Post Award Financial Analyst (Senior level and Remote Option Available)



Post Award Financial Analyst (Senior level and Remote Option Available)

Job Identification: 14430

Job Description:
What We Are Looking For

The Baylor University Office of the Vice Provost for Research is seeking a Post-Award Financial Analyst. Strong experience in post award with multiple sponsor exposure (NIH, NSF, DOE, Private, etc.) with strong competencies in budgeting and financial reporting, cost awareness, priority and time management, and analytical thinking skills will be needed to succeed in this position. This position will provide excellent customer service to faculty, research administrators, and sponsors. We are seeking a candidate with strong written and oral communication skills.

An Associate's degree, two years of relevant experience, and a Christian faith are required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred and five years experience are preferred. This position is eligible for remote work. A Master's degree and five years of relevant experience are required for the Senior level opportunity. Baylor reserves the right to make the final determination on a candidate's qualifications for both the Analyst and Senior level positions.

The target salary range for the Financial Analyst position is $65,000 to $75,000. The target salary range for the Senior level is $75,000 to $85,000.

What You Will Do



  • Ensure provision of excellent customer service to faculty, local research administrators, and sponsors in the ongoing administration of sponsored research by serving as an expert resource to the Baylor research community.
  • Support all relevant activities in the Post-Award Office, including award set up, award maintenance, transaction review, invoicing, financial reporting, cash management, closeout, and effort reporting.
  • Conduct periodic reviews for assigned sponsored awards (portfolio reviews), including monitoring spending trends, recording of transactions, overdrafts, resolving small balances on awards, reviewing of restricted budgets, tracking cost sharing commitments, and monitoring of subrecipient expenditures.
  • When applicable, ensure accordance with federal and state regulations and guidelines, including federal OMB Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), sponsor specific, and institutional policies.
  • Assist in monitoring programmatic (non-financial) reporting to sponsors as needed.
  • Maintain auditable records for sponsored awards, including invoices, reports, and sponsor and internal correspondences by maintaining proficiency in Baylor and sponsor systems.
  • Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities, as determined by the AVP for Research, Post-Award.

What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.

Explore & Engage

Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate. Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and the many opportunities to engage locally. If you are new to Central Texas, This is Waco!

About Us:
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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2-Year Degree
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  • College/University
  • Finance, Operations
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