The Research Project Accountant (RPA) is responsible for the financial planning, compliance, management and reporting of one or more major, complex research projects. These responsibilities include problem-solving with respect to the specific research projects they are assigned to, preparation of internal and external financial statements, management of the relationship between and the requirements of internal and external stakeholders, financial planning and analysis and ensuring adherence and compliance with financial guidelines and requirements as specified by sponsors and/or University policies. In addition, this position will include the provision of data for strategic financial planning and management. The individual must have a good working knowledge of policies and procedures to provide guidance on general day-to-day operations.
This role is contingent on funding.
Financial project planning, analysis and strategic decision support
Financial administration, management and external reporting of research program
Eligibility and Compliance Review and Facilitation of audits
Manage and foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders