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F&A Sponsored Projects Post-Award

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday – Friday

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

FLSA: Non-exempt

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Grants & Contracts Paraprofessional/Professional

Job Family:

Business And Finance



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position involves the accurate and timely completion of all financial reports and billings under the terms of the various grants, contracts, and agreements awarded to the University. This position will interpret, establish, setup and maintain award files and government documents pertaining to post award administration of grants and contracts. Establish effective working relationships with personnel within the University as well as federal, state, local and other agencies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

*Ability to create and utilize complicated spreadsheets.
*Knowledge of accounting principles.
*Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely manner when assisting departmental contacts.

Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods of time.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Prepare and submit highly complex final invoices and reports as required under the terms of the contract, grant, or agreement on certain sponsored projects. Finals should be accurate, complete, and submitted within the deadline requirements. Direct contact with the agency’s financial representatives.

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Prepare and submit invoices on certain sponsored projects. Knowledge of accounting principles necessary to properly prepare the invoices in accordance with sponsoring agency’s requirements. Invoices will be consistently prepared, accurate, and submitted in a timely manner. Review charges for allowability and reasonableness. Monitor the resulting A/R: follow up on payments and any other resulting issues. Direct contact with the agency’s financial representatives.

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Serve as a liaison with certain academic departments, effectively communicating contract and grants as necessary, responding to department contact questions, performing a limited training function, and attaining assistance from the department contacts as needed. The ability to communicate effectively and in a timely manner when assisting departmental contacts with sponsored project issues.

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Prepare and submit highly complex financial reports with detailed and accurate calculation of indirect cost, review of expenditures for allowability, and verification of overall total costs. These reports typically have additional unique agency forms and expenditures backup documentation. Reports will be consistently prepared and submitted in a timely manner.

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Perform various other functions such processing refund checks and journals. Perform other duties as assigned.

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Posted: 3/25/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time