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Robert Half Senior Research Financial Analyst in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Robert Half is working with a thriving company to find a skilled Senior Research Financial Analyst. In this Senior Research Financial Analyst role, you will provide financial and post-award support to Principal Investigators and their staff. As the Senior Research Financial Analyst, you will prepare financial aspects of federal and non-federal proposals and act as a liaison between funding agencies, staff and other administrative units. This Senior Research Financial Analyst role, which is located in Philadelphia, is a permanent employment opportunity.

What you get to do every day

  • Managing the day to day financial management of assigned sponsored programs and other assigned funds; prepares journal entries; oversees and approves all personnel, payroll and procurement commitments and expenditures ensuring compliance and accuracy. Coordinates and/or implements required actions with relevant parties.

  • Monitoring the post-award activities of assigned portfolio throughout the life cycle of the sponsored award to assure allowability, allocability, conformity, consistent treatment and reasonableness to avoid waste, loss and misuse of funds.

  • Analyzing and reconciling financial data, preparing financial statements, invoices, budget forecasts, award closeout and other post-award administrative reports for both internal and external purposes.

  • Monitoring cash/revenue balances and assists with collections of accounts receivables. Researches and reports all potential uncollectible accounts timely.


The ideal Senior Research Financial Analyst candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education.

Other requirements for the Research Financial Analyst position include and are not limited to:

  • 5++ years of experience in the financial administration of federal grants or grant-related accounting is preferred.

  • Advanced Excel user, knowledge of PowerPoint.

  • Detail oriented and excellent communication skills

Interested candidates should reach out to Jessica Heilweil at 267-996-4167 and reference JO#03720-0012591833

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