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Grants and Contracts Accountant II

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Position Information

Posting Number NONAC1085
Job Title Grants and Contracts Accountant II
Position Title Grants and Contracts Accountant II
Position Type
Pay Rate
Department Grants & Contracts
Position Summary

Positions in this job family support budget and financial functions. Responsibilities include performing work related to accounting, budgeting, reconciliation, contract and grants management, and general fiscal assistance at the centralized administration, department, program, or other organizational unit level.

Performs advanced professional accounting and budget analysis duties that require independent judgment and initiative.
Responsible for the accurate accounting, financial compliance and timely reporting of post award grants and contracts accounting and financial management activities for the Institution.
Prepares monthly and quarterly Federal Financial Reports (SF-425), cash transactions reports and submits through sponsor electronic systems
Duties include analyzing, recording, and interpreting financial transactions; preparing specialized and standard accounting reports; and, providing information to auditors and other third parties.
Duties include working with and advising principal investigators, conducting research on accounts, and interpreting technical information to grantees.
May recommend policies procedures, and guidelines for the approval of monitoring of grants/contracts.
Computer skills proficient in using higher education or nonprofit administrative products used for Grants and Contracts financial management; proficient with Microsoft Office software, special emphasis on advanced Excel use including pivot tables and advanced financial analysis tools.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required in accounting, business or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
EXPERIENCE: 2-4 years of related experience in research administration financial analysis; relevant experience reviewing budgets and grant agreements.

Must have extensive knowledge of the general ledger.
Thorough knowledge of pre-and post award administration.
Knowledge of fund accounting principles, and compliance of federal and state rules and regulations.
Skill in interpreting budgets, grants and contracts.
Knowledge of electronic data processing as it applies to fiscal and accounting activities.
Must be detail-oriented, accurate, analytical, and organized; with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date 08/23/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • EdD, MD, PhD, DrPH
  2. * Describe your previous experience related to grants and contracts accounting, ensuring that you provide the length of time associated with that experience as well as your scope of involvement. [Do Not Indicate See Resume - your written response is required.]

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please provide your salary requirement. Do Not Enter Negotiable, a specified salary range is required. Not providing a salary requirement will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3