Job Description

Grant Accountant

Job Description:

The Grant Accountant will be primarily responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and maintaining financial transactions for a wide variety of programs. This role will involve tracking revenues and expenditures, preparing required internal and external financial reports, and ensuring compliance with grant requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the budgeting process for assigned grants, including setting up budgets in accounting software and monitoring budget activity.
  • Resolve accounting and reporting issues as necessary; prepare monthly budget-versus-actual status reports for use by program officers and Grants Compliance Manager.
  • Serve as the primary fiscal contact for sub-recipients and funders, ensuring compliance on contract conditions and reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate the financial capabilities of sub-recipients and contractors for contract approval; notify Grants Compliance Manager and/or program staff of any financial issues.
  • Coordinate with the Grants Compliance Manager and program staff to ensure proper recording of transactions and adherence to deliverable deadlines.
  • Approve invoices and expenses related to various programs managed.
  • Review budgets and reimbursement requests for appropriateness, ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provide information to finance staff as necessary to assist in month-end close activities.
  • Prepare invoices and requests for payments to funding agencies and reconcile grant expenses to funder reports.
  • Initiate, design, develop, and deliver training on grants fiscal management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in grant accounting or financial management.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and grant compliance requirements.
  • Experience with budgeting and financial reporting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.

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Miami Gardens FL
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