Job Description - Accountant, Grant
Description View created on 10/25/2014

Accountant, Grant

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 17
Job Title ID: 166500
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Grant Accounting Family

Reports To

Accounting Supervisor or Director.

Job Purpose

To monitor account activities and handle compliance issues for all restricted/grant accounts by ensuring all transactions are properly recorded on the general ledger.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Reviews source documents for compliance to rules and regulations; determines proper handling of financial and technical transactions within designated limits.
  2. Monitors and reconciles reports to the general ledger transactions for accuracy.
  3. Assures compliance with external agency requirements and informs supervisor of any modifications or additions to reporting requirements.
  4. Prepares Federal and State reports.
  5. Interfaces with internal and external parties as required ensuring provision of accurate information.
  6. Assists the department with fiscal and calendar year-end close activities as required.
  7. Provides assistance with annual audit process as required.
  8. Develops or assists with developing procedures to improve departmental workflow.
  9. Acts as backup for Accounting Supervisor or Director of the department.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Preferred

Other

     Preferred

Safety