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Grant Accountant

University of Nevada, Reno



University of Nevada, Reno

Grant Accountant


Department: Office of Sponsored Projects

Department Web Address: http://www.unr.edu/sponsored-projects

Full Time Equivalent: 1.0

Position Type: Administrative Faculty

List Rank/Range(s):

Tenure Track: Non Tenure Track

Job Description:
The University of Nevada, Reno, a land grant research university, is recruiting for a Grant Accountant. Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Research Administration, the Grant Accountant is responsible for managing grant post-award accounting and reporting functions. The positions are responsible for the compliant preparation and submission of sponsor invoices, reviewing expenditures for allowability, allocability and reasonableness, reconciliation of accounts, preparation of financial reports, and account closeout. The positions require frequent interaction with sponsors in the areas of fiscal reporting, invoicing and general problem resolution. Incumbents assist in the development of post-award policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal, state, University and granting agency requirements. Positions serve as consultants to principal investigators and other university faculty and staff regarding post-award processes.

The University of Nevada, Reno provides a competitive wage and benefits package with a professional work environment. Outstanding benefits include twenty-four vacation days per year, generous sick leave; employer matched retirement plan, medical plan options, and tuition benefit for employees, their immediate family, and domestic partners.

The University of Nevada, Reno is a public institution and was founded in 1874. We offer undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in more than 75 disciplines to our growing student body of nearly 21,000 students. The University's main campus is located in Reno, Nevada, at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the Truckee Meadows and is surrounded by outdoor recreation possibilities. Lake Tahoe is about 40 minutes west, and Pyramid Lake and the Black Rock Desert are about an hour east. These great outdoor locations offer a variety of skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and camping opportunities in addition to their beautiful and unique scenery. The State of Nevada has no state income tax.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience OR Master’s degree and one year of related work experience. Related Experience: accounting experience preferably with grants

Preferred Qualifications:


Contact Information for this Position: Charlene Hart, crhart@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date: 12/05/2016

Job Close Date: 1/2/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Search Number: 72318

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.



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