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Manager Grant Accounting

Creighton University Omaha, NE

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The Grants Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for the oversight and management of post-award grants accounting operations within the Accounting Services Office to ensure compliance with all university policy and procedures, as well as Uniform Guidance and rules and regulations promulgated by granting entities. This position also provides oversight and management of all restricted fund Accounting functions, including the accounting of grant revenues and expenses, to ensure accuracy of monthly and annual grant reporting and directly supervises the work of grants accounting staff.



Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance or related area.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of grants accounting experience with extensive working knowledge of federal and state regulatory agency rules and regulations (i.e., Uniform Guidance, CAS, FAR);

  • At least two (2) years of professional supervisory experience

  • Non-profit or higher education experience



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively select, motivate, lead, train, and evaluate staff

  • Knowledge of financial accounting and grant accounting and compliance terminology.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and customer services skills

  • Ability to operate a personal computer, and including Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to design, analyze, and prepare financial reports

  • Ability to monitor expenditures and maintain data

  • Ability to effectively analyze, review, and reconcile accounts, as well as prepare clear and concise reports

  • Ability to effectively prepare and review work papers for internal and external audits;

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet established timelines in a deadline driven environment

  • Ability to use rational judgment in making work-related decisions based on a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures


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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



Date Posted January 24, 2023
Date Closes January 24, 2024
Requisition 220905
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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