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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of contract and grant procedures and ability to apply the accounting practices.
  • Good accounting concepts and analysis of accounting transactions.
  • Thorough understanding of key attributes in Oracle or similar Accounting System and its impact on reporting, billing, and recovering costs.
  • Knowledge of Stanford research administration processes particularly post award research administration. * 
  • Experienced with OMB Uniform Guidance and Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133, Cost Accounting Standard (CAS), GAAP.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel.
  • Experienced with Oracle /Stanford systems. *
  • Ability to independently diagnose and solve problems using sound judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Skilled to independently analyze accounting transactions and ability to reconcile financial information.
  • Strong customer service skills. Working collaboratively with different process partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Certifications and Licenses:

None

* - Preferred but not required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*

  • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.
  • Employees of Stanford University are subject to all COVID-19 requirements for Stanford employees, which include being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 pursuant to our vaccination policy.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Remote work arrangements will be considered.

 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Family: Finance

Job Code: 4471

Employee Status: Fixed-term (2 years)

Grade: G

Exemption: Exempt

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