Grants Compliance Associate

Tallahassee, FL
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41801

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 06/26/2017


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Audits and reconciles all fiscal activities and transactions of grants (Federal, State and Research Foundation) assigned to this position. Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with Federal, State and University rules and regulations as well as budget availability. Approves transactions and follows up on transactions to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
Responsible for balancing and reconciling grant accounts and submitting monthly reports to PI, Business Manager and Grants Compliance Analyst. Calculates and compiles statistical data for financial reports or final reports. Monitors grant progress and advises Grants Compliance Analyst and PI of end dates to ensure timely and effective utilization of funds. Serves as liaison between PI and appropriate University offices as well as some external entities.
Responsible for completion and routing of proposal documents, including obtaining signatures. Back-up to Grants Compliance Analyst as needed. Assists with proposal budget development and maintains files of all contracts.


Bachelor's degree or combination of post high school education and related financial experience equal to 4 years.
Experience with accounting principles and with preparing, maintaining and reconciling budgets.
Experience with applicable computer applications and basic computer functions, to include Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, or comparable software and the use of standard office equipment.
Experience performing work accurately in a detail oriented environment.
Experience prioritizing, organizing and performing multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing as well as ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipate hiring in the low to mid $30,000’s.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.
IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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