The SRA (Sponsored Research Accounting) Analyst plays a pivotal role in supporting the University’s research mission by providing financial management and compliance oversight to sponsored research expenditures, which exceeds more than $300 million on an annual basis.
This position serves as the University’s subject matter expert for post award accounting, billing, reporting and compliance to the campus grants community, administrative offices, auditors and sponsors. The SRA Analyst is responsible for managing a complex portfolio of government and non-government awards for assigned academic departments and ensuring expenditures are compliant with governing regulations, specific award agreements and University policies. Academic department administrators depend on the expertise and leadership of the SRA analyst to inform decisions affecting award management, cost allowability, billing, reporting, compliance and award close out. The SRA Analyst manages approximately 250 awards that represent approximately $25-$35 million in annual research expenditures.
This position is also responsible for performing essential duties including interpreting complex contract language for proper contract and bill plan setup in the PeopleSoft 9.2 Grants Management system, responding to inquiries from the University’s grants community and external sponsors, reviewing costs for compliance, certifying financial reports and timely completing the award closeout process.
The SRA Analyst will support the university’s increasing number of international awards and regularly monitor cash receipts for potential currency fluctuations that may adversely affect award budgets and result in financial exposure for the University. This position will also support the accounts receivable process to timely address any incidents of non-payment prior to items becoming collection issues.
This SRA Analyst will leverage data analysis to help identify process improvements for increased operational efficiency as well as perform certain duties with a high degree of independence and accuracy.
The Office of Finance & Treasury actively searches for staff members of exceptional ability and promise who share in Princeton University's commitment to excellence, and who present a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. We offer varied professional opportunities spanning all aspects of financial management, analysis, and processing in support of the teaching and research mission. As part of the University community, we respect the dignity and individuality of each member while trying to foster a sense of shared experience and common purpose. We are unwavering in our commitment to both diversity and community and embrace the variety of talents, backgrounds, and perspectives of all our colleagues.
Award Management and Financial Compliance Oversight
Functional and Technical Expertise
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