Job Description The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Office of Sponsored Projects Accounting and Compliance is currently seeking an Accountant I. Under direct supervision, the Accountant I performs a variety of routine technical accounting work, such as sponsor invoicing, award setup and maintenance and financial reporting, which require the application of accounting theory and practices. The Office of Sponsored Projects Accounting and Compliance (SPAC) serves as a resource and partner to departmental administrators and researchers in all aspects of post-award financial administration. The Office provides accounting and compliance support to the departments who are responsible for sponsored project execution and the day-to-day financial administration of the award. Benefits Information UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. PRIMARY DUTIES Performs entry level professional accounting work such as performing and reviewing reconciliations, trial balances, journal entries, preparing working papers, schedules and reports. Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations. Ensures that transactions are in accordance with applicable authority, policies, procedures, and are recorded consistent with acceptable accounting standards. Provides assistance to support staff to demonstrate or explain procedures. Prepares accounting reports utilizing manual methods and/or computer software. Set up awards in the EUMB system Maintain awards in the EUMB system. Prepare invoices or financial reports for review. Note\: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. EDUCATION \: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field with a minimum of nine (9) credits in Accounting. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Working knowledge of and ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ability to apply basic analytical skills; to operate manual and automated office equipment, personal computers and financial software to input data; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to prepare and present working papers and supporting documentation. OTHER\: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union). Hiring Range\: $38,204.00-$43,902.44 If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday Friday, 8\:30am 4\:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.