Title:  Financial Analyst, Post Award Grants

Division:  Molecular and Cell Biology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $56,895 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  12919


The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is looking to hire a Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will perform grant financial analysis, forecast budgets, and prepare routine and specialized financial reports. In addition, the candidate will assist with the preparation and entry of budgets and translate fiscal information in a clear and concise matter to internal and external stakeholders. 


The Financial Analyst role is responsible for grant reconciliation, financial reports and analysis for a Basic Science department with a total operation of approximately $25M. The department has approximately 250 personnel. This position conducts moderate to complex financial analysis projects, prepares financial reports, as well as analyzes and presents recommendations to faculty and management based on findings. Molecular and Cellular Biology delivers cutting-edge research focused on cell and developmental biology, cancer, and aging. The department ranks among the top ten nationally in funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

Job Duties

  • Facilitates year-end budget preparation by examining budgets and confirming accuracy by conducting variance analysis.
  • Maintains Labor Distribution in PEPT system, responsible for HR Record updates and corrections as well as effort reporting.
  • Updates and reviews quarterly account summary with faculty (Grant and Unrestricted accounts).
  • Engages in financial forecasting to help faculty with ability to project for new hires, equipment, and supply purchases, etc.
  • Conducts CPRIT CGMS system updates.
  • Conducts re-budgeting – type 1&2 account.
  • Conducts Account setups (type 1&2), pending accounts.
  • Handles subcontracts and subcontract invoicing.
  • Handles Grant Closeouts, reviews and approves FSR.
  • Handles pre-award processing for grants, progress reporting, BRAIN (Internal Grants system) assistance.
  • Handles account disputes and/ discrepancies, clearing of Default, and JV transfers.
  • Handles check request shopping charts and Concur approvals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NIH grants.



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Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.