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Transforming Lives
The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.
With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.
The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.
The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Grant Accountant in the Department of Pathology.
Ensures timely preparation and submission of monthly vouchers and expenditure justifications. Assists management with the preparation of program budgets, modifications, and forecasts. Performs grant-related functions such as budget distributions, expense monitoring, periodic invoicing, and financial reporting.
Accomplishes grant closeout functions, including reconciliations, financial status reports, final invoices, and final reporting.
Communicates with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering.
Maintains knowledge of current issues relating to grants and single audits of federal, state, and local
government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Participates in the completion of all aspects of the annual audit report on federal awards.
Monitors the general ledger and enters any adjustments or reclassifications.
Investigates discrepancies, interprets agreements and regulations, and provides recommendations based on sound accounting practices.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Minimum 4 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures and principles.
Knowledge of budget control methods, policies, and procedures.
Ability to prepare financial and accounting records.
Ability to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data.
Ability to compile, organize, interpret, and communicate accounting data and results concisely.
Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.
Department Specific Functions
Leads as a point of contact, subject matter expert, and mentor for colleagues, by interpreting grants and contractual agreements, to include but not limited to, determining allowability, restrictions related to spending, prior approval requirements, cost principles and cost sharing requirements.
Prepare three-and-five-year budget forecasting analysis, anticipating shortfalls, surpluses, and mitigation planning with Project Investigators and Senior Leadership.
Prepares monthly and quarterly deficit management reports for Project Investigators and Senior Leadership.
Drives mitigation planning; coordinates with the Development Office to identify extramural and intramural opportunities with Project Investigator; communicate all relevant planning with Senior Leadership.
Coordinates with the Project Investigator and other staff to ensure subrecipient allocations are spent within budgetary timeframes.
Ensures payments are consistent with contractual terms of agreement.
Coordinates reviews of invoices with the Project Investigator and ensures timely payments.
Assists with entering personnel distributions within Workday and Tidemark platforms, as needed.
Prepares adjusting journal entries as needed.
Continuously monitors the accuracy of Workday personnel distributions.
Reviews, monitors, and approves grant related payroll activity.
Communicates as needed to ensure that grant payroll activity is processed and posted properly.
Prepares adjusting journal entries as needed.
Conducts quarterly reviews, cross checking expense for reasonableness, allocability, consistency and conformance.
Routinely monitors time and effort to ensure Principal Investigators remain within the salary cap.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested with an appropriate sense of humor, positive and professional attitude, and team spirit.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.
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