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Grant Accountant

Company: Morton College
Location: Cicero
Posted on: June 19, 2022

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Job Title
Grant Accountant

Reports To and Evaluated by
Chief Financial Officer

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.Knowledge of financial operations, laws, and terminology.Knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations and operation policies preferred.Strong interpersonal skills with a high degree of analytical ability.Good verbal and written communication skills.Ability to design, analyze, and prepare financial reports.Ability to monitor expenditures and maintain data.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of truth, compassion, fairness, responsibility, and respect.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in accounting.Bilingual English and Spanish.

Job Summary
Under direction from the Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the operations of federal, state and local post-award grant administration and related accounting duties; serves as the appropriate principal investigator's contact for grants and contract accounting functions.

Specific Job Duties

  • Performs grant-related post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, financial reporting, labor distribution changes and associated communications with customers, reconciliations, and re-budgeting; performs grant closeout functions required by Grants and Contracts Administration and sponsors including reconciliations, financial status reports, zeroing out budgets, and final reporting; reviews general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries.
  • Assists with time and effort reporting system, ensuring it is complete and in compliance with applicable regulations; maintains regular communications with departments; communicates with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering.
  • Supports the sponsored programs department in education and training of principal investigators and administrators; assesses needs and resolves issues of the principal investigator related to grants accounting; performs analysis and support for projects.
  • Collects and analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses.
  • Maintains fixed asset records/module in Colleague.
  • Maintains the recording of prepaid expenses to proper expense year.
  • Assists with payroll processing and serves as back-up for the payroll process
  • Maintain Athletic injury records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Morton College is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best diverse talent to join our team. Minorities, women, individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for employment opportunities.

Keywords: Morton College, Cicero , Grant Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cicero, Illinois

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