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Office of Sponsored Research - Post Award

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The Office of Sponsored Research Post Award unit provides financial post-award services for sponsored awards. Post Award staff which include research accountants and associates, collaborate with faculty, department administrators, and partner groups to ensure compliance with sponsor terms and conditions, University policies, and federal regulations and requirements related to financial management of sponsored projects.

Research accountants establish accounts in the financial system, review cost transfers for compliance with University and sponsor policies, fund cost-sharing PTAs, close out awards, prepare financial reports and monitor financial activities for sponsored projects during the life of the award. 

Post Award coordinates with Sponsored Receivables Management (SRM) on billing and letter-of-credit (LOC) draws.  Post Award also works closely with Research Administration Policy and Compliance (RAPC) on annual Uniform Guidance audits and facilitates on individual sponsored project award audits.

OSR Accountant Assignments for all Schools, Independent Laboratories, Institutes & Centers

OSR Post Award & Research Financial Systems Organization Chart

School/Dept. and OSR Post Award Roles and Responsibilities