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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for post-award processing of grants and contracts for a department, division or school. Provides account management, reconciliation, and resolution for principal investigators and research support personnel. Advises and interprets research funding awards, approves and/or monitors accounting and procurement expenditures consistent with regulatory and University practices, and provides direct support with accounts payable/receivable processes. Routinely provides policy and procedure interpretation to academic departments and assists in the preparation of reports to federal and sponsoring agencies. Other duties may include reviewing contracts, updating database records, creating and maintaining grant and contract files, preparing invoices, monitoring accounts receivable and deliverable reports, developing queries and reports on the financial system, working with the division business managers to resolve contractual issues, communicating with sponsors, ensuring compliance with contract regulations and reporting requirements, and closing out contracts. May supervise clerical support staff. Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and 5 years professional accounting experience or a combination of training, education and experience. Knowledge of regulatory requirement regarding post award administration, familiarity with NIH grant policies, procurement, accounts payable/receivable, and general business practices; knowledge of computers including experience with Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Excel); excellent verbal and written communication skills required; customer service experience with MD/PhD research population is preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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