• Read the Award document
    • Identify the applicable regulations and terms and conditions
    • Note any special terms and conditions
    • Note reporting requirements
      • Note systems used and ensure access to them
      • Required format or forms
      • Due dates
  • Understand Sponsor terms, conditions  and/or regulations
  • Understand the applicable regulations & deadlines
  • Ask for assistance
  • Establish and document departmental internal controls
    • Roles and Responsibilities
      • Authorities
      • Delegations
    • Perform regular and routine budget reconciliations
      • Review expenditures with PI for allowability, allocability, and reasonableness
      • Maintain documentation to support costs
      • Establish an award calendar