Financial Research Administrator - AIM AHEAD

University of North Texas Health Science Center
June 12, 2023
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Financial Research Administrator - AIM AHEAD Department HSC-Inst for Health Disparities-300220 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The Institute for Health Disparities (IHD) is supported by extramural grants and awards from local, state and national funding agencies. IHD is seeking a candidate who will provide high-level support to the AIM-AHEAD team at IHD in all aspects of managing financial functions.

Position Overview

The Financial Research Administrator position oversees the financial administration of grants and contracts from budget setup through award closeout and ensures compliance with all Federal, State, University and sponsor policies, procedures and rules. This position and office work closely with the Vice President and Executive Director of IHD, as well as other financial and administrative units across the campus and throughout the University of North Texas system. It provides efficient and effective research administration services to the IHD stakeholders. This position is on the campus of UNT Health Science Center, and reports to Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha, Regents Professor and Vice President.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four (4) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with research applicable OMB Circulars, Uniform Guidance, effort reporting, cost sharing, overhead rates. Knowledgeable of accounting standards (GAAP, GASB, CASB) and internal control procedures. PeopleSoft experience preferred. Experience with report writers, e.g. Summit dashboard, SQL.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Senior Budget Analyst Physical Requirements Carrying, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Serves as a member of the IHD administration and provides priorities to the Directors of the Institute on various issues related to budgeting and service center/revenue components and manages day-to-day functions for IHD project- based finance activities


Provide financial accountability and ensured compliance with state and university procedures and internal control guidelines for accounting, reporting, and administrative services for all chart strings in the institute


Oversees IHD finances with respect to grant funding, OTA funding and contract funding. Oversees all post-award functions for grant funded projects


Manage sub-contract invoice process for sponsored projects. Resolve accounting issues including project over runs, and accelerated spending and grant expiration dates.


Explores various cost-effective and revenue-generating concepts and researches operations/services provided by other entities to ensure best practices


Prepare annual budgets; Forecast 5-year budget projections considering all grants/projects in preparation of the annual budget process and internal planning


Approve all reimbursement requests, Pcard purchases, procurements, Personnel Action Forms for new hires, and purchase orders related to sponsored research projects checking for availability of funds, reviewing allowability under contract terms and conditions, and screening for correct capital equipment classifications. Communicate with Principal Investigators (PIs) if alternative funding is required.


Prepare and submit interim and final financial reports for sponsors, including cost share reports. Preparation of sponsor financial reports includes analysis of project budgets; expenditures; encumbrances and receivables. Perform grant and contract close out function including revenue/expense analysis.


Process journal entries for cost transfers; cross campus payments; expense reimbursement; and internal project funding.


Performs all other duties as assigned

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S6403P

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