Accountant

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 10, 2017
Closes
May 24, 2017
Ref
1127
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time

REQUISITION NUMBER:    1127

JOB TITLE:                           Accountant                                                     

SALARY:                               $51,471 - $68,200 (Commensurate w/experience)

                                             Grade (9); Full-time; Exempt                                                                        

TEAM:                                  Finance and Operations        

SUPERVISOR:                      Grants Manager                                 

LOCATION:                           Alexandria, VA                                   

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform and present monthly reports to IACP staff comparisons of grant-related projects’ grant budget to actual; responsible for analyzing deviations and researching line item variances.
  • Monitor budget to actual expenditure, producing regular and special budget reports, performing various budget analyses, calculating budget adjustments caused by revised projections, and the like.
  • Monitor schedule of deliverable and rate of grant expenditures compared to budget.
  • Perform various cash management functions, including monthly billing of grant reimbursements and draw down of federal grant funds.
  • Responsible for preparation of federal and private grant closeout reports and follow-up with the grantor.
  • Perform activities designed to maximize compliance with federal and IACP accounting and auditing requirements.
  • Review and ensure the accuracy of all cost allocations and time accounting to grants and non-grant projects.
  • Assist Grants Manager and Accounting Manager with special projects as required.
  • Perform other job related tasks assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field is required.  CPA license or CPA candidate preferred.

Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with federal grants and federal grant administration required, including an advance working knowledge of the Uniform Guidance.
  • Advanced technical skills related to grant accounting, invoices, and federal guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable costs.

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise judgement, and make independent decisions.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills working with spreadsheets and databases using MS office products.
  • Excellent financial analysis and budgeting skills.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Occasional travel may be required

HOW TO APPLY:

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history.  Note:  all documents should be submitted as one document.

All cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number.  Please note that applications received without all the requested information will not be forwarded for review.

All applications must be received by May 24, 2017.