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Senior Grants Analyst / Grants Analyst

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by The University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716
Admin & Secretarial
12 Feb 2019
Annual Salary
Senior Grants Analyst / Grants Analyst The University Of Delaware Newark, DE The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware is a nationally ranked research-intensive program. The Department's current awards from federal, state, foundations, and private industry sponsors total over $20M. The Department's annual contract and grant average annual expenditures are approximately $9M. Under general direction of the Business Administrator II, this position is responsible for sponsored research contracts and grants administration for the Department faculty (approximately 30 research-active). This position has primary responsibility for post-award management of all awarded projects to include preparation of financial reports, expenditure review, and compliance oversight and project closeout. The Sponsored Program Coordinator interfaces with all UD departments and services, federal agencies, external industrial contacts, faculty, students and staff. The position will provide back-up for pre-award duties on an as needed basis. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Function as Department liaison for internal and external contacts regarding unit activities, accounts, personnel, etc. affecting contract and grant administration.Oversee post-award administration of research grant and contract awards, interpreting sponsor requirements and ensuring compliance with sponsor and University policies. Develop systems to improve timely fiscal control and processing.Advise faculty on fiscal management and sponsor requirements, including forecasting expected financial needs based on current and pending funds. Interface with UD Research Office, federal and industrial sponsors.Review and publish monthly accounting statements to assure expenditures are allocated to proper grants/accounts and against the correct budget categories. Approve expenditures and reallocate expenses to proper accounts as needed ensuring compliance with College, University, federal and sponsor policies and procedures.Utilize the University's financial and contract and grants management systems to ensure accurate and timely reporting and management of awards.Design and prepare financial reports, execute cost transfers, and complete project closeouts. Analyze and evaluate contract and grant budgets for correct calculation of expenditure categories such as salaries, percent of effort, fringe benefits, tuition allocations, F&A, materials and equipment. Provide follow-up information; independently resolve problem and address issues. Verify the accuracy of financial records as they pertain to receipts, expenditures, and related transactions to maintain effective stewardship of sponsors' funds.Update the Labor Allocation Module (LAM) system allocations for all faculty members to ensure timely distribution of effort for academic workload and specific program sponsored research commitments. Verify accuracy and work with faculty, Department effort certification administrator and UD Research Office to reconcile changes to the funding distribution on effort reports.Provide back-up support to the Department's pre-award coordinator.Perform miscellaneous job-related duties and projects as assigned.Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field with two years job-related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Knowledge of cost analysis techniques.Ability to analyze budgetary expenditures for compliance with approved budgets.Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of constituents on a variety of financial management topics.Ability to work independently.Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.Ability to interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.Ability to interpret, adapts, and apply guidelines and procedures.Ability to retrieve, organize and analyze data and generate ad-hoc reports that are meaningful and understandable to those not familiar with the data being reported.Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals and to adjust in a deadline-driven environment.Ability to use advanced techniques in spreadsheet and database management (Excel/Access); financial management systems and relational databasesGeneral familiarity with the OMB circular 2 CFR 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards preferred. TO APPLY: For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at Job ID 106220 . Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. Category: Administrative , Keywords: Grant Administrator

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