Position Number: 00041176
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Office of Contracts and Grants oversees post-award administration for NC State University. Contracts and Grants staff supports department and college Research Administrators, faculty, and staff by managing the cornerstones of Post-Award Administration including: project ID setup, deposits, invoicing, letter of credit draws, accounts receivable, financial reports to sponsors, new award/attribute review, audit coordination, prior approval request approvals, regulatory checklists, effort reporting and general compliance oversight.
Essential Job Duties: Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to: - Responsible for timely and accurate preparation and examination of a variety of financial reports (financial status reports, cost-sharing reports, etc.) and invoicing to external sponsors of contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements in accordance with the terms and conditions of each sponsored award - Delegated authority to execute system-generated invoices on behalf of the Director of Contracts and Grants - Review and oversight of financial transactions posted to contract or grant accounts by College and Departmental staff - Accurate interpretation and application of sponsor award financial and administrative award terms and conditions to ensure compliance for the University - Post-award administration including thorough review, analysis, and processing of new awards, award and budgetary modification, and all other post-award changes - Letter of credit draw down analysis and collection of cash/funding and outstanding receivables balances - Design and deliver training for campus on as-needed basis and co-workers on planned schedules
Department Required Skills: - Demonstrate extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Office of Management and Budget Circulars, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including the Uniform Guidance, and contract and grant terms and conditions as demonstrated by the ability to understand, interpret and apply regulations as members of the office with final contract and grant financial compliance responsibility. - Ability to interpret and operate under the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) integrated framework for internal controls for proper audit mitigation. - Engage in continuous professional development to remain current of changing regulations and industry standards - Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in an effective and efficient manner requiring minimal supervision - Possess excellent analytical and verbal/written communication skills - Attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure - Experience with Grants management, GAAP, OMB Circulars and CFR - Ability to apply judgment for problem resolutions or program requirements based on delegated authority - Ability to understand and properly apply complex requirements, regulations, and concepts well enough to explain to others - Excellent verbal and written communication skills required - Strong computer skills including Word, Access, Excel and the Windows environment
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related business field with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework or five years of post-award experience in the administration of sponsored awards. - Knowledge of the University and State financial processes. -PeopleSoft Financial experience and knowledge of PeopleSoft actions - Experience/knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards, Uniform Guidance and Circulars A-133, A-110, and A-21 and ledger 5. - Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 60 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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