Accountant 1, Research (OCG) – (STA006233)

first_imgResponsible for analyzing financial information and performing avariety of accounting duties associated with the timely andaccurate preparation and reporting of sponsored project financialdata, In accordance with applicable accounting standards, Industryregulatory and Institutional principles and policies. Analyzes award terms and conditions, budget, and sponsorspecific guidelines for financial conditions; including but notlimited to billing requirements, reporting, and spendingrestrictions.Assistant with the setup and review of accounts within thefinance system to ensure financial terms are recorded withappropriate key attributes; prepare accounting journals for costtransfers and corrections.Analyzes and reconcile expenses posted to project cost centersto identify errors or discrepancies and make correction;communicates with sponsors about prior approvals for expenses,no-cost extensions, and other changes affecting the awardbudget.Monitor and reconcile facilities and administrative cost andfringe benefit charges posted on sponsored project costcenters.Monitor budget variance and obtain sponsor approval fordeviations not in accordance with the award’s terms andconditions.Collaborate with Principal Investigators and departmentadministrators to ensure accurate and timely processing offinancial reports.Generate invoices and reports for sponsored research projectsand follow-up for payments; Use aging reports and send outreminders for outstanding payments; takes action to ensurepayments.Research inquiries from Department Administrators and PrincipalInvestigators regarding financial data, allowable cost and othersponsors restrictions and limitations.Performs other job-related duties as assigned. EEO/AAQualifications :Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year experience.Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practicalaspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; orthe basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal,directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university oran equivalent in-depth specialized training program that isdirectly related to the type of work being performed.Requires a minimum of one (1) years of directly job-relatedexperience.last_img

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