Providence Health & Services Financial Analyst - Grants in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Financial Analyst - Grants (Medical Research Administration, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE FT) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Review grant proposals and assist with the development of grant budgets and written justification to support budget proposals for grant submission.

  • Assist with budget development and financial analysis to capture all allowable direct and indirect costs.

  • Perform a comprehensive review of grant proposals to ensure compliance with policy and funding agency guidelines and regulations.

  • Provide technical and administrative support in the development of accurate proposal submissions consistent with federal laws and regulations.

  • Develop and administer accounting systems for research study financial activities.

  • Facilitate the necessary requirements for grant funds release.

  • Ensure an understanding of and compliance with policies and procedures of the Institution, which may require updating policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with Institution/System Finance, Grants Compliance and Legal as needed.

  • Plan, organize, direct, monitor and coordinate the financial resources of the grant; including financial planning, budgeting, accounting.

  • Establish and maintain account management procedures including excel or designated software applications for forecasting expenditures for grants and contracts.

  • Audit and approve expenditures, variances, extensions, re-budgeting, payroll and personnel, for accuracy and compliance.

  • Work Directly with Independent Auditors in Support of the A-133 Audit.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent

  • 5 years of more experience with Federal and commercial (industry) grant accounting

  • Knowledge of the accounting and reporting for Federal and commercial grants, including all pertinent governmental regulations

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and policy manuals

  • Ability to read and interpret Federal and commercial grant contracts to ensure proper and accurate accounting treatment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as Federal grant regulationsDemonstrated skill in software applications, specifically spreadsheet, word processing and database applications

  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Travel, as necessary

  • Other continuing education, as required

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)Experience in health research

  • Familiarity with large accounting systems, Lawson and activities experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 190835