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Accountant I

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Accountant I

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Accountant I
Position Number 703003
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
To assist sponsors, administrators, faculty, and staff with Post-Award services related to extramural funding for North Carolina Central University.
Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of the position is to assist sponsors, administrators, faculty and staff with Post-Award services related to extramural funding for North Carolina Central University. The Accountant (Post-Award Research Administrator) explains, interprets and implements University, State and Federal regulations related to grant activities.

Accountant (Post-Award Research Administrator) Job Duties:
•Establish awards in Banner
•Manage award portfolio and provide compliance monitoring including reviewing grant expenditure detail and performing financial analysis for monthly reconciliations
•Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual budget and journal entries
•Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual grant reports and submit to sponsoring agencies
•Complete Grants Closeout Process
•Create and/or update forms in Microsoft Excel
•Assist with special projects as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of general accounting and budgeting principles, the Federal Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), State and University policies and procedures and be familiar with the practices of federal sponsors to include NIH, NSF, DOD and ED. Candidate must also possess a working knowledge of Banner Finance and RAMSeS or equivalent systems, Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Word and Excel) and Federally Mandated Committees and their purpose. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently without direct supervision; take initiative to develop, monitor, and complete projects and assignments within designated time-frames; learn, interpret and analyze diverse information to make necessary decisions; exercise judgment and discretion in identifying issues and formulate resolutions; plan, prioritize and organize workflow. Other pertinent skills are excellent analytical and organizational skills; excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of individuals to provide support, manage projects, negotiate, and explain information.
Minimum Education/Experience
Entry-level with Masters; • Bachelors and 0-2 years experience
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
The general duties of this position will be to monitor and prepare monthly, quarterly, annual or final financial reports. In addition, the responsibility for the timely submission of invoices/billings to internal and external agencies-will be required.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
This position will assist with implementing new procedures and processes in OSRP. It will be a direct connection to the Assistant Director, Post Award for expertise and questions. This will also help to determine the options and opportunities for new and/or updated processes.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
This position calls for entering budget allocations, updating fund accounts, managing financial reports, completing drawdowns and invoices for all federal sponsors.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Other duties as assigned.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03155P
Open Date 06/19/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. DD-214 (Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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