Position Information: Responsible for providing professional-level services to the Clinical Trials Office by performing coverage analysis, budget negotiation, calendar builds for the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), contractual agreements, and communications. Essential Duties:
Coverage Analysis. Build a coverage analysis by working closely with study staff, physicians, OUHSC Billing Compliance, OU Health, other OUHSC departments and SCC leadership to ensure billing compliance for all Clinical Trials at the Cancer Center.
CTMS Calendars/Integration. Build calendars for tracking of accounts receivable based upon the budget and contract on each trial. Work closely with the Finance team in Administration on questions or concerns to assist with collection. Provide feedback to staff on appropriate use and function of the calendars. Work with business partners to ensure data can be provided in a timely manner and a way required in order to receive payment in a timely manner.
Process Optimization & Integration. Assist with launching and managing processes through SOP and WPG maintenance to enhance performance of the team and its initiatives. Assist with coordinating cross-functional efforts to focus on core process performance, strategic objectives, and customer satisfaction.
Budget Negotiation/Preparation. Negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to ensure cost coverage on all trials. Provide support to the Proposal Services team on grant submissions related to Clinical Trials, develop budget estimations for Letters of Intent with pharmaceutical and other strategic business partners.
Coordination of Contracts. Work with external parties to initiate and develop contractual documents for each trial and ensure all necessary tests/procedures/labs/etc. are accounted for on each study requisition. Communicate to staff the proper usage of such documents and provide updates on any revisions in process.
As Needed. Perform various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or another business-related field Experience: 12 months experience in auditing, budget, accounting, or another business-related position. Preferred: 12 months experience in a clinical or research environment. Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities/ and Other Characteristics:
Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, communication and project management skills
Significant exposure to various operational and managerial workplace models
Well-developed numerical skills, including the ability to perform complex financial analyses
Sound understanding of the principles of finance, valuation techniques, and financial statement analysis
Working knowledge of the technology marketplace and of available technology products and business solutions
Fluent PC skills, including the ability to utilize basic office and various other analytical software applications.