Under the direction of the Director of Sponsored Research Administration (SRA), this position manages a team responsible for all aspects of accounting, billing, collection and reporting for restricted funds, inclusive of sponsored grants, contracts, gifts, endowments, and institutionally funded research and training programs; ensuring compliance with Federal regulations, sponsor/grantor requirements, and institutional policies and procedures. Critical thinking and personal initiative are required skill sets in ensuring completion of deliverables.
This position facilitates external agency financial audits and is a key leader in the annual Single Audit, including the creation of the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, collecting and compiling the supporting documentation and necessary information for audit responses.
The Manager is responsible for directing the set-up, testing and successful implementation of the grants accounting module in the financial enterprise system and any necessary modifications thereof. He/she also assists in the design and testing of interconnected systems and their related business process flows.
The Manager serves as advisor and partner to principal investigators, project directors, administrative staff and other key stakeholders, with regard to restricted financial reporting and related compliance matters. He/she is responsible for staying informed about financial compliance requirements, maintaining and supporting governing policies and procedures, identifying trends and areas of weakness and vulnerability, making recommendations to leadership when necessary, and driving projects that improve processes and areas of compliance.
Farmington, Connecticut 06030
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