Date Posted November 16, 2023
Industry Accounting, Audit/Assurance
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $54,080 - $66,560


We are seeking a Grants Accountant for grant monitoring engagements with government agencies. We are ideally looking for candidates with experience managing and monitoring grants focusing on construction or utilities. The Fiscal Grants Accountant supports compliance monitoring initiatives and performs compliance reviews. This work entails testing to ensure sufficient internal controls are in place to comply with Federal and State statutes, regulations, rules, grant agreements, and procedures. This position mandates meticulous attention to detail, precision, and accuracy in written word.

Please note this position has the potential for up to 25% travel.

Job Duties:

  • Analyze grant submissions, revisions, and related budgets to ensure adherence to Federal and State regulations.

  • Test processes and internal controls to verify practices are in place to ensure compliance.

  • Sample and review expense reimbursements for equipment, supplies, and personnel to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and established guidelines.

  • Draft recommendations and reports to summarize testing and findings and ensure that required reports are submitted per project requirements.

  • Participate in different risk assessments by reading policies, procedures, assessing department capacity, providing recommendations, or analyzing large amounts of data.

  • Ensure that appropriate actions are implemented to resolve past deficiencies in auditing or monitoring reviews.

  • Related duties, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Internal Audit, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience. CPA and/or CIA preferred.

  • A minimum of two years performing audits (internal or external), compliance, or regulatory review work.

  • Understanding of, and ability to discern between allowable and unallowable expenditures and internal controls.

  • Experience producing written recommendations based on testing results and experience coordinating with management to implement reasonable solutions which improve oversight and internal controls.

  • The ability to work independently and in a team while meeting time and budget standards.

  • The ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.

  • The ability to prioritize and work on multiple sequential processes seamlessly.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance).

  • Experience with Federal educational grants.

  • Experience conducting external audits.

  • Experience working with various sampling methodologies.

  • CCA or CCP desired.

The Vander Weele Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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