University of Texas at San Antonio Grant Accountant I/II/III in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Grant Accountant I/II/III

Requisition Number BES20160561P

Department Posting Name Office of Sponsored Project Administration

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? No

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked


If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate Level I: $26,328 - $42,120/Annualized; Level II $31,848 - $50,964/Annualized OR Level III 37,812 - 62,388

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education

Field of Study

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a concentration in accounting or a related field.

MS Office Experience Required Excel

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

-Experience with an ERP system.

-Intermediate to Advanced level Excel skills.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Grant Accountant I:
-No Experience required.

Grant Accountant II: - Two years of experience in grant accounting OR post award administration of sponsored projects.

Grant Accountant III: - Four years of experience in grant accounting OR post award administration of sponsored projects.

  • Good communication skills and ability to work with others.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No

Other Skills Preferred

  • Experience in Grants Billing and Accounts Receivable.

  • Three to five years of grant accounting experience.

  • Experience working in a complex financial environment.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft FMS.

  • Ability to interpret contract and grant terms and conditions.

  • Higher Education experience.

Description of Job Duties

-Prepare and submit billings to sponsoring agencies.

-Prepare expenditure reports in compliance with the sponsor’s terms and conditions.

  • Prepare special financial reports.

  • Prepare Budget transfer entries.

  • Setup new awards and projects in ERP system.

  • Reconcile expenditures on project budgets.

  • Reconcile letter of credit draws and expenditures.

  • Assist with reporting, as needed.

  • Assist with award closeouts, as necessary.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Posting Open Date 10/18/2016

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: Based on management’s assessment of applicant qualifications, position will be filled as level I, II, or III.

Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.