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Staff Accountant, Grants

Calumet College of St. Joseph
Job Location:
Business and Financial Services

Position Summary:

The Staff Accountant – Grants is responsible for pre- and post-award grant accounting, including internal and external reporting and maintaining compliance with Uniform Guidance, other regulations, and grant agreements. Serve as member of the team for each grant, working with the Grants Office in the context of each grant to ensure proper use and reporting of funds. Position is grant funded through September 30, 2028.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create pre-award budgets and pro-forma financial statements.
  • Perform all post-award grant accounting, including journal entries, reconciling and preparing accurate and timely monthly reports for internal monitoring of funds received, spent and remaining for each grant.
  • Ensure compliance with Uniform Guidance, other applicable statutes and regulations and terms of grant agreements.
  • Prepare grant reports required by external funding organizations and other required financial documentation.
  • Work with other finance team members to understand grant terms and established budgets.
  • Prepare requests and supporting documentation for timely draw down/transfer of grant funds and/or reimbursement requests.
  • Attend routine meetings with each grant team to provide financial updates and ensure funds are being used in accordance with the grant and spent in a timely manner.
  • Analyzing variances between actual and budgeted expenses and revenue for grants.
  • Prepares audit work sheets, schedules, reports and supporting documentation to be used during grant audits by federal, state or other related agencies and external auditors.
  • Conduct special analysis as requested and provide resolutions and recommendations.

 Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business; degree in accounting preferred
  • 2 years of related work experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Products (Excel and Word) and general computer skills
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Understanding of Uniform Guidance
  • Ability to meet manage one’s own schedule deadlines and establish priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for payroll-related grant items.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing.

Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume/CV

Employment at Calumet College of St. Joseph is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and a background check.

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