Grant Accountant

  • University of Nevada Reno
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Feb 12, 2018
Full time Accounting

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, a land grant research university, is recruiting for a Grant Accountant. Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Research Administration, the Grant Accountant is responsible for managing grant post-award accounting and reporting functions. The position is responsible for the compliant preparation and submission of sponsor invoices, reviewing expenditures for allowability, allocability and reasonableness, reconciliation of accounts, preparation of financial reports, and account closeout. The position requires frequent interaction with sponsors in the areas of fiscal reporting, invoicing and general problem resolution. Incumbents assist in the development of post-award policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal, state, University and granting agency requirements. Positions serve as consultants to principal investigators and other university faculty and staff regarding post-award processes.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

EEO/AA Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply:


The University of Nevada, Reno provides a competitive wage and benefits package with a professional work environment. Outstanding benefits include twenty-four vacation days per year, generous sick leave; employer matched retirement plan, medical plan options, and tuition benefit for employees, their immediate family, and domestic partners.




Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience OR

Master’s degree and one year of related work experience.

Related Experience: accounting experience preferably with grants