Grant Accountant

Moraine Valley Community College
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Job Title:

Grant Accountant



Work Location:

Main Campus


Accountable for fiscal administration and control of numerous Federal, state and private source grant programs, in accordance with applicable legal and contractual requirements; responsible for assisting with grant budget development; determines allowable costs for grant programs; prepares financial statements and granting agency reports; compiles monthly grant billing; assists with preparing audit schedules; counsels and directs grant project directors regarding appropriate use of grant funds; ensures proper amount of indirect costs are recovered by the College. The Grant Accountant is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field. Two years accounting experience with a focus on grant accounting preferred.


Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures
  • Microsoft Office Skills, with advanced skills in Excel, including pivot tables, etc.
  • Knowledge of Federal Circulars
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems
  • Knowledge of personal computer operations and applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and interact effectively with faculty, staff and students.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work experience in grants accounting within higher education
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague
  • Experience with or knowledge of governmental or fund accounting

Position Status:

Full Time


Monday – Friday
8:00am to 5:15pm

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

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Moraine Valley Community College is dedicated to ensuring our students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of a changing world. With nearly 150 programs, expert faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and a vibrant campus culture, you’ll see why we are among the nation’s premier two-year institutions of higher learning.

The Moraine Valley Community College District 524 covers 139 square miles in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The district has population of about 400,000 people and includes 26 communities.

Recognizing employees are among our most valuable resources, Moraine Valley strives to attract, hire and retain diverse and highly qualified personnel. 

Our Human Resources Department is committed to providing professional, prompt and fair services to current and prospective employees. We are excited at the prospect of new personnel sharing their knowledge and expertise within our community and we encourage all to apply for open positions for which they are qualified. The college prides itself on providing an atmosphere that fosters professional and personal growth—one of the many reasons we are recognized as an Avatar HR Solutions Best in Class Employer.

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