Grant Accountant

Moraine Park Technical College
Fond du Lac, WI
Closing date
Jun 9, 2022

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Academic Affairs, Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts, Institutional & Business Affairs, Business & Financial Management

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Applications are being accepted for a full-time, limited term Grant Accountant, Fond du Lac Campus.  This position is responsible for the coordination, formation or adjustment of processes of the Accounting, Finance and Procurement major processes of the Financial Services Support System and the Resource Development major process of the College Leadership Support System subject to the constraints imposed by the Director of Finance, MPTC District Board policy, State Board rules, generally accepted accounting principles, the law and professional ethical behavior.


This is a limited term position funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.  Funding for this position has been approved through May 31, 2022; the position could be extended for additional months if additional funding is granted in the future.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial review of applicants will take place June 30, 2021. 

Beginning: Immediately

Responsibilities1. Supervise and manage federal and state grant activities. Oversee, compile and organize regulatory and compliance related documentation, audit information, and evidence as needed.2. Develop and coordinate a system for requesting COVID-related capacity, safety and IT needs.  Collect and prioritize these requests in alignment with College strategic priorities and grant allowability.  3. Develop and implement a communication plan for approvals, modifications, and revisions of requests.4. Directly support Financial Services in organizing, tracking, and submitting approvals for purchase orders, timecards, and time & effort reporting.5. Ensure practices to monitor and suppress COVID and the outreach to financial aid applicants are appropriately documented and conducted in accordance with grant requirements. 6. Track spending as it supports and relates to the college strategic plan or other needs. Reconcile grant financial expenses, correct errors and maintain records to support grant requirements.7. Administer monitoring and evaluation systems for externally funded programs to document progress and achievement outcomes and mandated accountability standards.  Review and approve reports prepared by College employees to assure compliance with College, grant and agency requirements.8. Support, contract or bidding processes as requested by the Purchasing Manager. Verify compliance with federal procurement guidelines.  9. Review grant and related contract data. Work with College employees to ensure project deliverables including budget expenditures are being met. Prepare reports on special revenue obligations, project personnel, matching funds, costs, project performance and related information for all externally funded activities. 10. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and occupational experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.2. Three years of related work experience with governmental accounting.3. Grant management experience, to include experience with grant reporting and budget management.4. Understanding of higher education operations preferred.5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to work with all levels of internal and external customers.6. Ability to research, analyze and interpret data and prepare detailed reports.7. Strong organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills. Self-reflective and feedback oriented. 8. Knowledge and experience with total quality and team-based participatory management.  9. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems and reporting tools. Knowledge of data reporting systems such as Argos or Cognos is desired.  10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity. Benefits Summary

Group Life Insurance

Group Health Insurance

Group Dental Insurance

Group Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Accumulative Sick Leave

Flexible Spending

403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options

Wellness Program

Professional Development

Educational Assistance

Employee Assistance Program


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