Fiscal Manager

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Classification Title:

Accounting/Fiscal Manager I

Internal Title:

Fiscal Manager



Work County:



College of Social Work


COSW Institute for Families in Society

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$52,073 - $60,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Fiscal Accounting

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

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Advertised Job Summary:

Under administrative direction, the Fiscal Manager is responsible for overall financial management of the IFS Division of Integrated Health and Policy Research’s federal, state and private contract and grant accounts including pre- and post-award management of large budgets and complex funding within the university structure. This includes building and maintaining relationships to work across academic and fiscal departments to ensure seamless management of the division’s fiscal functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field and 5 years of relevant experience in a related area, such as accounting, auditing, finance or contract/grant accounting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with government (state/federal) grants and contracts strongly preferred. Experience with and understanding of UofSC financial/budget policies and procedures and UofSC financial systems such as PeopleSoft, UofSC Data Warehouse, USCeRA and other internal accounting tools. Experience with state of university Contract and Grant Accounting, Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Receivable, etc.


•Knowledge of fiscal policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to fiscal management of contracts and grants including pre-award submissions and post-award grant administration.
•Proficiency with fiscal management tools, particularly excel.
•Ability to prepare budgets and to produce regular reports and projections to guide fiscal decisions related to personnel and other resources.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and closeout, and personnel procedures.
•Ability to plan, organize, and multitask under pressure while maintaining professionalism.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, personnel across academic and administrative units, as well as external vendors.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by January 14, 2021.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/1/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time