Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 300884
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Department Specific Responsibilities
Serves as IUB Library and IU Press grant accounts manager assisting the staff with proposals, including budget preparations, posts, reviews, and approves grant and contract expenditures, as well as monitoring accounts for overspending.
Reconciles and analyzes financial transactions for Libraries accounts for any errors and discrepancies and provides resolutions.
Processes IU Press payables, issues check requests for royalty statements, and processes Distribution of Income and Expense documents.
Provides financial reports for Fiscal Officer, as well as IUB Libraries and IU Press staff.
Approves Travel Authorizations and Reimbursements in Chrome Rivers.
May assist with payroll and purchasing for both IUB Libraries and IU Press staff.
Creates customer profiles and invoices in KFS for various IUB Library departments.
Serves as back up approver for KFS, BUY.IU, and Chrome River documents when Head, Libraries Financial Services is out of office.
Using knowledge and application of accepted procedures and standards, performs financial and administrative tasks related to managing the daily and long-term financial and/or administrative operations of an organizational unit or an academic, research, and teaching department within a school or college.
Makes recommendations on policies and guidelines for division/department activities.
Monitors expenditures and statement of accounts to ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal integrity.
Manages general appropriation, endowment, federal and non-federal grants and contracts, and gift funds.
Develops, plans, and makes recommendations on special projects, which may include space allocations, staffing, equipment purchases, and long-range plans.
Prepares operating and project budget drafts independently and/or in coordination with other finance staff.
Regularly explains financial concepts to non-financial employees.
Monitors division/departmental budgets and resolves or recommends resolutions for any significant deviations from approved budgets.
May conduct a variety of human resources activities including employment, labor relations, benefits, training, and classification for unit/department.
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Intermediate understanding of technology; experience using electronic platforms to perform various tasks.
Demonstrates experience solving problems with independent thought
Proficiency in computer systems, including standard Office software; advanced Excel and database skills, including familiarity with complex formulas and Pivot Tables.
Ability to use standard office equipment such as phone, fax, scanner, etc.
Experience managing workflows, processes, and/or data entry.
Intermediate accounting skills; ability to spot obvious errors; ability to develop a budget.
Demonstrates ability to interpret and apply concepts and policies to daily work functions.
Ability to clearly present material and make it accessible to a variety of audiences.
Ability to interpret financial documents from an accounting, policy, and practice perspective.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Herman B Wells Library
Depending on departmental needs, this position is eligible for remote work or to work a hybrid schedule (mix between remote and in-person work), subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs (3 days in office/2 remote days).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.