Accountant - Post-Award Compliance - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Provides accounting support to the Director for Post-Award Compliance. The primary duties include preparing financial statements and other reports; establishing and reconciling budgets; managing business and financial affairs, directing and monitoring human resource paperwork; advising directors regarding all financial matters, working closely with Senior Director for Sponsored Programs on pre-award development.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or a related field plus one year of experience related to the summary of duties or any combination of education and experience totaling five years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in business, accounting, or finance; or a bachelor’s degree in one of the stated majors with two years of experience related to the summary of duties; or any combination of education and experience totaling six years related to the summary of duties.


Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, internal controls, federal tax regulations, fund accounting, and office methods.


Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
Bookkeeping and other budget management skills. Event planning skills.
Interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, and public relations skills sufficient to work with and relate to a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
Skill in data processing and knowledge of PC computer systems and software, including spreadsheets, word processing, accounting software, graphics presentation, and Windows operating systems.
Skill in supervising and training others.


Ability to accurately interpret and communicate to personnel, partners, and external parties the objectives and goals of the grants.
Ability to review, analyze, and prepare accurate financial reports.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Effective problem solving, decision-making, and human relations skills.

Pay Range

$36,319 to $48,425 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • AVPAA/Engaged Learning
  • Accountant - Post-Award Compliance
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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