Finance and Grants Compliance Manager

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 08/12/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174973

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A World Class University seeks a talented and motivated Finance and Grants Compliance Manager to join their team on a 3-month contract basis. However, this position has the potential to extend into permanent work. Additionally, this is a tremendous prospect for an individual looking join a vital organization and make an immediate impact.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial data
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and billings to sponsors
  • Track receipt of funding and receivables
  • Collect accounts receivable for accounts
  • Partake in account close-out
  • Provide institutional oversight by monitoring the allowable and appropriate recording of expenses to sponsored projects and the general ledger in order to ensure compliance with generally acceptable accounting principles 
  • Prepare required close-out documents for grants and/or contracts, including contractors' releases and assignments
  • Identify internal and external customers and providing them with the appropriate support regarding sponsored project financial administration and general ledger accounting
  • Formulate opportunities to streamline and improve processes

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree 
  • At least 3 years of related accounting experience 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Comfortable working with databases and computerized financial systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research administration, grants management, and accounting business processes

Nice to Haves:
  • CPA
  • Experience with grant accounting and/or fund accounting
  • University work experience

Job ID: 174973

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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