GRANTS ACCOUNTING SPEC II at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

Posting Number:

S09509P


Working Title:

GRANTS ACCOUNTING SPEC II


Department:

FD-SPA Post Award Accounting


About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (
https://www.uga.edu/
). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


Posting Type:

External


Retirement Plan:

TRS


Employment Type:

Employee


Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible


Full/Part time:

Full Time


Additional Schedule Information:

8:00-5:00pm
Monday - Friday


Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience


Posting Date:

11/18/2022


Open until filled:

Yes


Proposed Starting Date:

01/03/2023


Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area


EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).


UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.


The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.


Classification Title:

Grants & Contracts Paraprofessional/Professional


FLSA:

Non-Exempt


Job Family:

Business And Finance


FTE:

1.0


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.


Position Summary:

This position involves the accurate and timely completion of invoicing or awarding pursuant with our external sponsors' contracts, grants, and agreements. The position must interpret award documents, establish, and maintain documents/files pertaining to post-award administration. This position must effectively work and communicate with personnel within the University, as well as federal, state, local, and other non-profit sponsors. The workload for this position includes our more complicated sponsors. This position requires consistent demonstration of independently managing work queue, honoring deadlines and performance metric expectations, resolving common issues, and consistently demonstrating SPA Customer Service Standards. This position will manage a more complex desk comprised of our mid-level sponsors with the guidance of a mentor. Awarders will process a medium load of the least complex letter of credits. Invoicers will process sub award payments requests. This position will seek assistance with more complicated sponsors, invoice/award issues, etc. This position does not serve as a resource, guide, mentor or train others.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Prior experience interpreting legal documents. Ability to create and utilize existing complicated spreadsheets. Strong written and verbal communication skills. A high level of analytical skills. Ability to utilize data tables/queries to assist with meeting deadlines


Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods of time


Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No


Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

Yes


Does this position require a P-Card? :

No


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes


Credit and P-Card policy:


Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Read, interpret and check for completeness of award documents and note special requirements. Ensure proper set up of awards and chartstrings in Financial Management System based on sponsor requirements. Identify invoicing and financial reporting requirements and notate in the Grants Portal.


Percentage of time:

30


Duties/Responsibilities:

Manage and maintain various letters of credit with Federal agencies. Responsible for calculating and reconciling amounts to be drawn and reporting of expenditures incurred for sponsored projects according to federal guidelines. Prepare related FFR / SF-425 reports to meet sponsor requirements and reconcile amounts to the financial statements.


Percentage of time:

20


Duties/Responsibilities:

Review and approve fiscal compliance items, including but not limited to UGAMart Requisitions, Expense Reports, Payment Requests, Combo Code Requests and Journals for charges on sponsored projects. Process Residual Balance requests.


Percentage of time:

20


Duties/Responsibilities:

Various other functions include but are not limited to responding to external agency and UGA departmental questions, inactivating closed projects, assisting and preparing information for audits, as well as other duties as assigned.


Percentage of time:

20


Duties/Responsibilities:

Serve as a liaison with departmental contacts based on agency assignments. Respond to departmental contact's questions and research, explain, or correct budget issues as necessary.


Percentage of time:

10


Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.


Recruitment Contact Name:

Bradley J. Langford


Recruitment Contact Email:

langford@uga.edu


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