The Grants and Service Center Senior Accountant is a key position in University Accounting in performing various accounting and financial duties with focus on grant and service center accounting. The position serves as the university’s accounting expert in providing technical and professional support to Sponsored Program Services and department staff for grant financial postings and accounting in the university’s enterprise resource planning system (Workday). The incumbent also acts as the lead technical support for development of the University’s Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA) proposal and related disclosure. Incumbent will be responsible for providing operational support, policy development, strategic planning, project management and professional/technical expertise concerning the NICRA proposal. The incumbent acts as Service Center Administrator providing advice and monitoring to ensure policy compliance. Responsible for reviewing and approving Service Center cost centers/programs and the continued yearly monitoring. Oversees the administration of the University’ service centers including internal service providers and enterprise accounts. Ensures compliance with the state and federal policies and requirements related to establishing and maintaining service center rates to allow changes to sponsored research. Provide guidance to university community related to service centers. Reviews and approves rates and monitor compliance with federal regulations.
The incumbent requires a thorough understanding of Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) and a general understanding of sales and use.
A Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or a related field, and three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.