Grants & Contracts Accountant
Grants & Contracts Accountant
Posting # 2504
The Office of the Controller is responsible for all financial record keeping and monitoring of financial activities to ensure sound fiscal control. The controller oversees the Accounting, Accounts Payable, Cashier, Payroll and Student Financial Services operating units. The Office of the Controller supports the Finance Office and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.
The Grants & Contract Accountant is completely responsible for the accounting and post-award administration of the University's portfolio of private and governmental grants and contracts. This includes, but is not limited to, internal and external financial reporting for monthly, annual, and other periodic reporting deadlines. They are also responsible for the review and interpretation of legal agreements and contracts, and the University's consistent compliance thereto, with respect to financial reporting matters. The Grants & Contact Accountant prepares a variety of financial analyses and forecasts used in decision making by senior administrators. Strong emphasis is placed on this person's ability to work independently in the completion of his/her assigned responsibilities. This position interacts with all levels of faculty, administrators and staff on a regular basis.
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Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Posting Salary: $21.00-$25.75/hour; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.
Special Application Instructions:
Visit https://jobs.sandiego.edu/cw/en-us/job/494130/grants-contracts-accountant to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload a resume to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. You are also strongly recommended to upload a cover letter to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]
Closing date: April 21, 2021
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit http://www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.
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