Related adsPOSITION SUMMARY:
The Research Accountant is responsible for all sponsored project accounting activities for a subset of sponsored accounts from account set-up through award close-out. The Research Accountant will be assigned to a specific Center and/or departments within a specific Center and is responsible for all research accounting activities for that Center and/or departments.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field required. A CPA is preferred.
Experience: 2-3 years of accounting experience. Grant-related experience in a non-profit environment preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; knowledge of financial analysis techniques; knowledge and understanding of the expectations and requirements of external & internal auditing; thorough understanding of automated general ledger systems including the interfaces between the general ledger and subsystems; advanced skills in spreadsheets, databases and flexible report writing software; ability to manage & understand data; motivated and intuitive thinker.