Grant Accounting Manager

at Robert Half in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Growing client within the Academia field is looking to hire a Grant Accounting Manager with proven experience using university or college accounting systems. In this role, you will be responsible for compliance, budgeting, preparing federal grant packages, preparing journal entries, communicating with principal investors, reconciling payroll and cash disbursement, reviewing purchase order liquidation, maintaining student accounts, developing grant budgets, auditing financials for grant programs, reconciling grants to the general ledger, overseeing accounts payable/receivable balances, preparing compliance reports, and coordinating client meetings regarding financials. The ideal Senior Grant Accountant for this role should have excellent time management abilities, proven ERP skills, and strong month end close experience.

Major Responsibilities

· Create complex financial reports

· Resolve grant discrepancies

· Develop and follow up on grant programs

· Assist with the monthly close process

· Monitor compliance with third party federal regulations

· Reconcile bank and credit card accounts

· Review monthly financial statements

· Perform budget and financial analysis

· Assist with special projects


The ideal Grant Accounting Manager will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar.

Other requirements for the Grant Accounting Manager role include and are not limited to:

· 4-7+ years experience in grant accounting

· MUST HAVE federal, state, and local grant expertise

· 3+ years of leadership experience (must have led a team of 2+ individuals)

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

· Strong US GAAP knowledge

For more information on this Grant Accounting Manager position and other full time accounting and finance opportunities, please contact us at 302.985.5215 and reference JO#00800-0012992356.

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Job Posting: JC260794004

Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

Updated On: Jul 22, 2024

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