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Vacancy: Grant Accountant Position Announcement

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Grant Accountant.  This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to SSPO/EPSCoR office. The position will be located in Las Vegas. 


The incumbent will be responsible for the post award processing of sponsored programs.  The post award position oversight of the following core functions:  all aspects of the Workday financial system, processing budget modifications, expense and revenue transfers, revenue and expense budgets, appropriations, and extensions; in addition to effort reporting, data entry, subaward processing and account close-outs.  This position will be required to calculate Facilities and Administrative costs associated with federal and/or for/non-profit awards.  The incumbent will be required to invoice agencies for expenditures and prepare drawdowns with the sponsor.  The incumbent is required to conduct sub monitoring of financial records, provide assistance as needed to research/project administrators internally and to NSHE institutions externally as directed by each subaward.

SALARY:  Grade B (starting salary range approximately $55,000-$61,000 depending on experience). A benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in public or business administration, accounting, finance or related field related to the position, (or) an Associate’s degree with one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in managing the administrative aspect of post award subrecipient monitoring, financial tracking of grants/contracts, provide financial assistance to grant/subaward recipients; and managing fiscal aspects of grants/subawards. Alternately, a combination of education and three (3) years of experience in managing fiscal aspects of grants/contracts/subaward or three (3) years of progressive responsibility in post award administration.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience within Higher Education or Non-profit entities.