About us

Research Finance provides financial compliance services for HMS and HSDM departments/units to ensure that all direct charges to sponsored awards are allowable, allocable, reasonable and consistent. The areas for which we provide assistance and guidance include:

  • All audit functions, including but not limited to the annual Uniform Guidance Audit, as well as RMAS internal/external sponsor audits
  • Monitoring and interpretation of the allowability of spending on sponsored funds in accordance with the Uniform Guidance and University Guidelines for Sponsored Expenditures
  • Monitoring and financial reporting of sponsored funds in collaboration with the central Office for Sponsored Programs (OSP) Research Finance department
  • Effort Certification and ecrt system support
  • Subrecipient Monitoring
  • Cost Transfer Review/Approval
  • Fixed Price Contract Residual Balance Form Review/Approval
  • Sponsored Systems Tools and Resources
  • Bi-monthly meetings with OSP Research Finance and HMS/HSDM departments/units