Position TitleGrants Accountant
Union/Non UnionNon Union
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Hiring Salary Range$61,113 to $67,224 Annually
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Job Description Summary
To oversee the financial operations of grants ensuring compliance with granting agency regulations and laws.
- Associates degree or equivalent formal training in accounting, business, or a related field.
- Combination of education and related experience for a total of six years.
- Two years of direct responsibility with grants accounting.
- Experience working with a complex financial management system.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Experience in a college environment preferred.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
- Handles cash management functions for all grants including preparation of reimbursement requests, draw-downs of funds and billing.
- Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting entries and financial reports for all grants.
- Ensures that grant funds are expended in compliance with the granting agency regulations; responsible for budgetary control of grants.
- Prepares journal entries and reconciles various general ledger accounts.
- Handles post-award administration of grants.
- Interacts with outside agencies, independent auditors and project directors; serves as accounting office contact for all grants.
- Monitors applicable federal regulations for regulatory changes and updates to grants and contracts.
- Maintains current knowledge of changes in policies, procedures and guidelines of grants and contracts.
- Regularly meets with grant project administrators providing updates on the financial status of grants
- Develops relationships with granting agencies and grant project administrators and support staff to
direct and assist in the grant or contract.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Must be available to work Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Is Background Check Required?Yes
Open Until FilledYes
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.