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Finance/Grant Accountant

Finance/Grant Accountant

University of Florida Libraries Job Location: Florida Apply By: 12/04/2019 Date Created: 11-21-2019

Finance/Grant Accountant   The Finance/Grant Accountant reports directly to the Associate Director of Accounting and participates in managing the financial transactions and obligations of the George A. Smathers Libraries. Working with the Libraries’ Grants Manager, responsibilities include full-cycle management of the Libraries’ grants awards, totaling over 1 million dollars per annum, to meet the needs of the Libraries and the Universities sponsor. The position also provides senior level accounting services to the Libraries, including audits, reconciliations and reporting. The Smathers Libraries include over 400 employees in seven branch libraries, an auxiliary and an interim facility, and 11 additional distinct service and administrative units, located in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Saint Augustine. The annual budget, in excess of $38 million, includes approximately 26 salary accounts, 26 other personal services accounts, 23 departmental budgets, and other special spending budgets. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Finance/Grant Accountant will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives. The search will remain open until December 4, 2019, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply. Address inquiries to Tina Marie Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: tlitchfield@ufl.edu.

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