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Grants and Contracts Coordinator (Accounting Specialist III)
Centrally funded position.
This position serves as department team lead for compliance and financial support for externally funded grants and projects; primary resource for guidance and direction for Principal Investigators (PIs). Responsible for oversight of all project related financial and human resource transactions. Serves as IRIS reviewer. Assists the business manager and department head with budget planning and forecasting as well as strategic planning.
Responsibilities include: COMPLIANCE - Team lead for compliance oversight of all externally funded grants and projects. Provide guidance and direction to Principal Investigators (PIs), faculty, and staff on uniform guidance, fiscal policy, and agency agreements. -Proactively manage personnel impact of projects by reviewing agreements to identify and calculate any necessary pay/pay-funding changes for project-affiliated personnel. Provide direction and assign work to the appropriate staff member to effect any pay/pay-funding changes. Provide guidance to PIs when hiring new project affiliated personnel and coordinate all hiring with business manager and department human resources coordinator. -Review all grant related transactions prior to processing for payment for compliance and accuracy to ensure that it is allowable, allocable, and within the scope of work of the project. Monitor budgets and expenditures regularly to be proactive in finding and resolving issues in a timely manner. - Act as liaison between Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA), the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP), the CEHHS Office of External funding, and the department and principal investigators. - Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Director with compiling and entering data for reporting on projects, grants, etc., as well as prepare responses/reports to campus and outside agencies/offices.
FINANCIAL -IRIS reviewer for department -Reconcile grant ledgers in accordance with UT policies and procedures. -Evaluate grant/project related purchases for goods and services to ensure that it is allowable, allocable, and within agency guidelines. Delegate purchasing to appropriate department personnel. -Process invoices: verify receipt of goods or services and charges are accurate; assign appropriate account/G/L codes prior to assigning to other department staff for IRIS entry and payment. -Provide oversight of all grant/project related travel requests, travel expense reports, guest travelers, and vendor requests to ensure it is allowable and within agency guidelines. Assign entry and processing to appropriate department personnel. -Process/complete the Schedule of Final Charges (SFC) and close accounts in close coordination with the Office of Sponsored Project Accounting. Assist PIs with budget planning, budget revisions, project extensions and other needs as well as with compiling and entering data for quarterly, semester, and yearly reporting on projects, grants, etc., as well as responses/reports to campus and outside agencies/offices. -Team lead for contract entry and vendor payment processing.
Internal Number: 193327
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