Welcome to the Office of Research Accounting

Bruce Brownell, Manager
Email: rbb1@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610.758.4212

Jennifer Pastor, Coordinator
Email: jig3@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610.758.3144

Research Accounting Office
526 Brodhead Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Fax: 610.758.5994

About Research Accounting

The Research Accounting Office is responsible for: setting up new grant funds in Banner after proposals become awards; assigning appropriate codes that determine how indirect costs are calculated and distributed; preparing grant billings and recording grant income from sponsors; administering the required effort reporting system for faculty and staff working on grants; ensuring that research accounting operations and university procedures comply with various governmental and sponsor regulations; internal and external financial reporting of research expenditures; and coordination of internal and external audits of research grants and contracts. Research Accounting is also responsible for preparation of the university’s employee benefit rate and indirect cost rate proposals and related space study.

Resources

OMB Circulars Link to OMB - Office of Management and Budget
Maintenance Accounts Maintenance Account Policies
Maintenance Account Procedures
Form to log equipment use (SAMPLE 1)
Form to log equipment use (SAMPLE 2)
Maintenance Account Use Charge Rates
Guide to Grant Reporting Grant Reporting powerpoint
What is a Space Survey? Space Survey powerpoint
COGR Document Compensation and Effort Reporting

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