Grant Accountant
Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

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Grant Accountant

Department this Position Reports to:

Office of Sponsored Projects

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SEIU Level:

Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category:

Regular Full Time

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Location of Position:

Hanover, NH 03755
11 Rope Ferry Road #6210

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Position Purpose:

Within the Cost Analysis Team in the Office of Sponsored Projects, the Grant Accountant works as part of a customer-focused post-award team to provide a full range of post-award services and expertise to Dartmouth faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

Bachelors plus 1-2 year(s) of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business, or the equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience working in an accounting field.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of computerized financial accounting programs.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to set priorities.
  • Initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated confidence and tact to work well with others.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Oracle General Ledger software, strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Grant Accounting preferred.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Rebecca Clogston, Assistant Director, Cost Analysis Team

Talent Acquisition Consultant:

Mathias Machado

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Accounting Functions - Maintains and updates Dartmouth's grants and contracts billing systems; reviews award terms and conditions; creates and maintains sponsor payment schedule in Oracle Grant Accounting (OGA); facilitates invoicing and collection for a large and diverse portfolio of sponsors; assists the Sponsored Research Managers with closeout/reconciliation of grants and contracts.

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General Ledger Transaction and Reporting Support - Deposits checks and identifies wire transfers for input and application into Oracle Accounts Receivable module; assists in preparation of various grants and contracts financial reporting; prepares journal entries for reimbursements, cash allocations, and corrections; processes transactions and resolves issues on Dartmouth sponsored accounts; reviews and follow up on questionable financial transactions; provides answers and/or assistance to Dartmouth staff and sponsor email inquiries.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned

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