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Post-Award Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant (S/C/D)

Job Group: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Job Subgroup: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contract Administration (Post-Award)
Salary Range (Annual): 21: $49,700-101,530
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: SC025
  • Job Summary:
    Works with researchers, departments, and centers to monitor and reconcile data for sponsored programs at the school/college/divisional level. Reviews and approves financial transactions submitted from departments or centers. May interact directly with project sponsors related to detailed financial reporting, invoicing, and/or auditing on behalf of the unit to ensure compliance.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Communicates and ensures financial requirements per federal, state, university, and sponsor regulations are followed on behalf of the school/college or division
    • Ensures the departmental or divisional post-award processing or tasks are done appropriately and timely
    • Reviews and approves financial transactions such as managing fiscal closeout of awards and projects
    • Advises departments or researchers on appropriate post-award modifications and relevant processing
    • Collects or prepares documentation required for compliance or audits on sponsored grants, contracts, or agreements
  • Education:
    Associate's Degree Preferred Minimum
  • FLSA Status:
    Exempt
  • Institution Job:
    No
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
    No
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
    No
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    21: $49,700-101,530
  • Job Code:
    SC025: Post-Award Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant (S/C/D)
  • Link directly to this job title: https://hr.wisc.edu/standard-job-descriptions/?q=SC025

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