Grant Accountant II (20436)

Job description

Job DetailsLevel ExperiencedJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type StaffEducation Level 4 Year DegreeSalary Range $42,000.00 - $48,500.00 Salary/yearTravel Percentage NoneJob Shift DayDescription Prepares, analyzes, and reviews financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and compliance using accounting principles; Applies generally accepted accounting principles and procedures in working with specialized accounting records and reports. Assembles and analyzes data and transactions, prepares statements and reports relating to an assigned area of responsibility. Prepares reports such as balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other documents that project the organization's financial position. Readies and maintains financial and business transactions, applying accounting principles that include work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice. Oversees accounting operations, or a complex segment of the accounting function. Coordinates accounting matters with other departments. Performs work under general supervision. Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. May provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate group. Utilizes knowledge of the fundamental doctrines, theories, principles, and terminology of accountancy, and often entails some understanding of such related fields as business law, statistics, and general management. Analyzes the effects of transactions upon account relationships, evaluates alternative means of treating transactions, and plans the manner in which account structures should be developed or modified. Ensures the adequacy of the accounting system as the basis for reporting to management, considers the need for new or changed controls, and interprets the meaning of accounting records, reports, and statements. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems. Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter. Typically exempt and may act as a lead or first-level supervisor to other staff (may also supervise students). Typically reports to a department head.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Works with Office of Research and Grants and PI's for pre-grant budgets. Ensures grant requirements are satisfactory with university policy prior to award acceptance. Responsible for timely billing and collection of grant funds. Lead grant accountant responsibilities to ensure grant functions are being carried out by all grant staff. Prepares indirect cost report, other reports and audit schedules. Reconciles monthly grant expenditures, recommends process flows improvements.

Qualifications Qualifications Required:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in job related field plus 3+ years of relevant experience in the chosen field or 7+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Qualifications Preferred:

4 years experience in post award grant compliance preferred. Higher Education experience preferred.

Will this employee supervise others?

Yes, dependent upon successful candidate experience level.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.




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Posted: 12/11/2020
Application Due: 1/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time