Grants and Restricted Funds Accountant Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants Department

Job description

Gettysburg College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Grants and Restricted Funds Accountant. This position assumes primary responsibility for coordination between the Division of Development, Alumni, and Parent Relations and the Finance Office on grants and restricted-fund accounting matters. Specifically, this position is responsible for the post-award process for Gettysburg’s external grants as well as monitoring other restricted funds. This includes responsibility for monitoring expenditures to ensure spending is aligned with the donor’s intent.  This position reports to the Director of Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants.

A bachelor's degree is required.  At least two to four years’ experience in higher education/grants/government accounting as well as practical experience with regulations and policies described in the Uniform Guidance is highly preferred. Coursework or a degree in accounting, finance, or related field is desired. Additionally, knowledge of government agencies, basic accounting principles, and research administration systems is preferred.  The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate well orally and in writing; to operate in an organized manner; to have attention to detail; to maintain confidentiality; to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals; and to work as a team member.

Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

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Salary is competitive and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. For full consideration, application materials should be received by February 8, 2019

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: 2842
Posted: 1/23/2019
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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