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In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, veteran status, or other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for positions that become available at Haverford. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer to make certain these goals are being met.
Job Openings: Grant and Financial Accountant
Reporting to the Associate Controller the Grant and Financial Accountant will perform various accounting activities and related reporting functions, including grant accounting, loan fund accounting, journal entries, account reconciliations, and related duties. Assist with year-end audits.
Originally posted on: 10/15/12
1. Assist Associate Controller with overall accounting administration of internal and external grants and contracts.
2. Become familiar with and keep abreast of federal grant requirements including OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133 to ensure the College’s compliance with federal grant requirements.
3. Conduct preliminary budget review and set up all new grants in accounting system.
4. Complete quarterly and annual federal and other grant reports and submissions, including year-end A-133 audit schedule.
5. Responsible for effort reporting, ensuring compliance with federal regulations and regular communication with faculty.
6. Work closely with personnel of the Provost’s Office and the Institutional Advancement Division, respectively, who handle the programmatic side of federal and non-federal grants.
7. Prepare and enter journal entries.
8. Maintain changes to on-line general ledger, accessed by department heads, faculty, etc.
9. Maintain staff receivables system, reconcile monthly, and handle COBRA billings and collections.
10. Reconciliation and analysis of payroll and other general ledger accounts.
11. Monthly and annual Perkins and private loan fund accounting.
12. Assist with year-end audits, including preparation of various audit schedules.
13. Perform other general accounting activities, as requested by the Controller and the Associate Controller.
14. Assist with implementation of new financial software systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Possess a strong grasp of fundamental accounting concepts and GAAP.
· Possess excellent analytical skills.
· Demonstrate and maintain a professional, service-oriented attitude; attentiveness to detail; good organizational skills; good communication skills; and the ability to work with various campus constituencies, including faculty.
· Demonstrate and maintain strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and software programs.
· Possess the ability to excel in a fast-paced, collegial environment, maintaining confidentiality of data.
Education and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
· Two - Three years of relevant experience required.
· Experience with a non-profit organization and/or in grant management desirable.
To apply please email cover letter and resume to Kathleen Salute, firstname.lastname@example.org