The Post-Award Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant will work directly with principal investigators and research staff in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine to budget, monitor expenditures, and reconcile financial data for sponsored programs. The successful candidate will prepare and process financial reporting and projection reports. This position will provide expertise, review and approval related to procurement and allowable charges. This position provides documentation required for compliance or audits on sponsored grants, contracts or agreements, and assists with other post-award tasks such as progress reports, salary cap tracking, and salary commitment changes. The accountant will also manage the pathology TRIP core lab billings and financial reports, internal R&D accounts and the annual capital exercise allocations.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
|Works directly with principal investigator and research staff to budget, monitor expenditures, and reconcile financial data for sponsored programs. May directly process and/or approve accounting transactions such as cost transfers, procurement, sub award management, and financial processing related to sponsored project management. May review and approve transactions on behalf of an intermediate unit or center. |
- 20% Assists principal investigators with financial management of sponsored program budgets and directs day-to-day fiscal transactions
- 25% Prepares and processes financial reporting and/or invoicing information
- 25% Provides expertise and advice related to procurement and allowable charges
- 10% Reviews financial expenditures for accuracy on sponsored grants and contracts
- 20% Manages the pathology TRIP core lab billings and financial reports, internal R&D accounts and the annual capital exercise allocations
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- Experience in an academic medical center and/or with grants administration.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with post award grants administration.
- Knowledge of, or ability to, learn policies and procedures related to cost reimbursement contracts, research grants and UW-specific processes related grants, purchasing and travel.
- Well-developed analytical, organizational and time management skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $49,700 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
This position is eligible for a hiring bonus in the amount of $5,000. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume, a cover letter briefly describing how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position, and a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
At UW School of Medicine and Public Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role, we encourage you to apply.
The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, nationality, religion, and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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