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Grants Accounting Specialist
A vacancy exists for a Grants Accounting Specialist within the Office of Business Services for the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit.  The Grants Accounting Specialist provides accounting support services.

Job Responsibilities:

Grant Reporting
  • Ensure specific guidelines and mandated requirements are met on federal, state, and local grants.
  • Prepare, analyze and submit precise monthly, quarterly and annual reports using various platforms such as e-Finance, eGrants, and other software applications as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with state, federal, and local contacts and provide accurate and timely responses when requested.   
  • Prepare and submit appropriate invoices to the federal, state and/or county for grant reimbursements.
  • Support to in-kind (non-federal share) tracking for federal programs.
  • Use time management skills proficiently in meeting deadlines.
  • Prepare and track pass thru funding agreements and reimbursement statements for school districts.
  • Create and submit professional board line item budgets for approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop grant budgets in collaboration with program staff, as well as, provide data necessary for program staff to make budgetary decisions.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly balance reports for budget meetings.
  • Prepare journal entries when needed.
  • Work with the MCIU offices to ensure proper account codes and FTEs are reported accurately.
  • Prepare food service budgets and assist food service team members with financial information and reports for food program applications and audits.
  • Assist with preparation for any site audits or desk reviews.
  • Maintain project files for all grant/special funding sources for audit purposes.
Accounting Support
  • Review accounts payable batch entries for payment.
  • Provide data entry of payroll extra payments, including but not limited to travel reimbursements, tuition reimbursements, etc.
  • Make recommendations and provide information/data to supervisor and other administrators for necessary changes within area of responsibility.
  • Assist with the gathering of data for local, state, and federal audit activities.
  • Actively model the mission, values, and operating principles of the MCIU.
  • Serve as a back-up to other staff members, as needed.  Including, but not limited to accounts payable activities, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Business Services Administrative team.
How to Apply:
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Position: Grants Accounting Specialist
Organization: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
Location: Norristown,  PA 
United States
Salary: $45,951 - $54,060
Posting Start Date: 10/9/2020
Date Posted: 10/9/2020
Requirements Qualifications:
  • BS Accounting or BS Business Administration
  • Experience in school accounting preferred
  • Experience in non-profit environment preferred
  • Ability to proofread and submit error free work products
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment and to work effectively with people
  • Ability to problem solve and use technology to gain information and communicate effectively and efficiently with others
  • Ability to work under stress and with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to communicate effectively, and to read and analyze written and verbal information.
  • Ability to operate office equipment.
  • Ability to use computer technology efficiently – proficiency in using all MS Office products.
  • Must be a proficient typist; must know how to format business correspondence/reports.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI
How to Apply:
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Status: This listing expires on: 11/8/2020
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Organization Information
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
2 W Lafayette Street

Norristown,  PA 19401
United States
Hannah Messner