College of Engineering and Information Technology's Shared Services Center
The College of Engineering and Information Technology and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are dedicated to research, innovation, and education. The College works in partnership with state and federal agencies and industry to promote the transfer of research applications that benefit society. We distinguish ourselves by our continued commitment to cross-disciplinary research and education. We provide outstanding education opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students to contribute to the professional workforce in engineering, computer science, and information systems.
Within the College, the mission of the Shared Service Center is to provide support services to the students, faculty, and staff of the College and University to enable greater success in education, research, and fulfillment of College and University strategic goals and objectives.
This position will be a member of the College’s Shared Services Center, within the Sponsored Projects Team. The incumbent will be responsible for reconciling, managing, reporting and analyzing sponsored projects budgets within the College of Engineering and Information technology with supervision.
Specific duties include: reconciling and reporting on all research related accounts and activities within the College, including sponsored, Self-Support, foundation and all other research accounts; reconciling monthly accounts; making journal entries, payroll transfers, and budget revision requests; sub-award management; generating reports for PIs, forecasting/projections; reviewing project financial status with PIs per the frequency they’ve requested; assisting OCGA in Grant Closeout processes for assigned projects; RT management and transaction approvals for all research accounts; facilitating the campus’ effort report certification process within the college; ad hoc analysis as requested by leadership and/or PIs; and performing other duties as assigned
This position is an entry-level position and has career opportunity for growth to Specialist and Senior Specialist.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or related field required.
Strong customer service focus
Experience in Excel and other Microsoft Office software
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
At least one year of experience in budgeting, financial analysis, reconciliation, financial reporting, forecasting, or other related accounting/finance/analytical responsibilities.
Experience in grant administration, particularly post-award grant administration
Experience in PeopleSoft and/or Kuali software
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For best consideration, please upload a cover letter and resume.
Review of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application by June 11, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMBC, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMBC, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Further information is available at: https://covid19.umbc.edu/vaccine/
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities.
Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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Internal Number: 493377
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.