Business/Accounting Specialist

Burlington, VT
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Business/Accounting Specialist Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
Perform financial operations related to Vermont Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VT EPSCoR), a program designed to fulfill the National Science Foundation's mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide. Implement and coordinate financial processes related to managing multiple budgets and federal reporting. Work with Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) department and federal agencies for compliance with the regulations for federal awards. Communicate with UVM and subcontractors. Manage multiple and complex accounts, subcontract planning and management, and preparation of grant proposals. Work with administrative staff for accounting reporting, compliance, analysis and annual meeting preparation. Cross training with Data Specialist.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field and two to four years' related experience required. Proficiency with accounting, office, spreadsheet and database applications required. Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Experience with budgeting and data analysis required. Working knowledge of business processes required.
Desirable Qualifications
Experience with grant management highly desirable.

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel highly desirable.
Other Information
Candidates must complete a 6 month probationary period.
Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required Category Administrative/Support, Business/Finance, Financial, Grants Management, Staff/Administrative Job Type Full-time FLSA Non-Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 35000.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 66400.00 Staff Hiring Band Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.
Job Open Date 03/13/2018 Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Business/Acctng Specialist Posting Number S1493PO Department EPSCoR/30010 Position Number 00023859 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document (1)

    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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