Office of the Controller

75 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

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Sponsored & Cost Accounting

The Sponsored and Cost Accounting Office is responsible for oversight of financial compliance, reporting, billing & receivables and audits of sponsored projects received by the University.
Office responsibilities include:

  • Facilities & Administration Rate Proposal, including University space study and negotiations of research rates
  • Disclosure Statement CASB form DS-2
  • Review University cost/service centers including rates
  • Financial month-end and year-end closing of PeopleSoft Grant Module and subsidiary ledgers
  • Posting of grant related journal entries to financial system
  • Approval of cost transfers over 90-days
  • Sponsored projects related billing receivables and cash management
  • Financial Report SF-425 and other reports required
  • Financial closeout of sponsored projects
  • Audit of sponsored project expenditures on grants for compliance
  • URI Financial & Administration Policies, Procedures & Manuals
  • PeopleSoft Grants Module, including implementation of upgrades/new functionality, testing, training, etc.
  • Sub-recipient monitoring of A-133 reports after initial year of contract
  • External & Internal Audits on sponsored projects
  • Provide training to University community

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:00

Manuals & Information

URI Controller

Federal Regulations & Circulars

Staff Contact Information

Kingston Campus – 70 Lower College Road, 3rd floor
Assistant Controller Michele Wood 401-874-2353
Director Eileen Tobin 401-874-4908
Chief Research Cost Accountant Ann Cannon 401-874-2351
Chief Research Accountant Chen Gu 401-874-9139
Accountant Terri Pierson 401-874-4032
Accountant Steve Rydell 401-874-2352
Accountant Jane Stach 401-874-5838

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