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University of Utah Grants Accounting Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/17/2021

Requisition Number PRN25327B

Job Title Grants Accounting Officer

Working Title Grants Accounting Officer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 45000 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Molecular Medicine Program seeks an experienced professional to provide administrative support and guidance to University of Utah faculty and staff while interacting with outside entities in regard to the financial and related elements of sponsored institutional projects.

Responsibilities

1. Prepares, reviews, and finalizes complex financial reports and invoices for submission to sponsoring entities, at an institutional level.

2. Analyzes awards for the creation of projects and associated attributes within the University’s financial system.

3. Provides expert advice, guidance, and training to university departments regarding sponsored awards and appropriate administrative processes.

4. Enforces compliance and ensures consistency with federal and state regulations, University policies and practices, research compliance restrictions and guidelines, financial and academic requirements, close-out practices, and agency policies and procedures.

5. Collects and prepares all relevant financial information for award close-out.

6. May provide information for audits.

7. Assists in solving financial problems related to the administration of awards.

8. Reviews, interprets, and implements sponsoring agency rules and processes corrections to financial statements.

9. Reviews receivables and pursues collection of problem receivables.

10. Manages various databases and maintains data integrity.

11. Communicates and resolves issues with appropriate funding agencies.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, a related field AND two years related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ability to work independently, effectively, and efficiently under pressure and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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