A cover letter and copy of your transcript are required for consideration for this position. The cover letter and transcript should be included prior to the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills describing how your experience fits the responsibilities associated with this position.
We are in search of Sponsored Programs Reporting Accountants to join our team in the Finance-Sponsored Programs office. This is an exciting opportunity for business majors interested in not-for-profit and governmental accounting. The Reporting Area of Sponsored Programs prepares approximately 9,000 reports annually while ensuring compliance with sponsor guidelines. Employees in this role will gain experience in preparing income statements, training in fund accounting, and understanding of the University financial systems.
Starting Salary: $51,500
This position is responsible for post-award accounting of grants and contracts. It provides policy and procedure interpretation to University departments and assists in preparation of reports to federal and sponsoring agencies.
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of 8 accounting courses. Candidate must be highly motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced, production environment. Candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively communicate and work with a variety of individuals and units. Candidate must be detail oriented and organized, as well as having the ability to utilize spreadsheet software to analyze data.
This is a full-time position; Monday through Friday. As part of the University of Michigan Finance Division Future of Work initiative, this position may work onsite, remote, or hybrid (both onsite work and remotely) based on the business needs of the unit.
The University of Michigan, with an operating budget of $9 billion, is a leader in higher education. The Finance Division reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and partners with the University community to provide the financial infrastructure essential to being one of the world's greatest public universities. We are comprised of several units including Financial Analysis, Financial Operations, Procurement Services, Sponsored Programs and Treasury. Though we are made up of several distinct divisions, we share a common set of values and goals. For more information about the Finance division, please go to www.finance.umich.edu.
Sponsored Programs seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.