DRI's Financial Services Office is looking for a person that performs grants and contracts accounting and post award accounting administration of grants and contracts under the direction of the Post Award Financial Manager. This position works with state, local government, and private sponsors. This position provides support for post award accounting activities of the grants and contracts area of Financial Services Office, including day-to-day administrative and financial functions including receiving new awards, award set-up, maintenance, invoicing, and close-out. The Accounting Assistant II/III will provide support and assistance to business managers, faculty, staff, and any special requests from sponsors, when required, regarding post award accounting activities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities for both Accounting Assistant II and III
Accounting Assistant II Required Qualifications
Accounting Assistant III Required Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for both Accounting Assistant II and III (Required)
Preferred Qualifications for both Accounting Assistant II and III (Optional)
Greater consideration will be given to those who possess one or more of the following skills:
Conditions of Employment
DRI is a recognized world leader in investigating the effects of natural and human-induced environmental change and advancing technologies aimed at assessing a changing planet. For 60 years, DRI research faculty, students, and staff have applied scientific understanding to support the effective management of natural resources while meeting Nevada's needs for economic diversification and science-based educational opportunities. With more than 400 employees and two main campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, DRI is one of eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education.
This is a DRI Technologist Grade 31 position with a minimum starting base salary of $42,863 (Accounting Assistant II) or Technologist Grade 33 position with a minimum starting base salary of $46,396 (Accounting Assistant III); candidates will be hired at the level that is comparable to their experience, skills, and abilities.
DRI offers a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance (Flexible spending and health savings account options available); PERS 15.5% retirement match, 10 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued per month, 11 paid holidays, and educational benefits for employee and dependents. Additionally, there is no state income tax or social security deduction. This position is eligible for relocation assistance.
Application / Review Process
Please upload the following documents in the specified section:
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately and provide all required attachments to receive full consideration. Failure to address each required qualification in the materials will disqualify the candidate from further consideration.
Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made. For more detailed information about DRI, please visit us at www.dri.edu. For questions regarding this position or assistance with your application, please call the recruiting office at 775-673-7335.
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