The Virginia Space Grant Consortium was founded in 1988. The consortium is a part of NASA’s Space Grant program, and is focused on science, technology and engineering education, workforce development and research.
The accountant position maintains and provides budget/financial information and processing to management in order to aid in decision making for a non-profit organization with annual budgets averaging $4.3 million. The accountant reports directly to the Director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium and will work closely with program managers and project coordinators. Key duties and responsibilities include: Conducting periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy. Recording cash receipts and expenses and performing monthly reconciliations of accounts to ensure project budgets are tracked correctly. Preparing quarterly budget reports. Preparing annual budget report to NASA. Developing fiscal reports for sponsoring organizations. Tracking costing trends and establishing budget projection reports. Establishing and maintaining payroll allocations and expenditures. Preparing sponsor and partner invoices and ensuring receivables are collected promptly. Performing detailed ad-hoc financial analyses to assist in decision making by management.
Key duties and responsibilities include:
Prepare quarterly budget reports
Prepare annual budget report to NASA
Prepare biannual reports for presentation to Board of Directors
Establish and maintain payroll allocations with accordance to project budgets
Enter payroll allocation information into payroll system
Prepare and track sponsor and partner invoices
Petty cash maintenance and reconciliation
Other administrative tasks and projects, as assigned
To apply, visit https: https://hera.odurf.odu.edu/careers/ then click “View Current Openings” and select position #19010. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position filled. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/DFW
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent experience.
Five years of relevant experience.
Proficiency in advanced use of Excel software applications. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Skills: Demonstrated excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience in working with university-sponsored programs highly desirable.
Previous experience in working with nonprofit organizations a plus.
Internal Number: 19010
About Virginia Space Grant Consortium
The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) was founded in 1988. The consortium is a part of NASA’s Space Grant program, and is focused on science, technology and engineering education, workforce development and research.
The VSGC is a coalition of five Virginia colleges and universities, NASA, state educational agencies, Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and other institutions representing diverse aerospace interests.
VSGC acts as an umbrella organization, coordinating and developing aerospace-related and high technology educational and research efforts throughout the Commonwealth, and connecting Virginia’s effort to a national community of shared aerospace interests.
The VSGC leverages each dollar of NASA support with more than five dollars of state and other funding to offer a wide range of programs and activities in concert with NASA’s national Space Grant goals.