The Grant Accountant provides financial management of contract and grant funds received from various Federal, State, and other sponsoring agencies.
Primary Duties include reviewing award documents to determine specific terms, conditions and reporting requirements; approving payroll documents, subcontractor payments and other expenditures; validating budgets; monitoring transactions and other categories of costs in compliance with Federal, State, and University regulations. The Grant Accountant prepares financial reports and invoices as required by the sponsoring agency from inception to closeout for all assigned awards, and prepares payment requests to obtain funds from the sponsoring agency. The accountant interfaces with Principal Investigator/Project Director, staff in DORED and other university personnel to assure successful fiscal management.
The incumbent will use various software applications (e.g., BANNER Finance, AggieMart, RAMSeS, PeopleAdmin, Microsoft Word, and Excel).