Grants Accountant

US Conference of Catholic Bishops
Washington, DC
Apr 16, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
The Grants Accountant monitors sub-recipients for compliance with federal financial regulations, and verify federal grant sub-recipient expenditures, while serving as backup to the Sr. Grants Accountant. Contributes to the BishopsA cents € (TM) strategic plan for the Conference Job Duties Serves as a liaison between Accounting, IT (MRIS help desk/Program Developer) in the accounting related aspects of the MRIS system (ie Grants Management Database). Assists Associate MRS Accounting Director with the review and reconciliation of MRIS database records to Abila MIP (the accounting system) in conjunction with month-end close. Assists Senior Grants Accountant in preparation of: FSRA cents € (TM) s Internal Financial Reporting Drawdowns Loan collections, as needed Leads troubleshooting process with the Grants Accounting Assistant, to resolve payment issues with sub recipients. Coordinates accounts payable process with the Grants Accounting Assistant. Analyzes records in the MRIS airlock (sub recipient reimbursement system) to ensure completeness and accuracy prior to extraction for payment. Creates Accounts Payable Invoices (APIA cents € (TM) s) for weekly check runs, by importing data from MRIS to the accounting system. Assists with the month end close, annual close, interim audit and annual audit processes Trains and coaches Grants Accounting Assistant as necessary. Provides guidance to employees as needed in the payment approval process through the Microix payment system. Prepares responses to audit confirmation and other requests from sub-recipients and their auditors. Assists with the sub recipient monitoring program Assists with desk audits and monitoring visits of selected sub-recipients, as needed. Generate financial reports for Senior Grants Accountant review as necessary. Assist in internal process of grant closeouts, as needed. Analyze accounts and prepares adjusting journal entries as necessary Other related duties as assigned. Requirements: BachelorA cents € (TM) s Degree (related work experience may be substituted for education requirements) with a minimum of 3-4 yearsA cents € (TM) work experience For further information or to submit a cover letter and resume, visit: