Our client is seeking an Accountant that has experience working with all aspects of grant administration. Please feel free to apply directly here, or submit your resume to email@example.com. Don't hesitate to reach out should you have any questions: 218-868-9191.Responsibilities:- Prepares journal entries and budget amendments.- Reports grant expenditures to the various agencies and preparedraw-down / reimbursement requests according to procedure outlined bygrantor procedures and deadlines to various local, state and federal agencies.- Generate and maintain grant filing system that meets legal and auditingrequirements.- Assist with conducting research and compiling grant applications andpackages via the grant program utilized.- Maintain documentation to support accounting records that permit thetracing of funds.- Assists Finance personnel in the accounts payable / receivables and thepurchasing function. - Monitors purchases made with grant funds to ensure that funds chargedcomply with grant contract.- Complete environmental reviews for projects.- Conduct on-site auditing and monitoring of grant funded agencies asrequired.- Assist in processing funding applications as assigned- Monitor grant charges to ensure that funds are available in grant budgetto cover authorized charges.- Manages the Homeowner down-payment assistance program- Accepts and maintains applications and files, approve project eligibility,determines financial assistance, legal documents and loan closings.- Works externally / internally with applicants, grantees, finance and legalstaff to complete grant reporting requirements.- Participate in pre-bid conferences and pre-construction conferences;interview employees of contractors and subcontractors; monitorcontractor compliance with all laws, guidelines and regulations imposedunder grant contract to client - Reconcile records to ensure that expenditures are equal to or less thanthe awarded amount; that cash received equal expenditures, and thatpurchased comply with the respective contract.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial records.- Ability to prepare concise written reports using proper grammar, spelling,and punctuation.- Ability to operate business equipment including computer equipment andcalculators.- Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex regulations or procedures.- Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.- Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essentialjob functions.- Ability to review the work products of others to ensure conformanceto standards- Ability to design and maintain complex spreadsheets and data basesutilizing Microsoft excel software.- Ability to prepare clear, comprehensive and accurate reports.- Good analytical and problem solving skills.- Ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statisticalinformation and prepare reports and correspondence; comprehend andmake inferences from written material; interpret federal, state and localgovernment laws and regulations regarding grant contracts andadministration.- Writing skills, as it relates to grants, monthly reports, press releases,-Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with otheremployees and the public.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- An Associate's degree with major course work in a field related to accounting, plus two to three year's accounting and/or grant administration experience- A combination of education and experience will be considered - Two years of progressively responsible experience in grants related work Please feel free to apply directly here, or submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't hesitate to reach out should you have any questions: 218-868-9191. Let's get to work!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.