Financial Analyst

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21 Feb 2022

At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work-life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training.

Ascension is seeking a remote Financial Analyst to join the team.

What You Will Do

The Post Award FInancial Analyst will support sponsored programs managed by the Grants and Finance COE for Ascension. The position requires a significant emphasis on customer service, financial monitoring, and an understanding and ability to interpret complex regulations, requirements, and terms and conditions to ensure compliance.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Become familiar with federal regulations and sponsor award terms, in addition to Ascension policy; be able and willing to interpret and apply such regulations as they pertain to the administration of grants and contracts.
  • Assists with the preparation of grant budgets for proposals
  • Assists with budget modifications as necessary post award
  • Facilitates grant financial reporting requirements and obtains necessary approvals
  • Review, monitor and report on cost share obligations
  • Facilitates grant invoices and ensures approvals are obtained prior to sending invoice to sponsor
  • Responsible for monthly reconciliations
  • Coordinate timely effort reporting certification; assist certifiers with process and training when necessary.
  • Performs JE reclassifications of expenditures to the grant and ensures expenditures are allowable, allocable, reasonable and consistently treated
  • Maintains all backup for grant related revenue and expenditures and ensures backup matches the GL and documentation
  • Meet periodically with grant program managers to provide projections, go over costs, budget, spending and assist in spending the grant within the awarded budget and sponsor terms
  • Work with investigators to ensure all closeout reviews are done on a timely basis in accordance with award terms and conditions.
  • Respond to inquiries or requests for assistance as they relate to post award financial management.
  • Assist i the preparation of materials related to audit inquiries for internal, sponsor, federal or state audits
  • Prepare the quarterly SEFA

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Accountant preferred. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree required.
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