Department/Organization: 702202 - Contract and Grant Accounting
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm
Job Summary: Performs advanced professional accounting activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Ensures or evaluates compliance and accountability of financial programs and business operations/processes. May supervise or lead lower level professional accountants and other staff.
Additional Department Summary: Interpreting terms and conditions within negotiated contracts and grants and applying Federal, State and Local laws, rules and regulations. Monitor all expenditures for compliance with the applicable laws, rules, regulations and sponsor terms and conditions. Prepare and submit financial reports and bills according to sponsor guidelines and apply payments as applicable.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and three (3) years of professional accounting experience; OR a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and two (2) years of professional accounting experience; OR CPA and two (2) years of professional accounting experience.
Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of Federal Uniform Guidance and other federal guidelines.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting with five years of professional accounting experience and/or five years of contract & grant accounting experience.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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Internal Number: 512752
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