Cost Accounting & Analysis

The Cost Accounting & Analysis office is responsible for assisting the University with the interpretation and application of cost principles related to sponsored award activities.

Cost Accounting & Analysis has responsibility for:

  • Calculating and negotiating the federal reimbursement rate for Facilities and Administrative (F&A) expenses incurred in support of sponsored research and other sponsored projects.
  • Providing rate development guidance for the units that provide goods or services primarily to internal University operations that include federally funded grants/contracts (i.e. service centers).
  • Compiling and submitting data for the annual NSF HERD Survey and other ad-hoc expense reporting.
  • Reviewing effort reports and communicating with Principal Investigators and Department Administrators to facilitate timely certification.
  • Providing guidance to the campus on cost principles related to Post-Award activities as outlined in federal regulations.


Cost Accounting & Analysis staff is located at…

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Amy Steinly-Marks, Cost Analyst
Administration Building, 4th Floor
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250