Contracting Officer II (Accountant)

South Dakota State University
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
USD 17.48 per hour
25 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Posting Details

Logo Institution SD School of Mines Working Title Contracting Officer II (Accountant) Posting Number CSA00891P Department SDSMT-Sponsored Programs Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City Posting Text
LOCATION: Office of Sponsored Programs

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $17.48 + hourly, depending upon education and experience, GH

POSITION PURPOSE: Financial reporting including patent, property and BOR reporting for multiple agencies; external funding billing and invoicing including running billing processes, converting reports to paper or electronic billing, identifying and eliminating unallowable costs/charges, communicating with funding agencies, data entry and reconciling; project close outs including interpreting agency guidelines and OMB Circulars, working with PI's concerning account expenditures and projections, processing corrections and transfers, compiling documentation to complete fiscal requirements for closing out awards; review and approve electronic personnel action forms (EPAF); review and approve internal transactions, including preparation of journal vouchers; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
• generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices and standards.
• generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS).

Ability to:
• interpret, comprehend, and apply laws, rules, and regulations for a variety of funding agencies and the State of SD.
• research, compile and analyze data, providing high level of accuracy with attention to detail.
• establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships, interacting in a supportive manner with students, faculty, staff, and outside agencies.
• communicate information clearly, concisely, and accurately to others both in oral and written form, expressing ideas in a manner that the user can understand, exercising tact, patience, and professional demeanor.
• handle multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly, and meet strict deadlines.
• use a computer.
• provide outstanding customer service.

COMMENTS: Occasional travel, including overnight stays, may be required.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin November 6, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
Posting Date 10/30/2020 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 11/06/2020 Advertised Salary $17.48 + hourly, depending upon education and experience, GH Duration of the Term 12 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search This position requires Travel, Overnight stays If other, please indicate Department Description and Cultural Expectations Affirmative Action Statement Diversity Statement
South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.
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