Careers

Grants Billing Specialist

Employment Status

Full-time

Deadline

Open until filled

Location

Ames

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Grants Billing Specialist is responsible for all areas relating to grant and contract billing for designated program areas. This position will also be an integral part of developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure that grant/contract dollars are managed and spent in compliance with the intent of the award.
This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities relating to grant and contract billing including general ledger review, financial reporting related to the grants/contracts, year-end audit preparation for the Schedule of Federal Awards, and the support of budget and forecast activities as it relates to grant applications and existing grants/contracts. This position will work closely with Finance, program staff, and the Grant Writer.

 

A full job description is available within the application process.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor’s Degree in finance/accounting is required.
A minimum of two years of accounting experience is required. Previous experience should include grants financial management, finance, accounting, and/or auditing. Knowledge of grant processes including accounting and financial reporting is essential. Proficient in the use excel spreadsheets, databases and accounting software is required.  Ability to interpret complex grant funding requirements, submissions, and budget projections; ability to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations regarding grant administration; ability to review the work of others to ensure conformance to standards; ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of staff, both orally and in writing is required.  A successful candidate will have strong attention to details.

 

For more information, please contact Amanda Briggs at abriggs@yss.org

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

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