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Program Control Financial Analyst

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Program Control - 250211
Pay Grade: A2 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

You: A talented professional that wants to make a difference in a growing, innovative and collaborative organization where everyone is treated with respect and their efforts are recognized.

University of Dayton Research Institute: A national leader in scientific and engineering research and development, voted by our employees as a Best Place to Work. For over 65 years, we have been supporting government, industry and nonprofit customers in achieving their goals to solve their hardest problems or develop groundbreaking products. UDRI also contributes to the University’s missions of education, research and public service through collaborative research programs involving students, faculty and external partners. We are a growing organization with 750 employees and $180 million in annual sponsored research, but our team members enjoy a small-business sense of camaraderie and respect across all levels of the organization. We operate with the highest level of integrity and believe that we succeed when our employees succeed. Join UDRI and become a valued contributor to our mission and let your talents shine!

The Program Control Analyst is responsible for creating and implementing policies and procedures required of sponsored research programs administered by UDRI. Leveraging knowledge of industry best practices, the Program Control Analyst will ensure our delivered solutions comply with business requirements, accepted accounting practices, and Federal Sponsors’ audit requirements. This position will complete program control functions, such as but not limited to: 1) prepare and submit interim and final financial invoices, reports, and deliverables to the sponsor as required in the award agreement; 2) troubleshoot and resolve financial discrepancies on a monthly basis; 3) review, process, and post subcontract and ODC charges to ensure they are proper and accurate as required; 4) resolve problems with personnel actions, labor and timecard charges, and payroll checks with UD Human Resource office, deans and department heads, division heads, and employees; 5) manage and coordinate the overall financial award closeout process; and 6) support special projects, assignments, and tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

1) Four years of relevant experience; 2) Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or four years’ work experience with government billings and contract closeouts; 3) Possess knowledge of various government agencies financial systems, accounting procedures, terminology and organizational structure; 4) Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and basic experience with the Microsoft Office Suite; 5) Three years’ experience with invoicing and analyzing federal government contracts to include GSA Schedule, Cost Plus, T&M, and FFP contracts; 6) Knowledge of Joint Travel Regulations; 7) Due to the nature of this position, U.S. citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) In depth knowledge of and expertise on Deltek Costpoint; 2) Experience with accounting grant research billing cycle; 3) Excellent demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; 4) Strong proven analytical, problem solving and organizational skills; 5) Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, accuracy and attention to detail;

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Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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