Clinical Research Finance Manager - Office for Clinical Research

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Office for Clinical Research
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Clinical Research
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • This is a central university department job, reporting to the Office for Clinical Research (OCR).
  • Responsibilities include post award invoicing and monitoring of all industry sponsored clinical trials and some other funded clinical research if the sponsor requires an invoice for payment of CPT coded items and services.
  • Under direct supervision, performs a detailed analysis of all industry clinical trial accounts for invoicing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Generates invoices for startups, milestones, per patient visits, and administrative fees; applies and monitors payments received against invoices and tracked study visits; pays study related expenses to internal and external vendors; processes patient stipends and travel reimbursements; and closes study accounts in alignment with the Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) and the Prospective Reimbursement Analysis (PRA).
  • Is responsible for submission and follow-up of charge corrections.
  • Routinely assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and executive summary reports distributed to principal investigators, research support staff, department administrators, and executive management.
  • Assists with audit tasks on study assignments.
  • May perform budget entry in ERMS. Utilizes and integrates data from multiple financial and clinical databases and software applications including: Compass, EPEX, Emory Express, DOCLink, ERMS, eIRB, GE Centricity, Health Quest, MicroStrategy, and OnCore.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Healthcare related field and three years of clinical research experience or professional financial analysis experience, preferably in research/sponsored programs, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Completion of Emory Research Financial Management and Billing Compliance course and Compass/EPEX training within 60 days of hire.
  • Completion of Emory Project Management training at next scheduled class but within 2 years of hire/promotion.
  • Working knowledge of medical billing review, contract interpretation, and research billing compliance.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed and at times, on short notice. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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