Job Function: Central General Business Office Operations
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Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States (on-site)
18 days ago
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States
18 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$125,000.00 - $130,000.00
Min Experience
Over 10 Years
Min Education
4 Year Degree
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Central/General Business Office Operations


Position Function:

The Director, Sponsored Programs Accounting is responsible for leading the Sponsored Programs Accounting Office within the Controller and Treasurer’s Office.  The position also assists Business Managers, Accountants and other fiscal personnel at the university.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Responsible for coordinating the preparation of the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, Schedule VII – Restricted funds for the university financial statements, National Science Foundation HERD Survey, and other reports related to restricted funds as needed.

2.      Responsible lead for the annual Single Audit for the university.

3.      Responsible for assisting PIs and their respective fiscal staff with sponsoring agency audits, desk reviews, site visits and other compliance engagements.

4.      Responsible for enhancing and/or developing procedures and practices to implement university policy, management decisions, and applicable guidance related to post-award Research Administration.  

5.      Responsible for ensuring the university is adhering to sponsor regulations to include: 

A. Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200 of Federal Register)

C.  State Regulations

D.  Private Industries

E.  International companies and universities

6.      Responsible for monthly indirect cost calculation/distributions posting.

7.      Responsible for the development and implementation of system enhancements to continue to provide efficient and effective reporting and to enhance ongoing compliance efforts.

8.      Responsible for collaborating with the Office of Sponsored Projects, ORED, Internal Audit, sponsoring agencies, state and federal auditors and colleagues at other universities to assist PIs and their respective fiscal staff to accomplish the goals and objectives of each restricted project and the overall research enterprise for the university.

9.      Responsible for overall management of the Sponsored Programs Accounting office to include assignment of duties and responsibilities.  Areas of responsibility include day to day operational duties, business process improvement efforts, compliance efforts, and outreach and training initiatives.

10.  Responsible for the office budget commitments and expenditures.

11.  Direct report for manager for Sponsored Programs Accounting and Sr. Cost Accountant.

12.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job ID: 74060009
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