Accounting Manager - Grants

Date Posted: July 31, 2019

Job Details

Accounting Manager - Grants
URI Research Foundation
75 Lower College Road, Room #212
Kingston, RI 02881
Accounting Manager - Grants

The University of Rhode Island Research Foundation (URIRF), a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization, is currently hiring an Accounting Manager.‬ This is a full-time (M-F), salaried position located on the URI Campus in Kingston, RI. Occasional travel to the Providence and Portsmouth Offices will be required. Fringe benefits include medical, dental & vision insurance, paid vacation, sick, and personal time, 403(b) pension plan, as well as 12 paid holidays per calendar year. ‬‬‬‬‬

This (new) Position will be responsible for managing the Organization's finances, specifically, accounting for the Company’s Federal and State grants. This Position will report to the Director of Finance and Administration.

The qualified candidate will:
• Coordinate the fringe benefits for staff of approximately 20.
• Be committed to helping the Organization achieve its mission through sound fiscal management.
• Possess high-level skills in budgeting, including federal grants budgeting, and financial analysis.
• Have solid working knowledge of non-profit accounting, federal grants management, and Quick-Books accounting software.
• Have experience with federal and state grant billing and reporting, including preparation of Forms SF-270, SF-424 and SF-425.
• Have sound working knowledge and experience with the Single Audit, 2 CFR 200, and 403B Plan compliance.

Measured competence from the following areas includes:
• A thorough and thoughtful approach to finance that includes, but is not limited to, budget preparation, forecasting, and financial analysis.
• Strong and effective competencies working with individuals and teams.
• Ability to work with and educate management staff in the area of finance, such that they clearly understand the Organization’s financial position.
• Ability to work with and effectively respond to independent Auditors’ requests to ensure a smooth audit process with excellent results.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and comprehension).

‪B.S. degree in accounting; a minimum of 5-7 years related experience and training. Must have experience with Federal and State grant billing & reporting. CPA is strongly preferred, with at least 2-3 years in public accounting / auditing. Must have successful professional experience in team-based work environments. Must have broad range of business aptitude in finance and budgeting.‬‬‬
How to Apply:
Please e-mail resume with cover letter to:

Contact Info

Mary Springer, CPA
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