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Accountant I - CTO

Clinical Trials Office Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Clinical Trials office at the Keck School of Medicine is seeking an Accountant I to join its clinical trials administration team. The Accountant will be responsible for managing the accounting records of clinical trials research program, including account receivables, accounting and financial administration of fiscal requirements, maintaining account data on systems, and analyzing and reviewing contract agreements and budgets.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Serves as liaison between Pharmaceutical companies and USC Departments
  • Review clinical trial budgets, Medicare coverage analysis, and fully executed contract for accuracy and consistency
  • Maintain accurate clinical trial accrual by performing invoices with contract terms and management of payments
  • Perform the analysis and forecast of clinical study spending
  • Prepare journal vouchers for required accruals
  • Work closely with USC Departments to ensure that the data necessary to accurately monitor and report on clinical trial accrual, budgets and forecasts is collected and analyzed in a timely manner
  • Review medical bills and invoice for items according to contact terms
  • Perform closeout of clinical trials, to ensure all financial transactions are accurate

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Job Description Summary Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree Minimum Experience: 1 year Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles including fund accounting


REQ20080185 Posted Date: 09/11/2019 - Thru date - 2019-11-11
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