Grants and Contracts Accountant

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174538 Pay Rate: $55,000 - $64,000

Are you looking to expand your professional experience? A world class medical center seeks a Grants and Contracts Accountant on a contract basis; however, this position has the potential to extend to permanent work. This is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for a fresh, fun, and innovative environment. 

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory audits, inspections, and/or internal reviews
  • Develop and recommend corrective action plans to address deficiencies 
  • Serve as liaison to audit team during on-site visits
  • Review and reconcile accounts, financial transactions, documentation and/or financial reports
  • Identify system issues that prevent work product
  • Validates budget entries and ensure modification have been made appropriately according to sponsor guidelines and institutional Finance practices
  • Ensure institutional adherence to contractual payment terms by submitting appropriate, accurate, and timely invoices, as well as monitoring receipt of payment

  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • At least 2 years of related experience with in grants, contracts, non-profit accounting, or audit
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Grants management experience from a university or medical center
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Finance audit practice
  • Institutional research experience and an understanding of research account management

Job ID: 174538

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

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