Accountant I Financial Affairs University of California, Santa Cruz
JOB #: 1606914
FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $26.34-$27.30/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under general supervision of the Extramural Funds Manager, the Accountant I is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, and billing for federal, state, and private extramural awards. Interprets and analyzes applicable federal, state, private, and University guidelines and policies, as well as specific contract and grant terms and conditions. The incumbent assists and advises campus departments, divisions and department fiscal managers on extramural fund accounting issues, and prepares financial and budgetary adjustments when necessary. Serves as a liaison between the Extramural Funds Unit and the Office of Sponsored Projects, Office of the President, other UC campuses, and various outside agencies, (state, federal and private), for all financial matters.
Upon full development of skills and knowledge, the incumbent is expected to perform duties of basic to moderate complexity associated with the financial administration of sponsored awards from a variety of governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience and training.
Ability to interpret and apply complex university, federal, state and private granting agency policies and procedures applicable to the financial administration of externally sponsored research and development awards.
Experience analyzing complex problems in a systematic way and evaluating reasonable alternatives before taking action.
Experience reconciling general ledger accounts and budget / financial journal preparation.
Knowledge of fund accounting and generally accepted accounting principles.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 01-19-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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