Type of Policy

The purpose of the Grants and Contracts Accounting Office is to provide fiscal and administrative support to the Institute in its contribution to the fulfillment of the scientific and technical needs of the State of Georgia through education, research and service. The primary functions of G&C: Financial administration of Georgia Tech's (excluding GTRI) sponsored projects; special studies relating to indirect costs, fringe benefits, and cost centers; audit liaison related to external audits; ensuring that the Institute's payroll reporting system documentation is in compliance with OMB Circular A-21, Revised; interpretation and implementation of Federal guidelines as related to sponsored projects administration.

The Office of Grants and Contracts Accounting is required to follow an established set of guidelines and policies set forth by the Federal Government, State of Georgia, the Board of Regents and the Institute.

Organizationally, Grants and Contracts Accounting Office report to the Associate Vice President for Financial Services but works in close partnership with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC).