Our client in the DMV area is looking to bring on a Grants Accountant on a temporary to permanent basis.
- Reviews monthly field office grant operating expense reports for completeness, accuracy, allowability and compliance in line with 2 CFR 200, clients policies and donor's requirements.
- Prepares and uploads journal entries for monthly actuals for program related expenses (e.g., field offices business expense report, in-kind contributions, reclassifications, etc.)
- Reviews subrecipient reports, consultant and vendor payments, prepares advance wires for field offices business expenses, reconciles advance accounts. etc.).
- Prepares spending trackers, calculates burn rates, accounts for outstanding commitments, runs general ledgers on a monthly basis and distributes the spending reports to DC program and field staff.
- Prepares donor financial reports (e.g., SF-425 for USG donors; private donor reports on their own reporting template and schedule per provisions of the agreements).
- Prepares, submits, and follows up on wire transfers and/or direct deposits.
- Maintains the data integrity of all financial transactions for all assigned awards and assists program managers, auditors, donors in identifying and collecting appropriate expense documentation.
- Collaborates with Field Finance Managers from assigned countries and grant portfolios on expense inquiries, supporting materials, expense allowability, policies, additional awards, and general inquiries.
- Performs award close outs at the end of the project.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Possession of a Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting.
- At least two years' experience reviewing financial transactions against grant provisions to determine allowability of such transactions.
- At least two years' experience interpreting and applying grant rules and regulations from government entities (e.g., OMB circulars) and/or private donors.