Posting Summary: Job Description: Prepares and submits timely and accurate financial reports in concert with the Grants Office and in accordance with contract/grant agreements.
Analyze expenditure transactions to ensure accuracy, budgetary compliance, and adherence to agency guidelines for assigned restricted grants and contracts. Perform cash flow and budgetary analyses of grant funds on a regular basis. Prepares salary and expenditure analyses on 1890 Extension and Research grants and contracts and informs Principal Investigators and Project Directors of account balances; Monitors expenditures and controls operating accounts under the authority of the Director to ensure that all costs are in accordance with university and agency guidelines;
Reviews and guides others in the review of financial and administrative management requirements of research contract and grant proposals, awards and transactions to ensure compliance with university and sponsor policies;
Performs pre- and post-award activities for reviewing proposal budgets for accuracy, correct rates, and permissible items proposed prior to submission and ensuring all applications meet university policy and Federal regulations;
Helps develop departmental fiscal procedures and processes in compliance withTennessee State University policies;
Conducts operational audits and makes recommendations to Director; Conducts training for staff on financial policies, procedures, and processes;
Assists the Director with budget planning, staffing requirements and in determining the impact of personnel actions; and
Conducts financial research and interprets and advises project directors regarding research administration guidelines, federal regulations, OMB circulars and University policies and procedures; Performs other related duties as required.
Internal Number: 220_56949
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Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.