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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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4-6 Years
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Bachelor Degree

Assistant Director - Grants & Contracts


Business Office

Pos. # 607308 Req. # P481

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director of Accounting Services (Director), primarily responsible for the accurate accounting of the University's millions of dollars in research awarded federal, state, and local grants and contracts. This position will coordinate and manage post award grant accounting processes and procedures with the Office of Research Services (ORS), Principal Investigators (PI's), and university staff; supervise, review, and approve staff prepared billings to award sponsors in accordance with contract agreements, as well as, staff prepared journal entries; certify financial reports with state and federal agencies; review research accounting transactions in Banner Finance ensuring accuracy in account classifications, eligibility of expenditures, and indirect cost calculations per federal, state, and MTSU policies; assist the Director with non-grant restricted fund accounting, budgeting, and reporting; manage cash on hand in major federal programs, determining the need to draw down up to millions of federal funds when appropriate; maintain the university's chart of accounts and coordinate new account creation with university staff and the Director; reconcile monthly the Banner non-student accounts receivable system; compile year-end financial reports, notes, and schedules as assigned, working with auditors as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, major in Accounting required. Four (4) years successful full time paid employment in a progressively responsible accounting position to include one year of the total four years experience required in a supervisory capacity.

SALARY RANGE: $48,325 - $60,809; commensurate with experience

FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume (3) an application submitted at:

POSTING DATE: September 7, 2018

CLOSING DATE: October 5, 2018

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