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Grant Payment Associate I

Job Location(s) IN-Bangalore
Job Number
2020-56210
Job Category
Client Services
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

Essential Job Duties: 
 
- Support the payment of assigned studies which could include study set-up, maintenance, timely and accurate payment to the sites, as well as issue resolution and study reconciliation.   
- Provide excellent customer service and site issue resolution
- Assist in setting entering study budgets and payees
- Review Electronic Data Capture updates and determine when certain budget items are payable
- Liaise with Site Agreements team to ensure timely receipt of site contracts, budgets and amendments
- Communicate with sites, Finance and clinical teams regarding payment questions and/or status updates
- Maintain and update payment tracking information
- Keep all study payments up to date and provide financial reports to study teams as requested
- Provide site payment documentation for sponsor audits as requested
- Generate investigative site payment reports for project team review (if applicable)
- Assist in the development and testing of enhancements to Grant Payment systems
- Contribute and participate in process improvement projects
- Perform other duties as assigned by management

Education/Qualifications

Recommended:
University/College degree (Business or Accounting preferred) AND three (3) years’ work experience in a financial, clinical trial, or grant payment position.
 
- Strong computer skills with an ability to understand, access and leverage technology alternatives

Experience

Minimum Required:
- Minimum three (3) years transactional accounting (e.g. A/P, Billing, etc.), or relevant financial or clinical trial related experience
 
Preferred:
- Working knowledge of clinical trial payment process and familiarity with investigator contracts and budgets; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred
- Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with internal and external stakeholders across the globe
- Strong analytical skills
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Excellent communication / writing skills
- Strong computer skills
- Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet skills), aptitude for training
- Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment
- Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
- Works well independently as well as in a team environment
- Detail and process oriented
- Positive attitude and approach
- Customer oriented

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