MD Anderson Cancer Center Accountant II - Philanthropy in Houston, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The primary purpose of the Accountant II (Grants) position is to support the cultivation of donors and prospective donors, encourage philanthropic engagements with MD Anderson faculty and staff and provide support to help manage/facilitate internal and external processes for grant/gift funding awards. The primary focus of the position is to strengthen the Faculty Grants and Major Gifts program by managing non-profit/philanthropic grants and gifts awarded to the institution initiated through proposals submitted directly to donors by MD Anderson faculty and staff. The Accountant II will ensure all grant and major gift-related data and documentation is recorded appropriately within the Philanthropy donor database and monitor/report the overall status of institutional philanthropic giving. Additionally, this position will serve as the primary data entry point person for all things related to Planned Giving. And lastly, this position will serve as the primary resource for adjustments necessary in Philanthropy's donor database.
Faculty Grants/Potential Funding Opportunities (45%)
Partners with the Grants & Contracts department to ensure statistical reporting and accuracy of pledge payments related to Philanthropy. Maintain grant records in donor database. Identify new donors/organizations for grant submissions as they relate to Philanthropy. Analyze data and produce reports using ClickGrants, RCTS (research tracking database), and PeopleSoft. Develops, implements, establishes, and maintains procedures to improve efficiencies and streamline business processes.
Gift Adjustments (35%)
Monitors, tracks, retrieves all adjustment inquiries in SharePoint Database. Manages gift adjustments in Customer Relations Management donor database. Collaborates and directs financial staff on revenue transfers to the General Ledger. Educates and provides direction to Philanthropy staff on donation adjustments. Researches and provides residual OBIEE balances when requested by Philanthropy colleagues. Engages with gift officers and administrative staff to ensure accurate gift postings. In some instances, provides coverage for functions related to the new fund program.
Planned Giving Gift Entry (20%)
Partners with the Planned Giving department to ensure statistical reporting and accuracy of planned giving pledge payments related to Philanthropy. Maintain planned giving records in Customer Relations Management donor database. Analyze data and produce reports using donor database. Develops, implements, establishes, and maintains procedures to improve efficiencies and streamline business processes.
Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
Required: Two years of accountant experience required with a Bachelor's in Business Administration or related field. One year of accountant experience required with a Bachelor's in Accounting. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.
Preferred: Five+ years of experience in providing financial operational support. Proficiency in using Excel or other microcomputer software packages.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 162003
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
Work Week: Days
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 54,500
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 81,500
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Fund Type: Hard
Work Location: Remote (within Texas only)
Pivotal Position: No
Referral Bonus Available?: No
Relocation Assistance Available?: No
Science Jobs: No