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Grants Accountant IV


Advanced technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. Manage programs/projects that include formulating strategies or administering policies or processes.  Functions with a high degree of autonomy.

Assists with onboarding, training, and mentoring.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Has an active role in onboarding new team members as well as mentoring less experienced team members.
  • Able to manage politically important programs, researchers, research administrators, or projects.
  • Coaches, trains, and teaches campus administrators.
  • Leads division adoption of new systems, upgrades, testing or advises on appropriate role allocation in them. May provide supervision to others and/or provide team leadership.
  • Collaborates with Contracts and Grants Accounting Services executive staff of to develop and implement policies and procedures
  • Works with Contracts and Grants Accounting Services executive staff in formulating and implementing programs for administering both federal and non-federal grants and contracts, and the evaluation and enhancement of the assigned areas of responsibility
  • Plans, formulates, implements and administers accounting techniques that enhance and improve the effectiveness of Contracts and Grants Accounting Services.
  • Independently manages portfolio that may include large and or complex awards.
  • Administers the close out of awards
  • Actively participates in meetings with internal and external constituents

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in contract and grant accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification



*Reserved Classification – Use of this classification outside of UF Contracts & Grants Accounting Services (C&G) requires prior approval by Classification and Compensation

This position may include supervisory responsibility.


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