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Assistant Director, Research & Sponsored Programs Accounting

Camp Notre Dame, IN
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University of Notre Dame

Assistant Director, Research & Sponsored Programs Accounting

The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Assistant Director, Research & Sponsored Programs Accounting.

Applications will be accepted until 3/21/2018.

This position will assist the Assistant Controller in ensuring, for the University's portfolio of sponsored programs, financial compliance with all pertinent federal laws, Circulars, Regulations, institutional policies, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) applicable to higher education. The Assistant Director will manage and direct the accounting activities of six Sr. Accountants deployed throughout the University and will collaborate with Notre Dame Research Administration regarding post award fiscal administration of the University's sponsored awards. The position's responsibilities include: reviewing complex grant awards to identify and address any areas of potential risk related to financial compliance; assist in the presentation of financial-related training programs, support interim and year-end responsibilities and other various audit tasks; manage the constructed equipment process associated with sponsored awards; and communicate with Principal Investigators and administrative personnel campus-wide regarding sponsored program fiscal matters, as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
BA or BS in Accounting or Finance with a strong background in accounting and/or auditing coursework. Five to seven years accounting in higher education, governmental or public accounting is also required. Prior accounting/business experience must have required decision making, analysis and presentation skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with proficiency with Microsoft Office software.Previous experience managing or supervising staff is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
CPA is desired, with emphasis on auditing experience, or Master level business/accounting course work. Past experience in systems and data mining techniques and a working knowledge of the federal administrative requirements and cost principles contained in OMB Uniform Guidance is also preferred.

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S171004. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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