Manage all post-award aspects of externally funded grants and contracts and internal awards, through closeout.
Manage financial transactions in accordance with award guidelines and university policies.
Assist new and established PIs in understanding sponsored project requirements, incentive policies and procedures, IRB, Data Use Agreements, and university/agency fiscal policies and procedures.
Coordinate with the central, Contracts Management Office to facilitate contracts and identify gaps.
Prepare financial reports. Monitor awards to ensure that the PI is meeting established milestones, determine burn rate and ensure efficient close out. Review and assess risks prior to submitting assumption of risk (AOR) requests. Process salary release (effort reporting/grant payroll certifications), cost transfers, budget revisions, no cost extensions (NCE), and faculty summer pay requests – after reviewing budget, in accordance with sponsor guidelines and University policies. Track cost share.
Process hiring requests.
Administer and track all grant funded scholarships, student health insurance, student fees, stipends, and tuition through the University scholarship system.
Purchase incentives and monitor use, in accordance with policy.
Maintain and monitor awards in the financial shadow system.
Serve as a liaison between Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) and the CHHS Research Office.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Contributing: Graduation from a four-year college or university including 12 hours of accounting.
Journey: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or business and two years of accounting experience
Advanced: Graduation from a four-year college of university with a degree in accounting and four years of accounting experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's with two years of experience in accounts reconciliation and business processing, preferably in an institute of higher education;
Experience in research administration, including IRB and use of incentives in research;
Ideal candidate has strong accounting experience, preferably in sponsored research, and a strong understanding of federal grant funding agencies and contracts;
Competency in the use of Banner, Excel, Word, and Google and an electronic awards management system (e.g., InfoEd);
Ability to work independently and in a team; and
Good communication and analytical skills, excellent writing skills, and good organizational skills.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.