Financial Grants Accountant
Job Code Number 355007
Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) is a local unit of government that receives over $10 million in federal and state workforce development grants that will help assists job seekers with their career and education opportunities. In 2020, we provided services remotely to 1,500 job seekers and served 2,845 participants through the various workforce development programs.
As the Financial Grants Accountant, you will have the responsibility to prepare, analyze, and compile quarterly grant financial reports. This position will also assist the Chief Financial Officer in all aspects of general ledger fund accounting with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone and in person.
On a typical day, you might...
- Prepare monthly or quarter-end entries and distribution costs through cost allocations processes;
- Analyze revenues, and expenses to ensure appropriate entries; prepare any journal entries;
- Prepare grant budget summaries, budget-to-actual comparisons, and program budget entries;
- Reconcile bank statements, ACH deposits, transfers, and AR receipts;
- Prepare quarterly A/R invoicing and reconcile aging accounts;
- Prepare cash requests;
- Review Bi-Weekly Payroll for accuracy;
- Prepare Pension monthly journal entry;
- Review and verify contract budgets;
- Maintain various budgets, financials, and allocation templates;
- Assist with preparation of Year-end reconciliations and audit schedules.
Annual Salary: $50,000-$60,000; $24.04-28.85 hourly
To thrive in this job, you need to love working with numbers and spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, be bondable, be a problem solver, competent in written and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently and collaborate within a team environment.
CAMW! uses an automated accounting software called Abila-Micro Information Products (MIP) Fund Accounting and is governed by Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and government regulations.
For your safety, keep this in mind. You must:
- Safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
- Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
- Functions may require long periods of sitting; some standing routine functions may be necessary. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested.
This position is grant-funded and candidates should understand that any offer of employment or continuing employment is contingent upon the availability of grant funds.