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Florida Atlantic University
Division of Research
777 Glades Road
Admin Bldg, Rm 207
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561.297.2098 fax

What We Do - the Functions of Research Accounting

Research Accounting is one branch of Florida Atlantic University's Division of Research. The department is responsible for the post award administration of externally funded research programs and projects at the university. The following list identifies the department's specific functions:

  • Establish new accounts for sponsored projects
  • Establish cost share accounts
  • Establish program income accounts
  • Review and approve Purchase Requisitions, Expenditure Transfer Forms, and Tuition Waivers on sponsored projects
  • Invoice sponsors
  • Collect revenue from sponsors and follow up on outstanding invoices
  • Reconcile cash balances on sponsored projects
  • Monitor the amount of cost share met on sponsored projects
  • Prepare and submit financial reports to sponsors
  • Prepare and submit property reports to sponsors
  • Close out expired sponsored projects
  • Provide guidance on financial compliance issues for sponsored projects
  • Establish policies and procedures concerning the post award administration of sponsored projects
  • Provide training on grants management topics
  • Monitor subrecipients
  • Serve as a liaison with federal, state, sponsor, and internal auditors
  • Develop and negotiate the University's indirect cost rate proposal

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