Accountant
University of Wyoming - Laramie, WY

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This is an at-will grant funded position.

Administer all budgets related to the NSF EPSCoR Track 1 grant and Track 2 grants totally ~ $28 million and 60 separate sub-account involving four colleges, eight departments and currently 27 faculty and 4 programs on campus. The numbers of a colleges, departments, faculty and programs will increase within the first year and annually. Administer sub awards to four institutions including three community colleges and the Teton Science School. Develop spreadsheets for distinct NSF EPSCoR requirements to coordinate with standard accounting procedures. Supervise budget planning and make budgetary recommendations to project director, project administrator, and principal investigators. Ensure proper accounting compliance in accordance with Federal agency standards.

Maintain and manage accurate accounting records to generate monthly, annual and final fiscal reports for Project Director, co-PIS, VP for Research and Economic Development, Federal agencies and other UW entities as needed.

Balance and reconcile accounts following UW accounting procedures and federal agency requirements. Perform daily bookkeeping and accounting functions including data entry, P-Card reconciling, purchase orders, and all personnel hiring on the project including EPSCoR staff, Ph.D. level facility managers, post-docs, graduate students, undergraduate students, high school students and teachers involved in the program (all totaling several hundred per year. Authorize/reject expenditures and disbursement of sponsored funds.

Assist in preparation of grant proposals and reports to federal agencies, including maintenance of databases required by Federal agencies. Work with External Evaluator to develop tracking procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience in accounting.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with large Federal grants and sub-awards.

Experience working with interdisciplinary teams to facilitate large projects.

Experience with PISTOL and HRMS systems.

Required Materials

Complete on-line application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.

The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, education, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

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