Working both independently and as a member of the IANR Business Center Operations team, this position is responsible for the financial management of various funding sources associated with the areas that are supported by the Business Center. Work closely with administrators, faculty and staff to ensure proper accounting procedures and grant/contract regulations and deadlines are followed regarding each funding source. Responsible for evaluating, analyzing, and coordinating the pre- and post-award financial management activities of the grants/contract process for assigned individuals/programs supported by the Business Center. Pre-award activities include: consulting with PI's in development and preparation of proposals, including budget development, preparation and financial projections. Post-award activities include: monitoring and evaluating grant expenditures to ensure accuracy relative to budget, allowability and funding restrictions; monitoring further obligations with contracts; preparing and analyzing monthly financial and statistical reports.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus three years' any combination of project accounting, general accounting or financial reporting experience required. Equivalent education/experience acceptable. Working knowledge of general accounting practices and financial reporting required. Understanding of large integrated financial management systems; and advanced skills in PC-based spreadsheet software programs are essential.
Prefer project accounting experience; working knowledge of budgeting and personnel/payroll; working knowledge of UNL; working knowledge of SAP; skilled with PC-based database software programs; strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; detail oriented and accurate.
Posted Salary: $48,172/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72504
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.