Senior Sponsored Programs Analyst
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job Title Senior Sponsored Programs Analyst Job Summary
This position serves as the principal research administration financial administrator interfacing with faculty and staff to elucidate and supervise the financial reporting of governmental grants and contracts. This position reports to the Director of Budgets and Contracts. This person must have a solid working knowledge of business, finance and accounting fundamentals, as this individual will be involved in budgeting fiscal closing functions and financial reporting. The position is responsible for analyzing grants and contracts of governmental programs in accordance with Spelman policies and procedures, and applicable local, state and federal regulations. Responsible for financial reporting, grant awards and contract close-outs, providing assistance with the departmental budgets and the Institution’s annual budget. Also responsible for any accounting and financial matters as it relates to sponsored programs administration, i.e., the annual budgets Single audit and the annual National Science Foundation Survey Report.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Administers, manages and is responsible for the financial reporting of Federal Grants and Contracts for Spelman College.
•Maintain knowledge and keeps abreast of governmental regulations and guidelines including the Office of Management and Budgets Uniform Guidance and other federal agency publications related to sponsored programs.
•Interpret regulations of federal agencies to ensure compliance will be maintained and attends professional conference to keep abreast of changes in research administration on the federal, state, and local levels.
•Responsible for the grants accounting “Banner” financial system. Monitors the activities in Banner to determine the validity.
•Responsibilities are to review the approved grant awards with the Principal Investigator providing consultation to either faculty or staff as needed regarding the terms and conditions requirements of the grant.
•Reviews and monitors contract expenditures against budget in adherence to contract provisions. Prepares and submit a periodic invoice as required under each contract.
•To oversee the actual approved budget for the grant is accurately established into the Institution’s grant accounting and finance system, along with the applicable indirect cost rate.
•Review and approves expenditures for contract allow ability and policy compliance.
•Oversees procurement requirements as specified by Spelman and other sponsoring authorities.
•Prepare quarterly, semi-annual or annual financial status reports as required by each sponsoring authority.
•Collaborates with the Office of Sponsored Programs to initiate and execute budget modifications and no-cost extensions request.
•Reviews general ledger to ensure journal entries originated by the Budgets and Contracts Office have been properly processed.
This position has indirect and/or contributory responsibilities for the budget of $7,000,000 to $8,000,000.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of job related fund accounting experience.
Incumbent must have knowledge of federal grant compliance guidelines. The duties of this position require confidentiality, diplomacy and tact.
Excellent oral communication skills are required when presenting information and responding to questions from internal and external constituencies. Incumbent must be able to write business correspondence and procedure manuals plus compose memos, letters, and e-mails. Also, must be able to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as grant proposals and guidelines; federal, state and local funding guidelines; professional journals; safety rules; operating and maintenance instructions; and procedural manuals.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate/advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).Preferred Qualifications Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions Physical Demands Shift Days % Travel Required 0% Full Time/Part Time Full-time FLSA Exempt Number of Vacancies 1 Anticipated Candidate Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Detail Information Posting Number SC0154P Posting Open Date 03/20/2019 Posting Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement
Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.Supplemental Questions
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