The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a Financial Services Manager I to join its Finance team as a Grants Manager responsible for project accounting, grant accounting, and cost accounting within the agency. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

GRANTS MANAGER (00168)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION DIVISION

FINANCE SECTION

DUTIES:  Serves as the Agency’s grant accountant responsible for grant, project, and cost accounting. Individually responsible for managing the financial and cost accounting aspects of general and non-general fund grants, projects, and indirect/overhead cost allocations.  Coordinates/collaborates with Division to update indirect cost proposal, obtain grant/project budgets, and indirect cost recovery estimates.  Serves as liaison between Finance and the Divisions and external audit entities on audit matters involving finance transactions with grants, projects, and asset forfeiture funds.  Establishes Cardinal accounting classification codes and prepares downloads to identify expenditures and provide to Grant Administrators.  Works with Grant Administrators on draw down amounts to Granting Agency.  Monitors and reconciles project and grant cash and appropriation balances.  Ensure sufficient cash and appropriation exists month-to-month.  Updates monthly financial reports for internal Finance use and quarterly financial reports for Division use on the status of project and grants.  Performs year end close activities and completes Comptroller's year end schedules and Financial Statement Directive attachments.  Fully develops and documents internal agency policies and procedures that ensure compliance with all Federal and State Regulation, Policy, and Procedures relating to grants and cash management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires considerable accounting experience, knowledge, and application of accounting and procurement concepts in the Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) manual and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Thorough knowledge of, and experience with, the fundamental federal regulations applicable to the OMB circulars as well as fiscal practices.  Demonstrated ability to monitor the use of multiple funding sources and extensive experience managing/reconciling financial information.  Superior computer skills in the area of spreadsheet applications.  Strong organizational, personnel management, and communications skills are essential.  Skilled in managing multiple projects concurrently, deadlines, and changing priorities in a high volume setting.  Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a large and complex organization and in a diverse work environment.  Ability to provide detailed projections and to assist in monitoring revenue and expenditure activities.  Superior analytical skills.  Excellent skills in written and oral communication.  Able to work in a team environment as well as independently.  Experience must demonstrate a track record of the candidate’s initiative to improve internal work processes.

 

EDUCATION OR TRAINING:  Candidate must be proficient in general office applications to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Experience with Cardinal and Reportline is a plus.  Must possess a four-year Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Economics.  Other concentrations will be considered based on relevant work experience.  In lieu of a degree, a combination of six (6) years of the knowledge, skills, and abilities mentioned above and relevant experience will be considered.

 

SALARY:  Negotiable to $66,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

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