Sponsored Research Consultant/Financial Manager I

Job Title: Sponsored Research Consultant/Financial Manager I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 243292
Job Summary Serve as subject matter expert and primary advisor within a college or an academic related or business unit on matters related to sponsored research program administration in accordance with Institute financial policies. Plan, manage, and perform associated financial support in the areas of budgets, accounting, reporting and grant and contract administration. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing employee performance, providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a regular basis with: faculty and staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: faculty and staff. This position will supervise: assigned staff.

Responsibilities

Job Duty 1 -

Manage, coordinate, and perform sponsored research pre-award activities to include proposal development, formatting, review and submitting; budget, and fringe and overhead rates application; and database entry.

Job Duty 2 -
Manage, coordinate, and perform post-award activity to include faculty liaison, monitoring expenditures and compliance and report generation.

Job Duty 3 -
Manage sponsored research related accounting operations including budget updates, financial reporting, Salary Planning and Distribution (SPD), sub agreements and financial forecasting.

Job Duty 4 -
Provide advice to the school's business operations management regarding issues related to sponsored research plans, proposals and projects.

Job Duty 5 -
Plan, direct and monitor activities of grants administration and/or grants accounting staff responsible for sponsored research support.

Job Duty 6 -
Liaise with management and staff within Office of Sponsored Programs and Grants & Contracts Accounting regarding sponsored research grants and contracts issues.

Job Duty 7 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Experience
Three to five years job related experience

Preferred Qualifications Certified Research Administrator, Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator, or Certified Financial Research Administrator.

Supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities This job requires professional knowledge of financial/accounting principles and practices as applied in sponsored research environment. Working knowledge of proposal development and related regulatory requirements is required as is use of office and spreadsheet related computer applications and specialized applications and databases related to grants and contract administration. Also required are skills in planning, attention to detail, problem solving, and communications.

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information JOB GRADE: A8

This is a supervisory position.
This position has financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check. Please visit http://policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/pre-employment-screening

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