Montclair State University is seeking a Director of Grant Accounting to join a collegial management team in the Office of Finance & Treasury. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for someone who has supervised 3 or 4 staff members, managed a portfolio of grants and is now ready to take the next step. We work collaboratively, enjoy what we do and have opportunities to develop throughout our careers. The Director of Grant Accounting position offers an excellent opportunity to join MSU to lead transformative efforts and oversee key sponsored projects’ accounting functions. The position will report into the Controller’s Department, but works closely with the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects.
Providing the highest level of financial stewardship of College resources, this position is responsible for managing grant-related financial information and generating analyses and reports for internal and external funding sources and other stakeholders regarding private grants and sponsored research activities, including matters of compliance. The Director serves as advisor and partner meeting regularly to provide project status updates with principal investigators, project directors, and other grant-holders, including other grants office personnel, in matters of grants administration and fiscal compliance. Throughout, the Director of Grant Accounting will help to ensure that appropriate controls are in place to necessitate internal and external deliverables and as regulations require.