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Job ID: 143436

Assistant Director, Sponsored Accounting
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2020
Title Assistant Director, Sponsored Accounting
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Accounting

University of Idaho

Assistant Director, Sponsored Accounting

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $73,000 or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Research Administration, this position is responsible for management of the OSP units that provide fiscal oversight and maintain compliance for sponsored programs administration. The Sponsored Accounting Unit's responsibilities include review for allowability of costs; preparation and submission of the university's F&A rate proposal; acting as lead in audit or other reviews relating to sponsored programs; monitoring subrecipient compliance and risk assessments; federal, state and other required reporting for sponsored programs and federal assistance activities; invoicing, financial reporting, and closeouts for individual sponsored projects; and working with non-OSP units in the establishment of service center or external sales rates.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Education/Experience:
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business with at least 20 credit hours of accounting coursework
Three years of relevant accounting and budgeting experience
Two years of supervisory experience
Two years of sponsored programs or research administration experience

- Demonstrated experience:
Applying policies and procedures and using available resources
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers
Editing and writing business correspondence and technical documents using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials
Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting financial information to prepare financial statements and reports
Managing multiple projects and tasks under conditions of tight deadlines, multiple interruptions, and distractions
Developing and monitoring internal controls
Monitoring and evaluating account activity
Using computer software and applications for word processing, spreadsheets, data organization and analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Accounting or Business
A minimum of three years of experience performing or managing audits
Knowledge of Federal regulations governing cost principals and research compliance for educational institutions
Experience with the universitys systems, including the Banner database system and the VERAS electronic research administration system
Experience training personnel in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, and policies specific to research administration
Certified Public Accountant

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002516P

Posting Date: 06/25/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Preferential review of applicants will begin on July 25, 2020.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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