Grant Accountant

  • University of Nevada Reno
  • University of Nevada, Reno, North Virginia Street, Reno, NV, USA
  • Aug 29, 2018
Full time Accounting

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Grant Accountant for the Division of Research and Innovation. Under the general direction of the Director of Sponsored Projects, the Grant Accountant is responsible for managing grant post-award accounting and reporting functions. Other duties include, but are not limited to; compliant preparation and submission of sponsor invoices; reviewing expenditures for allowability, allocability and reasonableness; the reconciliation of accounts; preparing financial reports and account closeouts; interacting with sponsors in the areas of fiscal reporting, invoicing and general problem resolution; assisting in the development of post-award policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal, state, University, and granting agency requirements; consulting with principal investigators; and other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience OR a Master’s degree and one year of experience.

Related Experience: accounting experience preferably with grants.

Compensation Grade

B

 

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Department Information

Research & Innovation exists as a service organization for the University faculty. We focus on enhancing research enterprise by supporting collaboration and innovation. For more information about our department, please visit:  https://www.unr.edu/sponsored-projects 

 

Exempt

Yes

Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%

 

Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application

Resume/CV

Cover Letter

Contact Information for Three Professional References

 

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

 

Note to Applicant

Applicants must fully document their education and experience to demonstrate meeting the minimum qualifications of the position.

All attachment(s) must be received on or before the closing date posted on the job announcements. 

 

This position may require a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate selected for hire.  References may be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. HR may attempt to verify academic credentials.

 

Job postings are specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Salary

Compensation Grade B

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience OR a Master’s degree and one year of experience.

Related Experience: accounting experience preferably with grants.