Under general direction, is responsible for postÂaward grant accounting duties, including sponsor invoicing, financial compliance, and grant reporting.
Performs grant-related post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes and associated communications with customers, reconciliations, and rebudgeting; performs grant closeout functions required by Grants and Contracts Administration and sponsors including reconciliations, financial status reports, final invoices, purchase order liquidations, zeroing out budgets, and final reporting; reviews general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries.
Assists with time and effort reporting system, ensuring it is complete and in compliance with applicable regulations; maintains regular communications with department; communicates with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering
Supports the Post-Award Specialists in the education and training of principal investigators and administrators; assesses needs and resolves issues of the principal investigator related to grants accounting; performs analysis and support for projects.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
Knowledge of financial operations, laws, and terminology
Knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations and operation policies preferred
Experience using Workday as a financial system preferred
Strong interpersonal skills with a high degree of analytical ability
Verbal and written communication skills
Accounting and bookkeeping skills
Strong computer skills
Ability to design, analyze and prepare financial reports
Ability to monitor expenditures and maintain data
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Education and experience equivalent to Bachelors degree in related field supplemented with two (2) years of related experience.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.