Grants and Contracts Accountant

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 08/12/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174655 Pay Rate: $55,000 - $64,000

Do you have an interest in academia and research? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A research institution seeks a Grants and Contracts Accountant for a 3 to 6-month contract role; however, this position has the potential can lead to permanent work. Moreover, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is very motivated to learn, attentive, and grow as a professional.

Responsibilities:
  • Validate budget entries and modifications 
  • Manage assigned grant account health 
  • Collaborate with investigators and their staff through periodic meetings 
  • Resolve account financial discrepancies
  • Review grant account expenditures for compliance with sponsor award terms and conditions
  • Prepare sponsor financial reports as per individual sponsor NOA required guidelines and time frames
  • Work with other Finance teams to acquire all necessary documentation necessary to complete work activities, and identifies system issues that prevent work product
  • Prepare financial worksheets and documentation for financial audits and backups of point-in-time account information

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • Approximately 2 years of related experience 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferences:
  • Grants management experience from a university or medical center
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of finance audit practices
  • Institutional research experience and an understanding of research account management

Job ID: 174655

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

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