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
Payroll, human resource, and academic affairs administration
Works with the LBC Payroll Specialist and others to pay all employees and to coordinate student and staff human resource and academic affairs administration
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
Works with departmental, divisional, and central administrators to manage financial and administrative aspects of sponsored project proposal preparation and submission.
For awarded proposals, fulfills account administration duties described above.
Prepares budget revisions, financial reporting, and other communications with funding agencies and subcontractors as required
Analyzes and prepares budgets, creates accounts, and works with the financial accounting system to allocate, authorize, monitor, and control expenses
Prepares monthly reports, conducts and correct errors in accounts using existing procedures that are in place, and provides advice on the financial impact of human resources and academic affairs decisions
Performs other related work as needed
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education
Three years of experience in administration, financial services, or customer service.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
Knowledge of federal and University regulations for grant management
Knowledge of the University's Financial Accounting System, Accounts Payable System, ACCTS, and Business Objects.
Windows computing experience.
Ability to use University of Chicago processing software (AURA, ACCTS, PETS, EPayment, Business Objects, GEMS, Accounts Payable System, Workday)
Excellent attention to detail
Good listening and verbal communication skills
Good ability to communicate in writing
Basic math ability
Good organizational skills
Self-direction and initiative
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Patience and persistence
Maturity and good judgment
Ability to adapt to frequent system and policy changes
Adherence to high business standards
Cover letter (required)
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