New Manager of Grants & Contracts Accounting , Effective October 15, 2017

Financial & Business Services is pleased to announce that Robert Allen has assumed an additional interim role, including the responsibilities as Manager of Grants and Contracts Accounting. Rob will continue to report directly to Ken Erickson, Director of Research Management & Compliance.

Rob joined the Research Management & Compliance department on April 1, 2016 as the Manager of Cost Accounting & Analysis. Rob is also the Manager of Property Accounting. Rob is a licensed CPA and has extensive professional experience in government regulations, compliance, reporting, financial management, budgeting, cost accounting and auditing.

Rob is familiar with our research portfolio, costs and rates at the University of Utah (he manages the data preparation, review and submissions in our F & A Rate Proposals).

Dawn Atterbury is leaving the university, effective October 14, 2017, and is currently transitioning her Grants & Contracts Accounting roles to Rob. Rob is in Park 416 and his telephone number is 801-581-5635.

Rob is a graduate of the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and holds an MBA degree as a graduate of Utah State University. Rob’s employers (prior to the University of Utah) included the Defense Contract Audit Agency, Hercules Incorporated, Dyno Nobel and TATC.

Please join Financial & Business Services in welcoming Rob as he integrates his experiences into the research mission of the University of Utah.