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Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst - Princeton University

  • 1.  Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst - Princeton University

    Posted 05-20-2021 08:41

    The Office of Finance & Treasury at Princeton University 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 of our colleagues.

    Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst

    The Office of Finance & Treasury at Princeton University seeks an analyst to join our Sponsored Research Accounting team.  The SRA Analyst plays a pivotal role in supporting the mission of the Sponsored Research Accounting department by ensuring financial compliance of the University's sponsored research expenditures, which exceeded $300 million in FY20.

    This position is responsible for managing a complex portfolio of sponsored awards for assigned academic departments and ensuring compliance with federal regulations, sponsors' award agreements and University policies. This position is responsible for performing essential duties including interpreting 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. 

    This position 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.


    Julie Luster
    Manager, Sponsored Research Accounting
    Princeton University
    Princeton NJ
    (609) 258-8608