Cost Analyst (Sponsored & Cost Accounting)

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A great opportunity to work at the University of Rhode Island!

The Office of Sponsored and Cost Accounting is responsible for oversight of financial compliance, reporting, billing & receivables and audits of sponsored projects received by the University of Rhode Island.

Job Summary:

Assist in the preparation of the indirect rate calculations (Facility and Administrative or F&A) and related analyses and reconciliations, and annual review of service center activity. Responsible for the PeopleSoft grant monthly closing process which includes researching and clearing errors, running processes, and performing reconciliations. Support a variety of projects within the University’s Sponsored & Cost Accounting Office. Provide technical accounting, procedural, and operational support to the Manager of Cost Analysis for Sponsored & Cost Accounting as it relates to the establishment, coordination, maintenance and compliance of the University’s cost accounting standards as well as interpret and support the compliance function regarding federal, state and University requirements for sponsored projects to ensure adequate internal controls and documented processes are fairly administered in the University environment.

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