Grant Accountant Intern
Company: University of Colorado
Posted on: March 25, 2020
Grant Accountant InternRequisition Number:24924Location:Boulder,
COEmployment Type:University StaffSchedule:Full-TimePosting Close
Date:06-Apr-2020Date published:20-Mar-2020Close All Job SummaryThe
University of Colorado Boulder Campus Controller's Office (CCO)
encourages applications for Grant Accountant Interns! The CCO is
responsible for administration of the extramural research grants
and contracts to the University. The duties and responsibilities of
this research administration position include the post award
financial administration and accounting of grants and contracts
awarded to the University by Federal and Non-Federal Sources.Who We
AreThe Campus Controller's Office maintains and supports the
university's fiscal responsibility through accurate financial
accounting and reporting and in compliance with laws, regulations,
policies/procedures and contract requirements for sponsored
projects. We provide oversight, assistance and training in
financial stewardship for the Boulder campus.What Your Key
Responsibilities Will BeStrategic Priority: University
- Develop and maintain an extensive working knowledge of
University, State, Federal, and funding agency policies and
- Develop and maintain an extensive working knowledge of
University and UC System operations (e.g. Accounting, Purchasing,
Property Control, etc.) and the inter-relationships between these
operations and extramural support operations.
- Maintain an extensive working knowledge of Uniform Guidance
(UG), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting
Standards (CAS), and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Analyze approved budgets and award/contract documents issued by
funding agencies for all applicable fiscal, post-award, billing,
payment, closeout reporting requirements, and terms and conditions
for a specific award portfolio.
- Interpret and analyze University accounting data for compliance
according to the approved budget and all applicable policies and
guidelines (i.e. University, Federal, State, funding agency).
Communicate lapses in compliance to campus partners and CCO
leadership as applicable.
- Establish, maintain, and reconcile grant/contract records to
ensure compliance with specific grant provisions or restrictions.
This may include cost sharing, fixed assets, budgetary
- Facilitate award closeout procedures including performing
formal reviews of awards/contracts/project expenditures, payments
and accounts receivable.
- Facilitate and prepare required interim and final financial
- Monitor sponsored projects accounts receivable. Collaborate
with CCO Revenue Management on follow-up procedures for aged items
in accordance with the CCO collection policies to encourage timely
payment. Consult with campus partners and CCO leadership to address
noncollectable accounts receivable issues.
- Reconcile payment receipts to funding agency records.Training:
- Seek opportunities for professional development and training
for self.Infrastructure Improvement
- Develop/prepare surveys requested by CCO leadership.
- Assist in the origination, development and implementation of
improved procedures and systems for grants and contracts
management.What We Can OfferSalary range starts at $40,000,
commensurate with experience.BenefitsThe University of Colorado
offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement,
paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of
Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County
and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more
about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Creative.
Be Dynamic. Be Boulder.What We Require
- Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business, or related
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may
substitute.What You Will Need
- The ability to recognize unusual situations, question them and
provide alternative solutions.
- The ability to understand and apply policies and
- The ability to pay attention to detail, use sound judgment, be
a problem solver, work independently, meet deadlines and enjoy a
variety of challenging work.
- Excellent social skills.
- The ability to collaborate with varying levels of authority and
- Analytical thinking along with the ability to question the
logic of information.What We Would Like You To Have
- Financial reporting experience.
- Invoicing experience.
- Experience using computerized accounting systems.
- Proficiency in Excel.
- Experience using PeopleSoft.Special InstructionsTo apply,
please submit the following materials:
- A current resume
- A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the positionYou will not be asked to upload
references at this time.Please apply by April 6, 2020, for
consideration.Note: Application materials will not be accepted via
email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU
Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email:
Recruiting@colorado.eduThe University of Colorado Boulder is
committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty,
staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive
campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including
veterans and individuals with disabilities.The University of
Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion,
sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran
status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All
qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
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