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Grants Fiscal Administrator

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities


The VCU School of Education’s Finance Department is committed to creating and supporting a positive, diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students.

We are excited to invite candidates from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives for the position of Grants Fiscal Administrator! The Grants Fiscal Administrator will provide oversight of all grants and contracts awarded to the School of Education through various sponsoring agencies. This includes the analysis and interpretation of financial and operational issues to ensure compliance with federal, state, local and university policies and procedures. This position will also provide backup for the E&G Fiscal Administrator.

Typical Duties


-Assist in budget development and implementation including the assessment of requested funding, presentation of various budget scenarios for a school/business unit

-Development of unit-specific financial planning tools/business models for reporting to leadership on various operational and academic initiatives

-Analyzes financial data and develops moderately complex reports for forecasting and results analysis.

-Assists in financial studies regarding projected changes in revenues and expenditures.

-Oversees and monitors revenue and expense budgets, including grants, expenses, assets, liabilities and contracts in post award period via the finance dashboard.

-Ensures compliance with university and/or agency regulations and restrictions.

-Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications


-2 or more years of experience in sponsored project management
-Demonstrated ability to develop unique solutions to complex situations
-Demonstrated ability to assess, evaluate and develop courses of action to meet stakeholder needs
-Experience in fiscal management of sponsored projects with emphasis on development of budgets, reconciliation of accounts, and evaluation of compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations
-Knowledge of VCU and Commonwealth of Virginia accounting policies and procedures
-Knowledge and experience in working with state and federal travel regulations
-Knowledge and experience in the administration of research grants and contracts
-Experience with reconciliation and analysis procedures of fiscal records and reports
-A professional attitude and confidentiality is of the utmost importance in all interactions
-Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work
-Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks by stated deadlines
-Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office software
-Demonstrated ability to work independently
-Must have pleasant, positive and helpful service attitude
-Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population required
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse learning environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Qualifications


-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and/or experience
-Master’s degree in business or related field highly preferred
-Experience in Banner reconciliation

Salary Range: $55,000- 63,000



Position Details:

Department: School of Education Dean's Office, Finance
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 100%
Exemption Status: Exempt




Contact Name: David H. Patrick

Contact Email: dhpatrick@vcu.edu




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