BUSINESS OPS ASSOCIATE I

Location
Rolla
Posted
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: BUSINESS OPS ASSOCIATE I
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35773
Hiring Department Office of Sponsored Programs Application DeadlinePosted until filled. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021. Full Time/Part TimeFull-time, benefit eligible Salary$16.92-$30.68/hourJob Description

Professional post-award research administration position within the Office of Sponsored Programs.

This position administers grants awarded to the University, including providing analytical oversight, fulfilling compliance requirements, and performing post-award accounting for grants and contracts.

Must be able to adhere to strict deadlines on invoicing, financial reporting, and other related activities involved in the management of grants and contracts.

Must have strong customer service skills and the ability to work well in a team environment. This position works closely with staff in other departments, stays abreast of new regulations and guidance from sponsoring agencies, researches and resolves problems, and proactively ensures grant and contracts administration complies with institutional policies and procedures.

Must be able to effectively communicate information to faculty and staff related to grants and contracts activities. Ability to perform as a self-starter with high-level initiative, strong work ethic, and good organization skills are a must. Strong analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills are required as well as the ability to multi-task and manage a high volume of e-mail in a deadline-driven environment.

The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in the success of sustaining the department’s research mission and goals.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the review and management of post-award funding.
  • Directs faculty and departmental staff in grant/contract management, including budget review and expenditures; identify errors.
  • Prepares quarterly/monthly grant and contract financial reports that are used both internally and externally.
  • Maintain proper documentation of all post-award accounting revenues and expenses.
  • Complete timely sponsor financial reporting.
  • Create and process PCEs, CRRs, ARRs, Deposits, and provide customer support.
  • Communicate with internal and external parties as required.
  • Duties as assigned that are within the scope of performing the work

Minimum QualificationsA Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience with PeopleSoft, bookkeeping/accounting, Microsoft Excel, financial reporting Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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