Addison Group

Grants Accountant

3+ months agoReston, VA

Our client in the DMV area is looking to bring on a Grants Accountant on a temporary to permanent basis.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications
  • 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.

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Job ID: AddisonGroup-489675