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Job Req ID:  9203

Budget Analyst

The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a full time Budget Analyst that will develop and analyze budgets over their complete life cycle. Make independent decisions on financial allocations, advising management and working as part of the department’s financial team.


Specific Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Assist PI with grant submission budget development using appropriate cost rates for indirect and benefit costs, including all anticipated cost projections
  • Work with internal JHU offices to make sure budget numbers are set up in a timely manner
  • When necessary, advise faculty of status and balance availability on accounts and assist with and make recommendations for appropriate course of action to address budget variances relating to potential deficits and/or unspent balances
  • Coordinate, monitor and submit all necessary budget information for progress reports
  • Assist with grant closeout, such as ensuring the timely submission of the financial and other reporting
  • Select applicable budget number to purchase all lab supplies and equipment for Dr. Handa’s and Dr. Sodhi’s lab, including but not limited to toxic chemicals, DNA sequencing, combustible gases and research animals
  • Track purchasing documents from creation to close-out; troubleshoot any problems that may occur. Serve as point of contact for questions regarding financial policy and procedure
  • Complete monthly account reconciliation, interpreting and ensuring compliance with all University and sponsoring agencies’ policies and procedures when reviewing. Present reconciliation to PI for signature and then submit to Finance for compliance
  • Initiate and process transactions with SAP modules (e.g, AP, Supply Chain, Finance, Sponsored and BW), including accounting documents/transactions (non-payroll transfers, shopping carts, vendor invoices and check requests
  • Submit grant proposals through COEUS according to submission guidelines
  • Attend Finance and Research Administration trainings/meetings to stay updated on changes in internal and external policies, procedures and regulations that apply to sponsored applications and awards
  • Assist with the development of budgets for grants and contracts including new, renewal and continuation awards. Work closely with PIs to prepare grant proposals and other submissions by gathering supporting documentation, prepare budgets, ensure timelines are met and documentation is formatted as required, using knowledge of grant submission process and requirements
  • Reconcile and allocate expenses; manage and allocate Pcard purchases in a timely manner
  • Submit scientific manuscripts to various journals following stringent guidelines
  • Submit travel and non-travel related expenses for reimbursement for the PIs and their lab members. Make travel arrangements as requested by the PIs
  • Assist foreign post-doctoral fellow applicants in the J and H-1B Visa and Hopkins credentialing process
  • Utilize Epic to adjust clinic schedules and check schedules for patients
  • Act as point of contact for current patients with vision issues/question and forward info to proper party for further handling


Minimum qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other related field. 1 year of related progressively responsible experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.



Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB

Starting Salary Range:   $20.31 - $27.90

Employee Group: Full Time

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm / 40 hours  

Employee Subgroup: Non Exempt

Department Name: Ophthalmology        



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