Regarding sponsored projects, Budget Manager responsibilities include the following:

Expenditure Monitoring

Monitor expenditure activities on sponsored project funds through the budget progress report on a monthly basis to ensure timely and accurate processing.

Daily Transaction Processing

Process daily transaction paperwork associated with sponsored research projects and forward to the Post Award Administrator for review BEFORE processing through Financial Services.

Cost Transfer and Salary Reallocation Processing 

Process required cost transfers documentation, including salary reallocations related to sponsored projects and forward to the Post Award Administrator BEFORE forwarding on the Financial Services.

Time and Effort Certification Reporting

Assist Principal Investigators in the review of Time and Effort Reporting documents, to ensure accurate and timely certification BEFORE forwarding to the Post Award Administrator. 

Project Closeout

Assist PIs working with grant administrators/staff to review project expenditures to ensure timely closeout and submission of financial reporting BEFORE forwarding paperwork to the Post Award Administrator.