Financial Analyst

Vacancy number: 
Human Genome Sequencing Center
Salary range: 
$56,895 - $75,000
Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX


The Financial Analyst position in the Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) will assist with oversight and provides support for the administrative and financial operations in the Human Genome Sequencing Center, a world-class Research Center with an annual budget of >$40M per year. The primary focus of this position is to conduct and document moderate to complex financial analysis projects. Develops and prepares special financial reports.

Job Duties

• Assists with oversight and support for the Center's administrative and financial operations, particularly related to sponsored research.
• Participates in annual budget process.
• Participates in pre- and/or post-award grant management activities.
• Compiles, reviews and reconciles grant/contract accounts.
• May prepare/review financial entries and transactions such as journal entries or purchase orders.
• Assists with contract and agreement negotiations and preparation.
• Reviews, interprets and monitors contract requirements and restrictions.
• Monitors compliance with federal regulations and standard operating procedures.
• Ensures time and effort is entered each pay period.
• Certifies data in BRAIN is accurate.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in post-award administration with responsibility for budget development and monitoring, and grants management activities, including annual reporting.
• Ability to produce accurate work product with minimal oversight.
• Advanced Excel skills (an Excel test may be administered as part of the interview process).
• Proven experience in management of a variety financial projects.
• Knowledge of federal policies for grant administration.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and ability to work with faculty, peers, and a wide variety of other stakeholders.
• Ability to work independently, take ownership of assigned work, and take initiative.
• Ability to prioritize and manage a high volume of diverse tasks in a deadline-driven environment, with accuracy and attention to detail.
• Experience with large-scale accounting/financial platforms (SAP, Business Warehouse, etc.).

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.