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Business/Accounting Specialist

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Business/Accounting Specialist
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Perform financial operations related to Vermont Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VT EPSCoR), a program designed to fulfill the National Science Foundation’s mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide. Implement and coordinate financial processes related to managing multiple budgets and federal reporting. Work with Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) department and federal agencies for compliance with the regulations for federal awards. Communicate with UVM and subcontractors. Manage multiple and complex accounts, subcontract planning and management, and preparation of grant proposals. Work with administrative staff for accounting reporting, compliance, analysis and annual meeting preparation. Cross training with Data Specialist.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field and two to four years’ related experience required. Proficiency with accounting, office, spreadsheet and database applications required. Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Experience with budgeting and data analysis required. Working knowledge of business processes required.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with grant management highly desirable.

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel highly desirable.

Other Information

Candidates must complete a 6 month probationary period.

Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
Category Administrative/Support, Business/Finance, Financial, Grants Management, Staff/Administrative
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 35000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 66400.00
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 03/13/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Business/Acctng Specialist
Posting Number S1493PO
Department EPSCoR/30010
Position Number 00023859
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document (1)