Job title: Grant Accountant Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Compensation level: Professional D Full-time: 40 hrs. wk Exempt
Opening date: May 24, 2018
Closing date: June 7, 2018
The Grant Accountant reports to the CFO. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accounting for disbursements and the receipts of grant revenues for various grants; preparing reimbursement reports and funding reports; as well as other special projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or finance or closely related field. A minimum of 15 credit hours in accounting is required for all applicants
- Three years’ of progressive experience preparing balance sheets, general ledger preparation and posting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting
- Two years’ experience as a Grant Accountant performing similar duties preferably in a not for profit or government environment
- Three years’ experience analyzing, evaluating, and summarizing financial records for accuracy in conformance with GAAP rules and regulations
- Computer literate, specifically with advanced working knowledge and experience in Excel. Black Baud accounting software, preferred
1. Maintain daily grant expenditure tracking reports, with attached supporting documentation. Prepare monthly grant reimbursement reports for various grants.
a. Daily access the On-Line Banking module and match payments to disbursements journals. Process vendor electronic payment requests. Prepare journal entries for ACH transactions.
b. Attach all relevant information to the grant reimbursements, including but not limited to payroll reports, A/P reports, internal allocation reports, journal entry explanations, etc.
2. Meet tight deadlines and complete a multitude of activities including general ledger preparation, grant analysis, and reporting.
a. Prepare various billing and reimbursement request within the deadline set by each grant.
b. Prepare the fiscal quarterly and annual reports for grants under the families program.
c. Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reporting.
d. Resolve complex accounting issues.
e. Research the code and regulations to ensure compliance with fiscal requirements.
f. Prepare various cost allocations.
g. Serves as MIFA’s primary day-to-day fiscal contact person for various contracts.
Other duties and Responsibilities:
- Promotes and displays professional conduct and attitude that is conducive to team work, and the meeting of organizational and departmental goals.
- Maintain cooperative relationships with local, state, federal and other funding sources and with the program personnel.
- Provides direct analytical support to the CFO for families grants.
- Participate in preparation for annual agency financial audit.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Chief Financial Officer; Full-time (40 hours per week)/ Exempt Starting Rate $19.67 – $21.99 per hour
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.
Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.
MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period: Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.
MIFA employment guidelines
MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.
MIFA is a non-smoking facility.
Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.
Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.
Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.
Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN 38126 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. prior to the closing date. No phone calls, please.
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