907.276.5707 Admin@akexec.com

Grants Accountant

Location: Anchorage, AK
Date Posted: 03-08-2018
Position:        Grant Accountant – temp full-time, 3 to 6 months
Location:       Anchorage
Pay Range:    DOE

This position provides advanced accounting duties to ensure the accuracy and integrity of restricted revenue and the organization’s grants program’s financial information.  This position has the potential to become permanent. 

             Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform fiscal data analysis as needed, produce accurate and timely reports
  • Updates, reviews, reconciles and manages various accounts, balance sheets, general ledgers, statements, and spreadsheets. Processes required journal entries and fund distributions. Reviews expenses for capital purchases and posts depreciation.
  • Analyzes, forecasts, and tracks financial budget accounts. Conducts variance analysis of accounts. Prepares various monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports. Reviews coding accuracy for assigned accounts. Identifies and reconciles account discrepancies.
  • Analyzes and provides budget guidance for Principal Investigators (PIs), program administrators, and research supported students and faculty members.
  • Interprets and applies complex rules and regulations such as company specific Policies and Procedures, Cost Accounting standard, GAAP, and Uniform Guidance
  • Develops database applications to improve departmental computer software systems. Conducts audit preparation. Complies with the regulatory standards and policies and procedures of accounting.
  • In addition to divisional accounting responsibilities, performs representative duties for related organizations. Performs duties for all divisional grant programs and project. Produces and processes invoices and receivables for divisional programs.
  • Conducts audit preparation. Complies with the regulatory standards and policies and procedures of accounting. Attends meetings as required to perform staff duties.
  • Other duties as assigned
             Essential Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
  • Three years of accounting experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable computer system software programs.
  • Knowledge of general ledger and journal entries, account reconciliation, account payables and account receivables.
  • Knowledge of financial budget account analysis, tracking, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of job cost accounting, fixed assets and depreciation, audit preparation, deferred revenue sharing, and allocation funding,
  • Knowledge of the regulatory requirements and policies and procedures of accounting.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing various software including electronic spreadsheets and database applications.
  • Skill in working independently, multitasking, prioritizing projects, and meeting deadlines.
  • Skill in using analytical and research skills in performance of job duties

All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities.  AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates. 
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