Accountant


Position Information

University Code 18232 University Title Accountant 2 University Job Family Financial Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Accountant Position Number R52470 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Grants & Contracts Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
Grants & Contracts Accounting and Effort Reporting has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant!

The primary responsibilities of this position involve the post-award administration of grants and contracts from award to close-out, some of which include: data entry in financial system for award setup, analyze data to ensure cost compliance with sponsor requirements, provide administrative assistance to Principal Investigators and Administrators, review financial system reports and data, prepare financial reports to the sponsor, reconcile general and operating ledgers, and review/follow-up with sponsor on the status of monthly receivables, as well as prepare and mail invoices to sponsoring agencies.

This position performs difficult work in support of a team environment, collaboration with other university offices, and high quality customer service.

This position is responsible to apply knowledge and skills that have a significant impact on research funding to the University. Minimum Hiring Standards
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field such as accounting, finance, business, management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and sponsor rules and regulations (e.g. OMB Circulars A-21 and A-110) related to grants.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to organize work and establish reasonable priorities.

Verifiable history of excellent past performance and attendance records.

Technical proficiency is necessary including experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), and experience with both web-based and enterprise financial management/reporting systems.

Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU . Preferred Hiring Standards
Experience in a university sponsored programs or grant accounting office post-award administrative setting, is preferred.

Extensive experience with SunGard Banner Financial System is also preferred. Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000 - $50,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday - Friday / 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Job Open Date 07/14/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/107892 Posting Specific Questions

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