Grants and Contract Accountant at Bowie State University

Posted in Accounting 12 days ago.

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Location: Bowie, Maryland

Job Description:
Job Posting Number: S202
Position Title: Grants and Contract Accountant
Class Title:
Regular or Contingent II: Regular (PIN)
Desired Start Date:
FLSA: Exempt
Salary Range: $47,000 - $53,000
Open Date: 09/25/2019
Close Date: 10/31/2019
Open Until Filled:
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Monitor financial activities of and provide accounting support for the University's restricted funds, including financial aid
• Assist in the development of budgets for grant and contract funded programs
• Assist in the development and implementation of the daily financial operational procedures for restricted fund activity
• Ensure the timely receipt of grant and contract related reimbursements to the university. Assist in the development and maintenance of the university's indirect cost reimbursement rate
• Prepare sponsor agency financial reports and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
• Assist in development and delivery of periodic training for principle investigators.
• Analyze financial records (PeopleSoft) at least on a monthly basis for compilation of billing and cash draw-down requirements
• Ensures appropriate procedures are followed timely for closing grants and contracts as required
• Ensures compliance with all reporting and audit requirements relating to grants and contracts, including maintaining proper supporting documentation
• Advises Grants Manager of possible problems concerning grants and contracts
• Other related duties, as assigned.Education: Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field required.
Experience: Minimum one (1) year of experience in accounting required, preferably in a higher education environment.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and practice of fund accounting. Knowledge of contract and grant accounting regulations, including OMB Circulars.
Conditions of Employment: This position may require some evening and weekend work.
Other: Union Position.

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