Job Vacancy Accountant-Spons Prj Accounting Department Mount Sinai Medical Center

Job title: Accountant-Spons Prj Accounting Department

Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Job description: Job Description:

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

The Sponsor Project Accountant is responsible for ensuring that all transactions charged to grants and contracts are allowable and properly approved according to the Sponsor’s and School’s policies and procedures.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Review grants and contracts portfolio.
  • Analyze grant budgets of government agencies
  • Forecast trends for future grant growth.
  • Study funding of grants by government agencies.
  • Review and approve all transactions for each grant/contract according to the Sponsor’s and School’s policies and procedures.
  • Compare salary/effort charged to grants/contracts to approved award budget.
  • Work closely with Sponsored Project Supervisor, administrator/PI of the grant, accounts payable, payroll and School Accounting to facilitate timely and accurate transaction processing.
  • Ensure all cost transfers are properly explained and documented according to the School’s Cost Transfer Policy.
  • Ensure any mandatory cost sharing requirements are properly documented when the FSR is prepared.
  • Ensure cost allocations between grants for closely related work are allocated based on a reasonable and approved methodology.
  • Identify instances where prior approvals are necessary. Work with supervisor to process any necessary prior approvals.
  • For non-letter of credit grants/contracts, prepare bills according to the grants billing cycle.
  • Prepare financial status reports required by the Sponsor.
  • Ensure properly approved time and effort reports exist for all personnel charged to grants/contracts when FSRs are prepared.
  • Responsible for grant account closing process.
  • Review accounts and prepare journal entries to correct errors.
  • Maintain and update HN3U1/HQTUZ to ensure accuracy and completeness of annual Time and Effort Reports.
  • Ensure monthly animal charges are consistent with the approved species. Work with CCMS, IACUC and PI/Administrator when necessary to correct incorrect charges.
  • Other special projects/responsibilities assigned as needed


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Experience: 1 year experience preferred but not required

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.
  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 05:04:58 GMT

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