Career Opportunity Number
Grants and Foundation Senior Accountant
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Initial Screen Date:
· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance Management;
· 3 years of experience in accounting/finance support or related
· Master’s degree with related experience preferred.
· Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an
equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Master’s degree with related experience.
3 years of experience in nonprofit, Foundation accounting and/or
grant accounting/reporting or related area.
Annual salary $53,521. Competitive benefit package
Special Instructions to Applicants
PLEASE NOTE :
• Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be
attached to the online application in order to receive any
• Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
• We offer all full-time employees medical, dental, vision, and
life insurance plans, as well as retirement, 403b, employee
assistance, and flexible spending and health savings account. We
have a generous time-off policy including vacation, sick/personal
days, holidays, and paid spring and winter break.
We can’t wait to show you why Metropolitan Community College is a
great place to work!
Incumbents are responsible for the management of an assigned
finance function to ensure the accuracy of all grant and foundation
reporting, the effectiveness and efficiency of controls and
procedures, and compliance of regulations and requirements.
Typical Essential Duties
· Stays abreast of current changes and remain current on federal
and state funding agency requirements and determine applicability
to proposed grant expenditures while informing the Grant
· Monitors and reviews grant expenditures and assists grant
directors and managers with building budgets, reviewing and
tailoring accounts to grant needs, preparing journal entries,
presenting projections/analyses, and/or approving purchase
requests. May assist the Director of Grants Finance and Compliance
with updating and revising policies and procedures.
· Assists internal staff with fiscal responsibilities including
performing budget building assistance, tailoring accounts to grant
needs, budget management training and report explanation.
· Assists in monitoring interim balances of grant expense, prepare
ad-hoc reports and budget modification requests to funding
agencies, and advise the project directors of trends that need to
be addressed, or provided for in planning future expenditures.
Performs grant and fund accounting and reporting duties, to include
correcting misclassifications; making yearend adjustments;
preparing journal entries; and/or ensuring compliance with
applicable laws, policies, and grant requirements/guidelines.
· Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and/or grant
requirements; work may involve reviewing Federal and applicable
accounting guidelines, monitoring approved grant expenditures,
ensuring compliance requirements are met, reviewing budgets, and
approving expenditures and purchase requests.
· Maintains all compliance and fiscal documents, both in electronic
and printed files as needed, and ensure accessibility to internal
authorities and external agencies.
Prepares and reviews financial, management, audit, and other
reports/statements, or work papers; and reviews, corrects, and
approves journal entries.
· Prepares monthly bank reconciliations and record related
· Prepares interim financial statements, quarterly due to invoices,
all audit foundation schedules, and 990 tax return schedules as
· Prepares annual projected investment pooled income payout
· May complete the Federal Single Audit Compliance Report in
coordination with Student Financial Aid and respond to auditor’s
questions concerning this document. Additionally, may also provide
all source documentation requested by external auditors during
their test of internal controls and ascertain completeness of
supporting documentation, and obtain any additional support as
· Schedules and submits reimbursement requests to appropriate
external funding agencies and ensures that federal, state, and
local grant funds and expenditures have been requested, collected,
· Identifies and prepares journal entries to correct
misclassifications or unallowable costs, record administration
income as authorized, grant salary allocations, and year end
· Provides support for Accounting and reporting for the MCC
Foundation, with full knowledge and experience of all Foundation
functions, including cross training and providing support as
requested/needed for accounting functions, and specific
scholarships or programs.
· Knowledge of supervisory principles;
· Knowledge of accounting and financial management principles,
practices, and procedures;
· Knowledge of budgeting principles;
· Knowledge of accounting and financial analysis techniques;
· Knowledge of accounting and financial system management
· Knowledge of internal financial control practices;
· Knowledge of financial auditing principles, methods, and
· Knowledge of statistical and mathematical concepts;
· Knowledge of report preparation techniques;
· Knowledge of grant management principles;
· Knowledge of generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
· Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, and
· Knowledge of computers and related software applications;
· Skilled in monitoring and evaluating employees;
· Skilled in prioritizing and assigning work;
· Skilled in applying accounting principles and practices;
· Skilled in preparing and monitoring budgets;
· Skilled in recording, verifying, reconciling, and reporting
· Skilled in identifying, investigating and resolving accounting
· Skilled in preparing financial statements and reports;
· Skilled in reading, comprehending, and analyzing financial
· Skilled in maintaining financial systems and processes;
· Skilled in developing and implementing internal controls;
· Skilled in applying Federal, State, and local laws, rules and
· Skilled in operating a computer and related software
· Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as
applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general
public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey
Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping,
hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking,
visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which
requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred
through an official transcript?
- Have not completed High School/GED
- High School/GED
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Doctorate degree
- * How much experience in accounting/finance support or related
area do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on
- less than one year
- between 1 and 2 years
- between 2 and 3 years
- between 3 and 4 years
- between 4 and 5 years
- five or more years
- * How did you learn about this position?
- Academic Keys
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Dos Mundos
- Employee referral
- Inside Higher Ed
- Kansas City Call
- Kansas City Globe
- Kansas City Hispanic News
- MCC Website
- Other Source
- Cover Letter
- Transcript 01
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript 02
- Transcript 03
- Transcript 04
- Transcript 05
- Letter of Recommendation 01
- Letter of Recommendation 02
- Letter of Recommendation 03
- Letter of Recommendation 04
- Other Document 01
- Other Document 02
- Other Document 03
- Other Document 04