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Contracting Officer II (Accountant)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Contracting Officer II (Accountant)
Posting Number CSA00025P
Department SDSMT-Sponsored Programs
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

LOCATION: Office of Sponsored Programs

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $16.12 – $23.51 per hour, depending upon education and experience, GH

POSITION PURPOSE: Financial reporting including patent, property and BOR reporting for multiple agencies; review and approve internal transactions, including preparation of journal vouchers; external funding billing and invoicing including running billing processes, converting reports to paper or electronic billing, identifying and eliminating unallowable costs/charges, communicating with funding agencies, data entry and reconciling; project close outs including interpreting agency guidelines and OMB Circulars, working with PI’s concerning account expenditures and projections, processing corrections and transfers, compiling documentation to complete fiscal requirements for closing out awards; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
•generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices and standards;
•generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS).

Ability to:
•interpret, comprehend and apply laws, rules and regulations for a variety of funding agencies and the State of SD;
•research, compile and analyze data, providing high level of accuracy with attention to detail;
•establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships, interacting in a supportive manner with students, faculty, staff and outside agencies;
•communicate information clearly, concisely and accurately to others both in oral and written form, expressing ideas in a manner that the user can understand, exercising tact, patience and professional demeanor;
•handle multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly and meet strict deadlines;
•use a computer;
•provide outstanding customer service.

COMMENTS: Occasional travel, including overnight stays, may be required.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Posting Date 10/24/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 10/31/2017
Advertised Salary $16.12 - $23.51 per hour, depending upon education and experience, GH
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Travel, Overnight stays
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Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List