Utah State University

Sponsored Programs Accounting Assistant

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/9/2023 6:24 PM)
Requisition ID
2023-7218
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College
Finance & Administrative Service
Department
Controllers Office
Advertised Salary
$24.00 per hour
Telework Eligible
Yes

Overview

The Sponsored Programs Accounting team is looking for a permanent part-time, non-benefited, Senior Accountant to work approximately 20 hours per week. Our team supports staff, faculty, and administrators across the university to help them achieve the mission of the University related to research grants and contracts.
The successful applicant will participate in and assist with all areas of the post-award accounting functions.

This position will be eligible for remote work with a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities

Duties may include:
• Award set-ups
• Draw down of federal funds for grants, awards, financial aid, etc.
• Journal entries
• Reconciliations
• Bill log maintenance
• Accounts receivable and collections
• Time and effort reporting
• Award closeouts
• Understand and apply federal and state regulations
• Identify critical reporting deadlines and applicable terms and conditions
• Ensure accuracy and timeliness in financial reporting and invoice preparation
• Communication with campus community and external sponsors
• Other assignments and duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business
  • Four years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of regulations regarding federal grants and contracts
  • Experience with Banner accounting system
  • Experience in higher education accounting
  • Excellent computer skills, with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to successfully complete work assignments with limited supervision

 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under "Resume/CV"
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of yoru application (iform)

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$24.00 per hour

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  

 

As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 7/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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