Grants Accountant

at Robert Half in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Robert Half is currently working with a client looking to fill an Accounting Analyst position. The Accounting Analyst will help evaluate this organization’s income and spending by working closely with the accounting and finance departments. This is a highly collaborative role, so the Accounting Analyst will have excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills.

Your responsibilities

+ Financial reporting for external grants, budget monitoring, and working with faculty and other campus personnel to ensure compliance with financial and grant requirements.

+ Researches and analyzes data, develops or revise processes or policies based on research, and submits prepared report findings to supervisor.

+ Develops and maintains databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting mechanisms, reviews and audits fiscal information for accuracy and quality assurance.

+ Provides technical assistance to others working within various databases and systems, including the college accounting system and general ledger, and assists in reconciling problems.

+ Posts transactions to journals and/or ledgers, balances entries, and reconciles errors manually or electronically.

+ Performs various accounting duties and assists with budgets and fiscal monthly and year end closing.

+ May serve as a lead worker, providing training and guidance to fellow employees.

+ Assists and advises the Director of Budget and Controller, on the grant status of all units in the College and provide analysis corrective actions if needed.

+ Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements – Strong interpersonal skills and analytical thinking

- BS in accounting or finance

- Strong knowledge of Excel and other large ERPs

- 5+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis, data analysis or similar role

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Job Posting: JC216960929

Posted On: Jun 24, 2022

Updated On: Aug 18, 2022