Covance Grant Payment Associate in Princeton, New Jersey
Grant Payment Associate
Princeton, New Jersey
The Grant Payment Associate is the primary payment contact for investigative sites. Responsible for administering grant and non-grant payments in accordance with the site contract agreement. Act as a subject matter expert for grant payments for internal and external teams, as well as study site participants.
Accountable for the overall payment management of assigned studies which includes initial communication with Clinical Project Managers and external investigative sites during payment set-up in the system, execution of timely and accurate payment to the sites, issue resolution and final study reconciliation
Responsible for processingand tracking payments to Investigators and other payees in support of a clinical trial
Identify payment criteria and administer payments to each investigator and process all pass through costs
Assist in preparation of the study budget template
Liaise with GSS Site Contracts teams regarding payment terms in investigator agreements
Communicate with sites and clinical teams regarding payment questions or updates
Provide excellent customer service and timely site issue resolution
Maintain and update payment tracking information in theTrial Tracker TM Grant /CTMS
Setup and maintain financial files throughout the course of the study including payment documentation, investigator financial files and amendments
Reconcile all study payments on a routine basis and provide financial reports to clients as requested
Provide site payment documentation for sponsor audits as requested
University/College degree (Business or Accounting preferred) OR four (4) years work experience in a financial, clinical trial, or accounting related position.
Working knowledge of clinical trial payment process and familiarity with investigator contracts and budgets; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred
Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with internal and external stakeholders across the globe
Strong analytical skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Excellent communication / writing skills
Strong computer skills with an ability to access and leverage technology alternatives
Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet skills), aptitude for training, capable of operating standard office equipment (e.g. fax, copier etc.).
Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment
Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Works well independently as well as in a team environment
Detail and process oriented
Positive attitude and approach
Job Number 2018-24568
Job Category Finance
Position Type Full-Time
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