Grant Accountant - REMOTE/HYBRID

Apply for this position Please mention DailyRemote when applying
Posted 6 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
Before you apply - make sure the job is legit.

Attempting to apply for jobs might take you off this site to a different website not owned by us. Any consequence as a result for attempting to apply for jobs is strictly at your own risk and we assume no liability.

Job Description

Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . Transforming Lives The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship, Office of Research Administration (ORA) has a job opening for a Grant Accountant at the Coral Gables Campus. CORE JOB SUMMARY The Grant Accountant monitors sponsored research accounts from award set-up through closeout while adhering to University, State and Federal policies. This position plays an important role in post-award compliance to ensure that budgets are not overspent, grant periods are adhered to, costs are allowable under the grant and accounting records are maintained in good order and for the proper time. CORE JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for awards funded by state and local government, for-profit, and foreign sponsors based on assigned portfolios.Assists with and/or performs grant-related post-award functions, including award set up budget distributions, expense monitoring, periodic invoicing, and financial reporting.Approves labor distribution transfers and associated communications with customers, reconciliations, and re-budgeting.Performs grant closeout functions including reconciliations, final invoices, and final reporting.Serves as a backup to approve Payroll Accounting Adjustments and Journal Entries and associated communications with customers, and approves reconciliations and re-budgeting, and completes journal entries.Ensures high quality and efficient service to the research community and participates in innovative customer service initiatives.In conjunction with supervisor, assesses needs and aids in the resolution of matters in conjunction with principal investigator or department administrator.Assists with time and effort reporting system and ensures it is complete and in compliance with applicable regulations.Maintains regular communications with department and communicates with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering.Maintains knowledge of current federal issues relating to grants and audits of state, local government and non-profit organizations; interprets OMB (Office of Management and Budget) Uniform Guidance for all sponsored awards.Assists in the completion of all aspects of the annual single audit report on federal awards.Creates journal entries to allocate residuals/overdrafts and/or overhead discrepancies to departmental accounts, as a result of reconciliations/closeouts. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary. CORE QUALIFICATIONS Education:Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.Certification and Licensing:Successful completion of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA), or Certified Research Administrator (CRA) status or equivalent designation is highly preferred.Experience: Minimum 3 years of relevant experience. University research administration experience preferred. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Ability to work independently with minimal supervisionDemonstrated knowledge of Federal regulations related to Research Administration, including OMB Uniform Guidance, Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and major Federal funding agency guidelines.Excellent computer skills and facility with using MS Excel (sorting, pivot tables, filtering, basic formulas).Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.Excellent communication skills, ability to translate and summarize numbers into an understandable narrative to others.Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral with a diverse group of individuals.Demonstrated experience using institutional systems.General knowledge of office procedures and operations.Skill in data entry with minimal errors.Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files, reports and correspondence.Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c105