As an interdisciplinary research center where we are dependent on external financial support to carry out our mission, this department must be responsive to organizations external to the University and supportive of an extensive variety of organizations and individuals internal to the University as well. This position has responsibility for independently managing and providing direction, guidance and leadership for the day-to-day post award fiscal management and research administration activities for specific Faculty at the Injury Prevention Research Center. This position will maintain, oversee, and report financial accounting data as it relates to contracts and grants. This position will be responsible for analyzing data for accuracy, to problem-solve, and interpret regulations. This position will be accountable for accuracy of data and reconciliation of data and information. Some duties include (but not limited to): Post-Award Research Administration: responsible for compliance with all terms and conditions of contracts and grants and for establishing and supervising the management of a cost-estimating, budgeting, accounting, and reporting systems that include program operations at UNC-CH and all participating sites and subcontractors. The manager works with the Director and Assistant Director to establish new processes, procedures and policies as needed and required. Post-Award Administration/Financial Management: supervises the daily posting, preparation and processing of personnel actions, consultants payments, non-personnel financial transactions, purchasing, disbursement transactions, payroll transactions and deposits for the Center contracts and grants while cautiously monitoring the revenues and expenditures of each. Reviews and negotiates contracts, notice of awards, memorandums of understanding, letters of agreement, task orders and purchase orders. Develops and generates various financial and written progress reports based on various funding agencies. Personnel Activities: supervises preparation and processing of all personnel actions (SPA and EPA â?? permanent and temporaries) for Center personnell and personnell on Center administered contracts and grants home-based in other departments and organizations. This includes, EPA overloads, lump sum payments, leave payouts, various electronic submissions, salary distribution changes, stipend payments, pre- and post-doctoral graduate research assistant tuition and health insurance payments, and consultant payments. A thorough knowledge of all accounts available funds to assist with paying for each employeeâ??s salary commitment and responsible identifying funding sources for assuring that funds are available for employees to maintain employment.
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded:
University of North Carolina
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