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Grant Accountants manage financial operations taking place after grant administration. Typical job duties listed on a Grant Accountant example resume are collecting financial information, tracking expenses, cultivating the relationship with the funding source, solving grant accounting issues, and performing other tasks as assigned. Employers select resumes making display of the following abilities: financial operations knowledge, analytical thinking, communication skills, accounting expertise, computer operation, accuracy, and confidentiality. Education requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting.

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Grant Accountant (accountant Iii)

Primary responsibility for general ledger operations and financial reporting for $13 million grant and community development fund. Responsible for preparing appropriation requests, reviewing journal entries, preparing adjustment entries, budget management and state and federal reporting.

  • Prepared Special Revenue Fund section of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA).
  • Processed federal cash transaction reports (SF-272) and fund reimbursements for HUD grants, Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) financial section and ensured [company name], sub recipient and HUD records reconciled.
  • Prepared quarterly multi-fund revenue reconciliation of city general ledger activity to Virginia Auditor of Public Account records. Average quarterly reconciliation of $77 million.
  • Responded to inquiries from funding agencies.
  • Performed sub recipient reviews and prepared review reports.
  • Initiated aggressive measures to research inactive grants carried on the general ledger resulting in reduction of old grants by 23% in less than 4 months.
  • Implemented procedures to match expenses and revenues resulting in a significant balance sheet reduction in year-end receivables.
  • Created new project IDs for conversion to PeopleSoft Accounting System and assisted conversion team with testing.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Grant Accountant

Managed a portfolio of 9 different PI's and their 20 various federal and private grants

  • Coordinated the pre-award submission package and budget preparation
  • Coordinated all Non-Competing Continuation (Progress Reports) for NIH funded grants
  • Monitored allowable costs for all NIH funded grants
  • Reconciled all PI, Postdoctoral Associate, and staff effort in compliance with the funding agency's policies
  • Maintained Grant projection spreadsheets that are presented monthly to individual PI's
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
3

Grant Accountant

Monitored budget and expense transactions closely while assisting project directors and staff in performing account maintenance of grants and contracts including account set-up to the general ledger, budget revisions, expense transfers and check requests.

  • Managed and directed over $200 Million in billing and expense accounts, including all federal, federal pass-through partnerships, state and other grants and contracts;
  • Served as departmental liaison to the Office of Sponsored Research Programs, budget, payroll, human resources, procurement, accounts receivable and accounts payable departments;
  • Reviewed, investigated and corrected errors with journal entries on a daily basis.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts Business Administration
BS
Accounting
4

Grant Accountant, Intern

Ensured encumbrances and payments are correct and in full compliance with all applicable fiscal and program contract requirements

  • Tracked and monitored all charges made to designated program funds, prepared periodic reports to funding sources, closed out completed programs, and reconciled total expenses to authorized funding
  • Prepared and processed journal entries, cash receipts, budget vouchers, and adjusting journal entries
  • Managed 40 programs and handled same accounts totaling more than $1 billion
  • Prepared quarterly expense and financial status reports for tracking of budgets and allocated funds to grants
  • Audited direct payment (travel & expense reimbursement) vouchers and reconciled accounts, bank deposits, cash receipts, grants, and funds
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MBA
Accounting And Financial Management
Accounting
5

Grant Accountant

Oversaw preparation, monitoring and reporting for $15M youth grant.

  • Conducted internal reviews of grant processes.
  • Served as principal financial resource and contact for subcontractors to ensure fiscal compliance of GAAP and OMB circulars.
  • Monitored all grant and contract purchases to ensure compliance with the Department of Labor.
  • Managed grant closing procedures.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Accounting And Financial Management
6

Grant Accountant

Responsible for the fiscal management of grants and contracts in accordance with federal government regulations (A-110, A-133), state/local regulations, prepared audit schedules, provided on-going financial and contractual compliance consultation to program staff.

  • Managed grant closeout functions as required by the Grants and Contracts Administration.
  • Analyzed and reviewed expenditures of funds for grants and contracts to ensure compliance.
  • Conferred with sponsors and contract officers in resolving budgeting and compliance issues.
  • Generated reports and documentation that supported project closeout activities
  • Coordinates and facilitates new-hire orientation and maintains accurate and up to date team member personnel files, including training records and scheduled training, as needed.
  • Serve as the liaison for worker's compensation, health insurance benefits and all other benefits
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AA
Accounting
BS
Business Administration
7

Grant Accountant

Managed the Grants and Budget. Analyzed, reconciled and verified accuracy of expenditures of approximately 60 grants. Produced and distributed monthly grant accounting statements.

  • Prepared and tracked budget. Provided financial reports to appropriate personnel.
  • Managed Journal Entries/Foundation Activities.
  • Established accounts and closed out accounts.
  • Supervised Account Payable and Account Receivable personnel.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Master of Science
8

Grant Accountant

Governed finances of several contracts ensuring that they were within their yearly budget on a monthly basis.

  • Collaborated with contract agencies and directors to maximize our monthly reimbursement for any expenses incurred.
  • Utilized Keane Ledger Systems and several other software systems to record journal entries and maintain our general ledger.
  • Accomplished simultaneous close-outs of contracts, making sure contracts were used properly and to its maximum amount.
  • Participated in various engagements from agencies to ensure that expenses were pertinent and used according to the contract.
  • Organized various expense budgets to forecast expenditures throughout the year.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
Architecture
BS
Accounting
9

Grant Accountant

Reviewed and modified budgets submitted to awarding agencies.

  • Prepared financial status reports for awarding agencies.
  • Monitored expenditures to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Performed a variety of accounting duties on awarded grants including performing financial projections for Doctors who performed the research.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of the "3-way template project" that automated the setup and monitoring of grants.
  • Interacted with information technology and general accounting areas for preparation on the general ledger.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Grant Accountant

  • Prepared program budgets and provided financial and payroll data needed to apply for new grants.
  • Monitored financial activities of grant funded programs, and produced monthly reports for the State of Illinois Mental Health programs
  • Billed funding sources monthly to reimburse program expenses.
  • Cleared backlog of account reconciliation for various programs dating back to the 1980s, and closing several programs in the process. Performed monthly variance analyses for selected grant programs.
  • Performed monthly closing activities, led for OMB A/133 pre-audits, worked with State and City auditors.
  • Wrote policies and procedures for assigned accounting functions and oriented over 20 new program directors on accounting policies and procedures
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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