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Accountant II (Grants Accountant)

Augusta-Richmond County


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DESCRIPTION

Performs highly responsible and complex professional work in the administration, coordination, oversight of grants fiscal management. Assists in monitoring countywide grant projects for County, Federal, and State Grants to include applications, budgeting and grant compliance. Reports to the Deputy Director or other designated person and works with co-workers, department directors, auditors, vendors, the general public, and elected officials and representatives to provide accurate and accessible records.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains correspondence with local, state and federal officials and general public regarding grants programs.  Coordinates grant activities with other departments to facilitate orderly workflow.
  • Assists with financial budget process associated with awarded grants including establishing, reconciling, monitoring grant budgets, analyzing status.
  • Monitors the expenditures/charges of assigned departments – reviews projects’ expected expenditures to ensure progress within the approved budget.
  • Prepares federal, state and local reports as required by granting agencies.
  • Assists with compliance with grant/funding requirements by monitoring grant performance, identifying problems and possible solutions, working with departments to implement corrective action plans, ensuring permanent grant records and official files are properly maintained according to federal/state retention regulations.
  • Assists and provides data to internal and external auditors.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:  BA/BS from accredited college in a course of study related to occupational field of Accounting or Finance

Experience: Two (2) years of experience in Accounting or Finance.  Grant experience preferred. 
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Considerable knowledge of procedures and requirements for budget preparation, review and analysis procedures, financial system operation, and local government accounting. 
  • Familiarity with relevant federal, state and local laws and county policies and procedures. 
  • Proficiency in principles of generally accepted accounting practices, planning, organizing, and establishing priorities, public speaking and interpersonal relations.
  • Mastery of concepts of organizational management, operation of personal computer, both in general and specific to specialized software (i.e., spreadsheets, word processor, etc.), report preparation and mathematical calculations.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

Listing ends on:

2/14/2022