The Grant Analyst and Account Manager position reports directly to the Controller. This position will be responsible for the oversight of several general ledger accounts. This will include the monthly close and reconciliation of those accounts and any analysis necessary to ensure the accuracy of the balances stated on the general ledger. The Grant Analyst and Account Manager position will prepare ad hoc reports and schedules as requested by financial managers. This position me be required to work closely with the Title III Coordinator to keep accurate information pertaining to the use of grant funds inside the University including but not limited to purchasing of basic supplies and payroll expenses.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Updating documentation of procedures related to the general ledger accounts assigned.
- Perform monthly account reconciliations for GL accounts.
- Produce periodic and ad hoc reports and schedules as requested.
- Provide assistance in the annual external audit process.
- Provide assistance to monthly and fiscal year end closing processes.
- Ensure proper and consistent financial accounting methodology, techniques, and policies are used in University Operations.
- Perform monthly Title IV and Title III grant reconciliations in compliance with the Department of Education.
- Provide assistance in the financial reporting requirement for each grant.
- Organize and maintain administrative files on each grant.
- Create monthly reports for distribution to each grant financial director.
- Implement and maintain grants module in SCT Banner to include month end closing process for that module.
- Assist Controller with capital asset management as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business management is a must.
- Excellent skills in spreadsheet design and Microsoft Office applications.
- Effective communication skills in person, via email or phone.
- High degree of organizational skills, accuracy, and flexibility.
- Demonstrates the ability to multi-task.
- Knowledge of Banner.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and meet institutional, federal, and state deadlines.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent
- Experience working in business office setting
- Knowledge of GL account reconciliations
- Experience with Banner/Ellucian Software
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, and Word)
- Experience with management of federal and state grant funds
Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.
Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.
Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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