The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: S6699P
The Office Sponsored Programs Accounting (SPA) works closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs staff under the Division of Research and Innovation to ensure financial compliance and proper accounting of externally sponsored funds, including financial reporting, award closeouts, cash management of sponsored and non-sponsored projects, audits and desk reviews, accounting period close, reconciling and validating financial information.
This position collaborates with the AVP for Research and the Director of Accounting and Fiscal Compliance to build a Division-Wide audit capability related to identifying weaknesses in regulatory compliance related to sponsored Research. This position leverages knowledge of auditing practices and experience to assist the Sponsored Programs Accounting and Fiscal Compliance team in implementing and maintaining internal audit methodology and practices; in executing the quality assurance program; and in preparing communications that serve various stakeholders, including but not limited to faculty and staff involved in sponsored research.
Execute financial, operational, and compliance audits related to Sponsored projects.
Perform audit fieldwork activities, including interviewing, creating end-to-end process flows, performing risk and control analysis, conducting appropriate testing, and obtaining supporting documentation.
Review financial and operational processes for adequate controls, efficiencies, and compliance with policies, regulations, and accounting principles to identify issues and make recommendations for report development.
Monitors sub-recipient compliance with regulations and the requirements of their sub-recipient agreements through site visits, audits, and other mechanisms applicable to sub-recipient monitoring.
Provides recommendations to UNTHSC staff and sub-recipient managers related to policies, procedures, systems, and records to ensure adherence to grant agreements, federal regulations, and organizational needs and objectives. Conducts internal compliance reviews of grant programs.
Collaborate with the AVP for Research and Director of Accounting and Fiscal Compliance to build a Division-Wide audit capabilities related to identifying weaknesses in regulatory compliance related to sponsored programs.
Create and provide training and presentations regarding compliance expectations and risk potential to faculty/staff across the campus regarding grants and contracts.
Be responsible for monitoring, evaluating and assessing risk and potential compliance breaches across all levels of sub-recipients.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
A Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year College or university in Accounting and five (5) years of experience conducting monitoring reviews, assisting with audit requests, interpretation of audit findings, and/or performing audit follow-up. Or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
About The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.