The Grants Account Manager provides primary budgetary and financial support for grants in the Department of Psychology. They assist with pre-award budget development. They are responsible for initiating all journal entries, budget transfers, internal billing authorizations, graduate appointments, and contracts. They prepare, monitor and maintain operating and restricted budgets, including pre-approving expenditures, and reconciling and tracking commitments and obligations. In addition, they provide guidance and assistance to lab and project directors, faculty, and staff on the budgetary impact of various activities and decisions. They assist in the annual reports to federal agencies. Maintain communication across multiple units (Grant Finance, College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, external agencies and local schools who are participating in the grant-funded projects).
1. Prepare and manage assigned Psychology Department grant budgets. Advise faculty on spending plans. Process non-purchasing related transactions including billing authorizations, journal entries and corrections, and contracts. Provide list of graduate appointments, including modifications and supplements to the CAS Finance Unit. Track commitments and obligations. Monitor and reconcile accounts. Complete payroll audits. Complete various reports utilizing university data bases and systems.
2. Pre-approve and reconcile expenses according to prescribed standards and practices. Provide budget reports and/or summaries to faculty and staff according to standards and as requested by supervisor.
3. Collaborate with Principal Investigators by providing budgetary support during creation of grant proposals and manage the fiscal responsibility of grants. Provide financial oversight to all accounts including operating, restricted, foundation and on-line programs. Responsible for time and attendance reporting on grants.
4. Provide support for overloads, summer research and other short-term appointments and initiate contracts.
5. Prepare annual reports for funding agencies.
Bachelor's Degree in related field (i.e., Business, Finance, Accounting, etc.)
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Experience with federal grants budgets.
Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Joey Pierce, email@example.com, 740-593-4565
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Incumbent will also enjoy a generous benefits package including paid holidays, sick time, vacation time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
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