Grants Compliance Officer
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Monitors the compliance of grant recipient departments to ensure general and specific requirements of the grant are adhered to.
- Monitors funded projects to prevent over-expenditure of funds and audit disallowance and ensure awards are fully expended.
- Prepares the schedule of federal and state financial assistance.
- Assists in the reconciliation of all grant financial reports to the general ledger.
- Interprets regulations and policies for departments.
- Provides information to accounting staff to ensure proper recording of grants for financial records.
- Knowledge of governmental laws and regulations related to federal programs and financial reporting for grants.
- Knowledge of internal control procedures.
- Knowledge of reconciling financial data.
- Knowledge of internal control procedures and practices.
- Ability to use general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, calculators, and computers.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to coordinate external audits of grants.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to understand and apply applicable rules. Regulations, policies, and procedures related to grants awarded to the City.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, or related field and five (5) years related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision: October 2001