Job accountant in Louisville, KY at University of Louisville

Job Details

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Company University of Louisville
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Louisville, KY
Industry Colleges & Universities
Sector Education
Salary 32053 - 32053 USD per HOURLY
Job Location Louisville, KY

Job Description


Location: Non-Campus Other

Time Type:

Full time

Worker Type:


Job Req ID: R102021

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.� Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements.

Position Description:

This position is responsible for post award administration, compliance and fiscal management of grants and contracts awarded from federal, state and local government and private funding agencies. Applies specialized knowledge and interprets rules, regulations procedures and policies from funding agencies and combines those with university policies. Must have excellent customer service skills as well as independent judgement and discretion in the management of grants and contracts working with project director, funding agency personnel and University and faculty personnel. Examples of duties include reviewing, interpreting funding documents and campus policies and procedures; researching, interpreting and applying appropriate funding agency regulations and federal regulations as required by each award; maintaining contact with funding agencies regarding fiscal and reporting requirements; informing and working with project personnel to ensure regulatory compliance, including the fiscal management of grants/contracts; reviewing, analyzing and preparing reports; maintain documentation for audits; review and approve disbursements to ensure conformity with funding agency and University policies and regulations.

The position may be remote or hybrid (remote/office) after in-person training is complete.� On-site training takes approximately two months.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain a small portfolio of sponsored projects and assist in the closeout of all sponsored projects that have been expired for more than 6 months.
  • Facilitate the processing, accuracy, and timeliness of Sponsored Program A/R matter, including grant set-up, billing and collection of past due invoices.
  • Analyze grant billing and collections, revenue and expense recognition, data integrity of grant transactions for fiscal reporting/compliance.
  • Prepare fiscal reports to sponsoring agency in an accurate and timely manner; perform revenue and expenditure analyses, closeouts of assigned grants and other fiscal reporting duties.
  • Provide customer service with respect to grant operations and compliance.� Provide requested grant related information and reports to internal/external entities as well as providing requested information to State, Federal, and other outside agencies in an accurate and timely manner.
Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 6 months' experience in accounts receivable or in an accounting role.

  • Service Excellence - responsive, informs constituents of process, pleasant to work with, educates and provides timely, accurate information.
  • Organized - manages time effectively, keeps tasks appropriately prioritized.
  • Critical Thinking - ability to think through issues and identify appropriate options.
  • Work Ethic - motivated, diligent, industrious, and persistent in the workplace, stays on tasks to completion, works at a fast pace to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Analytical- evaluating data and other information with the ability to choose the best solution and make recommendations.
  • Flexible - ability to change directions as needed for the good of the department or organization.
  • Interpersonal - can build effective, strong working relationships with colleagues and management through trust, communication, and credibility.
Target Compensation Maximum:


Target Compensation Minimum:


Compensation will be commensurate to candidate experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

Assistance and Accommodations

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at or by phone 502-852-6258.

Job Location

Louisville, KY

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