Compliance Specialist

By | December 6, 2017

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Research Finance is responsible for the fiscal management of grants and contracts in accordance with government regulations, donor requirements, and University policy. RF establishes new grants and analyzes and processes financial data within the Banner general ledger. The expectation from Northeastern by our research sponsors is to support increased regulation and compliance requirements. Research Finance is committed to providing excellence in Financial Compliance oversight and management

The role of the Compliance Specialist will be largely transactional. Reporting to the Director, Research Finance, the Compliance Specialist will monitor and review all cost documents for compliance within the regulatory framework established for the University and its components. This will include, but not be limited to, purchase orders, subrecipient invoices, vendor invoices, DPAYs, travel expenses, and journal vouchers.

Associated duties include developing and delivering compliance training and education programs; preparing scheduled reports; providing identified and required data; maintaining data in compliance-specific sections of RF databases and keeping abreast of developing and enacted regulation in the Federal Register and advising RF management in order to ensure monitoring processes are developed.