The Grant Accountant provides financial management of contract and grant funds received from various Federal, State, and other sponsoring agencies. Primary Duties include reviewing award documents to determine specific terms, conditions and reporting requirements; approving payroll documents, subcontractor payments and other expenditures; validating budgets; monitoring transactions and other categories of costs in compliance with Federal, State, and University regulations. The Grant Accountant prepares financial reports and invoices as required by the sponsoring agency from inception to closeout for all assigned awards, and prepares payment requests to obtain funds from the sponsoring agency. The accountant interfaces with Principal Investigator/Project Director, staff in DORED and other university personnel to assure successful fiscal management. The incumbent will use various software applications (e.g., BANNER Finance, AggieMart, RAMSeS, PeopleAdmin, Microsoft Word, and Excel).
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) provides services to faculty and student researchers, to current and potential research partners, funding agencies, and economic development agencies. It is headed by the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development.
The Office of Contracts and Grants is responsible for the financial and regulatory administration of all contracts & grants awarded to N.C. A&T.
Internal job number: 009458
Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate’s degree in Accounting; or Associate’s degree in Business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledgeable of GASB / AICPA / Audit and procedure guides.
Prior experience with Banner Finance.
Prior experience in interpretation and application of Federal regulations in financial management.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to apply sound judgment in financial interpretations.
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Proven ability to work cooperatively with a diverse public in higher education.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!