Contributes to policy formulation in the following areas.
Matters relating to direct and indirect charging on sponsored projects.
Effort reporting on sponsored projects.
Rebudgeting on sponsored projects.
Ensures that Management Center policies and procedures are in support of Duke and Sponsor guidelines.
Serves as a resource for financial administrators and assists them as needed in resolving issues related to financial management of sponsored projects.
In some instances the Dean’s Office and the Management Center Executives are one and the same. In this case, the Dean’s Office would be responsible for both sets of responsibilities.
Responsible to determine the most appropriate means of ensuring compliance.
Investigates non-fraudulent financial compliance questions/issues using available resources such as sponsor regulations, University policies and procedures, and the network of informed individuals such as the PI, Departmental or Research Administrator, Business Manager, Chair or Dean. If the questions/issues remain unresolved or if it seems inappropriate to use the above resources, contact the Office of Sponsored Programs for assistance.
All instances of possible fraud must be reported to Internal Audit regardless of the value involved. Internal Audit provides a reporting hotline.