The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applicants for an Accounting Assistant to assist in post-award accounting support. The overall responsibility of this position is to gather and process financial transactions for WV Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) activities, and to provide accounting assistance to researchers as well as contract and expense tracking support. The mission of WVCTSI is improve the health of West Virginians by building infrastructure and statewide collaborations to enable clinical and translational studies; by developing successful researchers throughout the state of West Virginia; by supporting grant applications to federal and private funding agencies; and by developing outreach to the citizens of WV. This position will work across all WVCTSI cores and programs.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Maintenance of accurate and complete financial records and documentation.
Prepare financial documents including service agreements and create requisitions in the WVU Mountaineer Marketplace in accordance with the policies and procedures of West Virginia University, the WVU Research Corporation and WVCTSI. Maintain an up-to date status of accounts of the WVCTSI.
Process and analyze purchase orders, initiating cancellations, finalizing open orders and other actions as necessary to finalize transactions and close out accounts.
Process inventory forms and tags as needed. Maintain file of inventory tags.
Monitor and reconcile assigned accounts and projects, prepare financial reports as needed.
Support staff with travel settlements and reimbursement.
Provide financial support to WVCTSI members as needed.
Assist in the year-end and grant close out.
Assist with WVCTSI budgeting process.
Comply with federal, state, accounting principles, WVU and WVU Research Corp policies, procedures and regulations.
West Virginia University Research Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. West Virginia University Research Corporation values diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.