Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 6:55 PM
Performs advanced professional accounting activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Ensures or evaluates compliance and accountability of financial programs and business operations/processes. May supervise or lead lower level professional accountants and other staff. Additional Department Summary: Under limited supervision the Contract and Grant Accountant serves the college as lead contract and grant administrator for all college units. This position is responsible for working with principal investigators on grant and grant proposals and budget proposals; routing and tracking of proposals thru UA Office of Sponsored Programs; tracking contract/grant expenditures; work with faculty, staff, and students assigned to contracts to monitor progress; provide regular status reports to principal investigators and Director of Financial Affairs for the college. This position works closely with the UA Office of Sponsored Programs (pre-award and post-award), Human Resources, and Procurement to ensure that all activities are in compliance with University, federal, and sponsor guidelines and requirements. Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance and three (3) years of professional accounting experience; OR a Master's degree in Accounting or Business and 2 years of professional accounting experience; OR CPA and 2 years of professional accounting experience. Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Experience with contract and grant accounting. Skills and Knowledge: Experience with contract and grant accounting; demonstrated competency in advanced spreadsheet and database operations; ability to utilize on-line financial systems; ability to work with diverse projects in fast-paced environment. Preferred Qualifications: Preferred experience in educational environment, specifically UA accounting and/or contract and grant administration experience. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 39332.76 Midpoint - $ 57033.60 Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
• Location: Tuscaloosa
• Post ID: 25082477 tuscaloosa