Central Accounting Office
Posting Closing Date:
August 2, 2019
Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF CLASS:
The work involves the post award financial monitoring and support for grants and contracts received by the college from private and public funding sources for academic and institutional initiatives. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining grant financial accounts and funds in accordance with the grant sponsor, established accounting procedures of SUNY and the New York State Department of Education and in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations. Exercises supervision over certain accounting and clerical personnel; performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Responsible for basic financial grant management support for sponsored grants and contracts
- Advise Project Director and key personnel on financial matters as related to grants
- Serve as a liaison between the Project Director and other college offices handling sponsored grant project documents. College offices include but not limited to Human Resources, Payroll, Purchasing and Legal Affairs.
- Establish new grant accounts; monitor expenses; verify availability of funds and allowable expenses as dictated by funding agency
- Prepare periodic and final expenditure reports
- Invoice sponsors for payments/reimbursements
- Assist in the development and maintenance of the Grant Project Director Manual
- Assist in the development and maintenance grant project budgets
- Assist with the external audits of grant projects by grant sponsor and independent auditors
- Assist with other grant related duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Comprehensive knowledge of theory and practices involving the post-award fiscal monitoring of grants, knowledge of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policies and procedures related to financial management, recordkeeping, purchasing, and other post-award activities; special emphasis on Code of Federal Regulations: 2 CFR 200 and 2 CFR 215. Excellent computer skills, including experience and the ability to work with the college’s computer operating system (Workday) as well as experience with the Microsoft Office Suite applications. Ability to multi-task while serving as the resource person for all grant related contacts and providing a high level of customer service.
Graduation from a regionally accredited two (2) year college or university with an Associate’s degree. Previous experience in post-award grant coordination, financial account maintenance or management in higher education or governmental agency.
Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire
Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.
Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.
The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:
Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
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New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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