Research Analyst III

Denton, TX
Apr 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Research Analyst III

Official Title
Research Analyst III

Position Number

Engineering- Deans Office - 130100


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The College of Engineering (CENG) is comprised of six departments, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering Materials Science and Engineering and Engineering Technology. It currently enrolls over 2,900 undergraduates and over 600 graduate students.

Job Description
The Engineering-Dean's Office Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Research Analyst III to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Set up and provide monthly reconciliations for 100 or more externally funded projects.
* Review all project expenditures during reconciliations to make sure that they were approved by the Principal Investigator (PI) and College Research Officer (CRO).
* identify and investigate any unusual costs that hit the project.
* process cost-transfer forms to move unallowable expenditures off the project.
* reconcile p-card expenditures processed by Admin Coordinators on monthly bases.
* review expense codes entered on p-card purchases and requisitions during reconciliation.
* stay up to date with UNT, Sponsor, and Federal policies in regards to externally funded project expenditures.
* assist in pre-award functions such as in development of proposal budget and budget justification when needed.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, auditing, public administration, or related field and four years professional business administration work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Excellent communication skills - both written and spoken.
* Attention to detail and excellent problem solving abilities.
* Ability to work independently and as part of the team.
* Previous accounting experience.
* Experience in PeopleSoft.
* Knowledge of UNT financial, payroll, travel, and purchasing systems.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and reference list with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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