Grants and Contracts Accountant, English Language Programs Center for Intercultural Education and Development
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Grants and Contracts Accountant, English Language Programs - Center for Intercultural Education and Development
Since 1981, Georgetown University Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) has been recognized as a leader in educational exchange programs for people around the world ranging from youth to senior business and public policy officials. CIED programs tap the distinguished academic resources of the University and the Center's more than 30 years' expertise in educational experiences that forge intercultural understanding. The English Language (EL) Programs, funded by the U.S. Department of State, sends experienced U.S. TESOL professionals to educational institutions on short- and long-term assignments in all regions of the world.
The Grants and Contracts Accountant is a full-charge accountant for $30M under EL Programs in duties that include but are not limited to:
Handles responsibilities for preparing budgets, processing requisitions, receipts, and expense journals, monthly reconciliations, preparing budget to actual financial reports, monitoring and preparing sub-contractor reports and preparing quarterly sponsored financial reports, and ensuring all sub-awards are reported as required by FFATA.
Handles processing and reconciling financial transactions relating to the EL Fellow and Specialist Program.
Designated Accountant for Sponsored Project:
Handles responsibility for financial management of the sponsored project to ensure compliance with sponsor's requirements and University's policies and procedures.
Reviews and reconciles expenses on the Center Status Reports to ensure that the expenses are a) allowable by the sponsor for the project, b) allocable to the project, c) reasonable and necessary, d) supported by required documents, and e) within the budgeted amount.
Reviews salary distributions to ensure that they reasonably reflect employees' level of effort on project; and reviews associated fringe benefits for accuracy;
Reviews the commitments of key personnel, to ensure the costs reasonably reflect the level of effort committed to the sponsors as part of proposal and notify OSP/OSR of significant variances.
Reviews the calculation of indirect cost recovery to ensure accuracy.
Processes all corrections and adjustments within 90 days of when the charge initially posts to the financial system (posted date for non-payroll and pay period end date for payroll transactions); and ensures corrections and adjustments are reviewed and approved according to the signature authority policy and supported by appropriate documents;
Completes the Financial Status Report (FSR) worksheets timely and accurately.
Ensures that payments to subrecipients are reviewed and processed in a timely manner.
Preference for 1 to 2 years in Grant Accounting experience
Detail orientation and good organizational and communication skills
Working knowledge of Windows XP and strong Excel and MS Access skills
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