Grant Senior Accountant

May 13, 2023
El Paso, TX
Job Type



MOS Code: 1005 (Navy)

Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, finance, business or public administration or a related field including a concentration of 18 upper division semester credit hours in accounting, and four (4) years professional accounting or financial management experience.

Licenses and Certificates : None.

General Purpose

Under direction, supervise professional accounting services, or provide highly specialized and technically intricate professional level accounting functions, for an assigned grant program.

Typical Duties

Plan, organize, implement, direct and review delegated financial services functions including recording, updating and reporting transactions, and perform administrative and advisory duties including complex accounting and financial analyses pertaining to grant funds. Involves: Oversee, balance and reconcile general ledger statements. Prepare general journal entries (such as revenues, expenditures, and depreciation) to generate fiscal month and year-to-date balance sheets, and monitor changes in fund balance and cash flow financial statements. Analyze and prepare financial statements related to debt service, property tax distributions and other transactions such as payroll, disbursements, revenues or accounts payable. Research and generate reports to assist external auditors. . Account for fixed assets and warehouse operations including acquisitions, disposals and transfers, depreciation and updates of the assets schedules. Prepare, enter and post journal entries for capital purchases, depreciation, construction work in progress, retainage, accruals and transfers between accounts, funds or departments. Track and report expenditure of federal grant funds and monitor sub-recipient agencies to ensure expenditure of allocated funds meet grant requirements. Oversee grant projects, as required.

Maintain and analyze assigned financial and accounting database and allied information management systems. Involves: Enter, retrieve and review accounting data from the centralized financial management system and personal computers or source documents such as journal entries, invoices, collection details or budget transfers to generate financial reports. Generate periodic accounting or statistical reports to management or regulatory agencies. Analyze expenditure trends and assist in preparation of the annual operating or capital improvement budget. Maintain network security of finance and accounting or other automated record keeping system, update system tables, open and close posting periods, review system output to ensure system integrity, discuss and identify solutions with programmers, correct batch errors, train and assist system users. Project airline rates and fees, passenger facility charges, generate reports and schedules, meet with airline representatives, and review and re-calculate actual airline rates and fees upon conclusion of fiscal year and adjust billing accordingly. Monitor and work with project partners to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Ensure that all persons associated with the program are trained and aware of and comply with grant requirements to include timelines, special conditions and guidelines.

Supervise designated employees, if assigned. Involves: Assign, schedule, guide and monitor work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Identify and resolve staff differences, conflicts and deficiencies. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially.

Perform related duties as required. Involves: Perform duties of supervisor or coworkers if necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences. Advise supervisor in a timely manner of situations or issues that have or could lead to deviation from expected results and recommend appropriate solutions or options.

General Information

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Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: 5/16/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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