Post Award Financial Specialist - Office of the Vice Provost - (17001622)
The Post Award Financial Specialist manages grants and contracts in accordance with government regulations, donor requirements, and university policy. This individual provides customer service to faculty and administrators to monitor cash flow; establish new grants and monitor activity; and analyze and process financial data in the general ledger. S/he also projects cash needs, draws funds from letter of credit agencies, issues invoices to donors and facilitates cash collection. The Specialist generates financial reports for a variety of agencies, prepares balance sheets and schedules, and relays information for financial statement preparation. S/he acts as a resource to the Principal Investigator and others in the community by responding to inquiries, providing training, and participating in special projects.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and a minimum of 2 years related experience.
Skills with Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft or similar enterprise financial system.
The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, technical, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong deductive reasoning skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are required.
CRA (certified research administrator) and grant accounting experience preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: This position requires occasional travel between campuses. In addition, individuals hired for this position may be asked to work from another campus.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.