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Post-Award Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant I (Inst)

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: SC050
  • Job Summary:
    Performs complex accounting duties. Prepares and submits financial reports and invoices, monitors accounts receivable, processes payments and delivers training to others. Collaborates with campus representatives to monitor, analyze, and reconcile financial data for sponsored programs. Interacts directly with project sponsors related to financial reporting, invoicing, payments, and auditing on behalf of the university to ensure compliance.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Analyzes, interprets, and processes complex extramural award actions to ensure financial requirements per federal, state, university, and sponsor regulations are followed on behalf of the institution
    • Audits and approves financial transactions such as subaward invoices, PI transfers, refunds, payments, cost transfers and fiscal closeout of awards and projects
    • Answers questions and advises campus stakeholders of correct processes and procedures for award management
    • Prepares and analyzes financial reports and invoices, data and records, identifies discrepancies, investigates, and recommends solutions as needed for accuracy on sponsored grants and contracts
    • Works within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to establish awards, review expenditures, issue invoices, manage accounts receivable, and process post award modifications
  • Education:
    Bachelor's Degree Preferred Minimum
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  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    21: $49,700-101,530
  • Job Code:
    SC050: Post-Award Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant I (Inst)
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