1) Serves as primary account administrator for a defined group of faculty or other account owners. Duties include budgeting; monitoring and controlling expenses; account maintenance and error correction; financial accounting, reporting, and projecting; and account closing.
2) Payroll, human resource, and academic affairs administration.
3) Works with the LBC Payroll Specialist and others to pay all employees and to coordinate student and staff human resource and academic affairs administration.
4) Works with IBC Operations Assistants, the LBC Procurement Specialist, and others to fulfill all aspects of the procurement process including purchasing, internal requisition, and personal and reimbursement. Allocates and authorizes expenditures.
5) Works with departmental, divisional, and central administrators to manage financial and administrative aspects of sponsored project proposal preparation and submission.
6) For awarded proposals, fulfills account administration duties described above.
7) Prepares budget revisions, financial reporting, and other communications with funding agencies and subcontractors as needed.
1) LBC employees develop productive working relationships with faculty, academic non-faculty, program staff, students, departmental and central office administrators and external funders or suppliers.
2) IBC professional staff members work to review and revise work processes at the task, individual, and group levels and to modify existing or develop new work process tools. This may include documenting work processes, developing training materials, and training others in existing or new procedures.
3) IBC professional staff members work with the Manager to plan their own short- and long-term developmental courses. A training commitment of 20 hours per year is common.
4) LBC employees maintain all business and financial information in complete confidence.
1) Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and three years of experience in administration, financial services, or customer service.
1) Knowledge of federal and University regulations for grant management preferred. Knowledge of the University's Financial Accounting System, Accounts Payable System, ACCTS, and Business Objects.
2) Windows computing experience.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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