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Manager Research Accounting

Company: Lehigh University
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Summary:The Manager will review and supervise sponsored research accounting operations, billings, letter of credit draw-downs, financial reporting, and the university's effort reporting system for faculty and graduate research assistants. The successful candidate will coordiante external and internal audits for the sponsored research area. The Manager is accountable for the development and preparation of the University's Facilities and Administration Rate Proposal. The incumbent will also serve as the fiscal liaison between the finance and academic areas.Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate external audits for the sponsored research area
  • Coordinate and prepare the University's annual single audit.
  • Collaborate with the outside auditors regarding the development and review of the single audit.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Research regarding all other special grant audit requirements (State, Federal, Other).
  • Coordinate the development, preparation and submission of the University's Facilities and Administration rate proposal
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of federal regulatory circulars pertaining to Uniform Guidance.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the following software: Maximus Comprehensive Rate Information System (CRIS), Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel.
  • Maintain facilities and administration software attributes in the University's accounting system.
  • Develop and conduct the University-wide space survey.
  • Manage the government audit of the facilitites and administration rate.
  • Supervises and reviews sponsored research accounting operations to ensure fiscal conformance with University and federal guidelines
  • Manage and assign work schedules for the Account Coordinators.
  • Reconcile all fiscal reports and overhead recovery to the appropriate funds in the University's accounting system.
  • Develop recommendations regarding research accounting methods and procedures.
  • Develop documentation for all research accounting procedures and processes.
  • Analyze, identify and resolve fiscal problems associated with the University's equipment maintenance funds.
  • Evaluate the impact of research projects on University resources such as space and equipment.
  • Supervise and administer invoicing, letter of credit drawdowns and financial reporting for all sponsored research grants and contracts
  • Review,verify and certify expense reimbursement invoices and financial reports prepared by the Account Coordinator.
  • Maintain databases for design and use of financial reports to assist in the monthly letter of credit drawdowns
  • Develop and maintain procedures for the collection of delinquent payments.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of software used in the invoicing process.
  • Serve as fiscal liaison between Research Accounting, Budget Office, Office of Research, Vice Provost - Research, Deans and department heads.
  • Design financial reports for use in the analysis of annual sponsored research expenditures and overhead recovery.
  • Answer inquiries regarding the fiscal aspects of sponsored research grants and contracts.
  • Create and maintain policy regarding the structure and hierarchy of sponsored research funds in the accounting system.
  • Coordinate and maintain the University's federally required Effort Reporting System
  • Ensure that Effort Reports are collected in accordance with federal guidelines.Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five to eight years related work experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid writing ability, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the following software: Maximus Comprehensive Rate Information System (CRIS), Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel
  • Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, county and national criminal background checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance. Based upon the requirements of the position Lehigh may also request credit history reports, motor vehicle checks and professional license/certification verificationSpecial Considerations:
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours during reporting cyclesPosition Number: S89700-20200109Title: Manager Research AccountingDepartment: Research AccountingCategory: Professional/ManagerialJob Family: Finance/AccountingWebsite: https://financeadmin.lehigh.edu/content/research-accountingPosting Date: 01/10/2020FTE: 100%Grade and Hiring Minimum: https://financeadmin.lehigh.edu/content/research-accounting Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary adjustments for internal candidates comply with University policy. For more information contact Human Resources.Required Documents Message: Cover Letter, Resume

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