texas, United States

The primary purpose of the position is to provide accounting, financial, grant, contract, and budget support to the Department. Functions are performed in compliance with the department, division, and institutional policies and procedures. Job functions are performed using electronic as well a paper-based systems.

Directly impacts the expense processes within the department. Develops, implements, and monitors business processes to ensure all department expenses are appropriately tracked and documented. Maintains spreadsheets for review and confirmation for all fund sources including personnel expenses. Initiates grant and sponsor funding award set up to include chart field strings and accounts. Maintains accurate and detailed financial data on all funds including grants, sponsors, donors, and PRS funds. Conducts final closeout reconciliation for all funds including grants, sponsors, and donors. Maintains PRS spreadsheet for faculty development funds and Chairman Funds. Conducts reconciliation of PRS Development Funds and Chairman Funds. Will work with Department Administrator on annual budget for expenses.


  1. Manages financial/reconciliation activity of all department accounts
    1. Reviews/validates and/or performs reconciliation of department funds, financial activities, and account balance transfers as well as corrective actions
    2. Establish new chart field strings, updates signature authorization and initiates new accounts as necessary
    3. Assists with the preparation of department budget and
    4. Verifies availability of funds on designated department accounts on purchased/travel actions
  2. Oversees PRS report to Physicians Referral Service and distributes on a monthly basis to AA for review/verification of expenses and current balance
  3. Advises faculty/PI regarding status of accounts/grants and provides analysis of available funding for personnel salaries and project expenses. Initiates ePAF action on changes for source of funds if necessary
  4. Provides to the Department Chair/PI/DA a monthly account balance report
  5. Other financial documents and records as required

Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related.

Required: One year of experience required with degree in Business Administration or related field. With a degree in Accounting, no experience is required. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Experience with reconciling experience, clinical (PRS, procard and expenses), clinical research (grant and non-grant expenditures and personnel), expense tranfers, financial report and preparation.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. [Register to View] Information
  • Requisition ID: 152386
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 47,500
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 71,500
  • Science Jobs: No