Pay Range: $73,000 or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Research Administration, this position is responsible for management of the OSP units that provide fiscal oversight and maintain compliance for sponsored programs administration. The Sponsored Accounting Unit's responsibilities include review for allowability of costs; preparation and submission of the university's F&A rate proposal; acting as lead in audit or other reviews relating to sponsored programs; monitoring subrecipient compliance and risk assessments; federal, state and other required reporting for sponsored programs and federal assistance activities; invoicing, financial reporting, and closeouts for individual sponsored projects; and working with non-OSP units in the establishment of service center or external sales rates.
Minimum Qualifications: - Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business with at least 20 credit hours of accounting coursework Three years of relevant accounting and budgeting experience Two years of supervisory experience Two years of sponsored programs or research administration experience
- Demonstrated experience: Applying policies and procedures and using available resources Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers Editing and writing business correspondence and technical documents using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting financial information to prepare financial statements and reports Managing multiple projects and tasks under conditions of tight deadlines, multiple interruptions, and distractions Developing and monitoring internal controls Monitoring and evaluating account activity Using computer software and applications for word processing, spreadsheets, data organization and analysis
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in Accounting or Business A minimum of three years of experience performing or managing audits Knowledge of Federal regulations governing cost principals and research compliance for educational institutions Experience with the universitys systems, including the Banner database system and the VERAS electronic research administration system Experience training personnel in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, and policies specific to research administration Certified Public Accountant
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Posting Number: SP002516P
Posting Date: 06/25/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Preferential review of applicants will begin on July 25, 2020.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.