Research Administrator 1 - 117246
#117246 Research Administrator 1Extended Deadline: Wed 8/10/2022
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Under direct supervision, this position will assist in performing financial transactions for various types of accounts including core funds, contract and grant funds, pre-and post-award administration, using rules, regulations, procedures, and policies governing state, private, and federal agency compliance requirements. With direction, the incumbent will assist in performing accounting and fund management duties such as approving and auditing on-line financial journals (revenue, budget, expenditure), purchasing, reimbursements, check requests, travel arrangement, advances and vouchers, memberships, and subscriptions.
In addition, the incumbent will provide support to faculty with instructional needs, financial reports, fiscal advice and guidance to PIs and research team. The incumbent will work closely with various campus offices including OCGA, OPAFS, Purchasing, Disbursements, Payroll, General Accounting, EVCAA/Dean's offices, Technology Transfer, and Research Affairs.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems.
Organization and communication skills and customer service focus.
Effective problem solving skills.
Familiarity with OMB circulars such as Uniform Guidance, A-21, A110 and principles of cost accounting standards, including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Experience working with computer and information managements systems.
Familiarity with common sponsored award mechanisms.
Familiarity in utilizing Financial-link reports or similar experience using other financial reporting tools.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Overtime and weekends may be required.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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