National Conference on College Cost Accounting

Job Opportunity: The University of Notre Dame

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: The University of Notre Dame

    Posted 08-06-2018 08:53
    Dear NACCA Community,

    Please see the following job opportunity:

    The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Cost Accounting, Program Manager.

    Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2018.

    This position is responsible for the coordination of University-wide costing requirements related to research.  Areas of involvement include annual Service Center cost studies, Facilities and Administrative (F&A) cost rate studies and proposals, preparation of annual Fringe Benefit rates proposal and financial oversight of Fringe Benefit and F&A cost recoveries.  Responsibilities will also entail rate monitoring, cost and revenue analysis, on-site observations of research activities and familiarity with research space in both on- and off-campus facilities. This position will also assist with maintaining University policies and procedures related to Cost Accounting Standards.  Frequent interaction with faculty and staff in the academy and University administrators will be required. 

    BA or BS in Accounting or Finance with a strong background in accounting and/or auditing coursework. Three to five years accounting in higher education, governmental, or public accounting. Knowledge and understanding of all pertinent federal regulations and the Uniform Guidance, GAAP, and GAAS applicable to higher education. Prior accounting experience must have required decision making, analysis, and presentation skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in addition to proficiency with Microsoft Office software.

    CPA or Master level business/accounting coursework. A working knowledge of federal administrative requirements and cost principles contained within the Uniform Guidance, CAS, GAAP, and GAAS applicable to higher education is also preferred.

    The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, IN.  The University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top higher education workplaces in the country in the 2018 Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality staff and administration. Toward this end, the University shall continue its commitments to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action goals.

    Please apply online at to Job # 13605. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

    The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.