Working both independently and as a member of the IANR Business Center Operations team, this position is responsible for the financial management of various funding sources associated with the areas that are supported by the Business Center. Work closely with administrators, faculty and staff to ensure proper accounting procedures, regulations and deadlines are followed regarding each funding source. Financial management activities to include: monitoring and evaluating expenditures to ensure accuracy relative to budget, allowability and funding restrictions; monitoring further obligations with contracts; preparing and analyzing monthly financial and statistical reports; providing guidance on best practices and effective use of resources.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of related finance or grant management work experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience with SAP or large integrated finance system. A willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new hardware and software systems. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in compliance with rules and regulations, including HIPAA and FERPA guidelines on the disclosure of information. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside of reporting lines. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Experience performing project or cost accounting. Experience conducting training. Experience serving multiple units as part of a service team. Experience performing grant-related tasks at a University of Nebraska institution. Experience with NuGrant or similar grants management system. Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to business practices. Knowledge of grant terminology and practices. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.