The Van Andel Institute (VAI) is a nonprofit biomedical research and science education institute located in the heart of Grand Rapids, MI’s vibrant Medical Mile. Our mission is to improve the health and enhance the lives of current and future generations through disease research and science education. Be a part of the day-to-day victories and the long-term successes. Join our team, and make the world better, one discovery at a time.
VAI is currently seeking to hire a Post Award Accountant. In this role, you join our Finance Team where you will be responsible for accounting functions and customer service. You will work closely with the Finance Team to support the Institute’s mission.
Your Key Responsibilities in this role will include the following:
What you’ll like most about working in the Finance Department:
You should possess the following characteristics/traits:
To be a successful member of our team, we will measure you on the following areas:
The skills you will be required to have in this role:
The skills we are willing to train you on:
COMPENSATION and BENEFITS
All full-time employees of Van Andel Institute are eligible for benefits, effective day one! The salary you can expect in this Post Award Accountant is based on your experience and skills.
If you are a person who has demonstrated success in these areas, we would love to have a conversation with you! The first step in beginning this conversation is starting your online application and submitting the following:
If you have any difficulty uploading your application or any questions, please email Natalie Rinaldi at Natalie.Rinaldi@vai.org.
VAI is actively striving to diversify its workforce and strongly encourages qualified individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Van Andel Institute is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer
About Grand Rapids, MI
Van Andel Institute is located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI which is the second largest city in Michigan and the largest city in West Michigan. Grand Rapids offers a remarkable combination of cosmopolitan atmosphere and small-town warmth, known for its philanthropic and sustainability-driven community, and is ranked one of "America's Top Places to Live."
Located on the banks of the Grand River, Grand Rapids offers all the big-city excitement you'd expect from a million-resident metropolis, featuring hundreds of restaurants and nightspots, theaters, museums, sports and concerts. The safe and clean downtown is surrounded by an eclectic mix of walk-able neighborhoods.
With a medical and life sciences industry boom, strong entrepreneurial activity, dedication to green building and living, and innovative employers, Grand Rapids' diverse economy continues to grow, offering exceptional career opportunities, green building and living, and innovative employers, Grand Rapids' diverse economy continues to grow, offering endless career opportunities.
Van Andel Institute
333 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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