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2017-43599

2017-43599

Title 
Grants Specialist/Payment Specialist 2
Job Locations 
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US-VA-Charlottesville
Posted Date 
11/29/2017

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Overview

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Who are we?

We Are PRA.

We are 14,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

 

What will you be doing?

The Grants Specialist is responsible for the review; evaluation; accuracy; compliance; and accountability of grants payments in accordance with Clinical Trial Agreement and Client Protocol. The Grants Specialist is able to perform in a fast paced environment, able to create and reset priorities as the need arises, identify and raise issues before they become critical, and adjust quickly to the changes of a dynamic organization.

Responsibilities

What will you be doing?

  • Reviews and thoroughly understands Investigator contracts, associated budgets and payment terms to determine payment requirements.
  • Actively participates in team calls regarding budget interpretation and set up.
  • Reviews system budget set up and payee details.
  • Collaborates with project teams, sites and Accounts Payable to maintain integrity, timeliness and accuracy of grant payments by:
  • Reviewing completed activities as per acceptance criteria to initiate payments
  • Generating payment requests for Investigator and reconciles to subsequent invoice received as necessary
  • Providing follow up with communication and direct contact with investigators and sites as needed to answer payment questions
  • Identifying and proactively raising risks/issues that may impact payment timelines and escalate accordingly
  • Prepares monthly payment status update for discussion with Functional Management.
  • Delivers accurate data that feeds into reports including paid, pending, accruals and forecasting.

Qualifications

What do you need to have?

  • Proven ability to use all MS Office suite or applications including Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint.
  • Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent.
  • >1 year CRO experience


PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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