The incumbent will provide operational and functional support related to sponsored post award administration and accounting activities of the University. Specific duties include: read, review and interpret award documents to ensure award setup is complete in PeopleSoft, and provide notification to campus units of award information; assist UMBC in maintaining good cash flow through proper invoicing/payment application of sponsored awards; assist in ensuring expenditure compliance; coordinate with departmental and central unit personnel; closeout of sponsored awards; participate in training and development involving a variety of sponsored post award financial administration activities; develop an understanding of Office of Contract and Grant Accountant (OCGA) areas of responsibilities and become familiar with how central groups like Office of Sponsored Programs( OSP), OCGA-Cost Accounting, Analysis, Financial Accounting, Reporting, etc. function in their relationship with OCGA; and perform other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related field and at least two years of experience in an office environment. Some research administration experience preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong work ethic; advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint); and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will possess excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
Some research administration experience preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in grants administration, PeopleSoft, and other federal web-based financial systems (including ASAP, PMS, G5, ACMS).
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by October 22, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493068
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.