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Accounting Analyst - Grants
  • Department: Accounting - CFH
  • Entity: Champaign-Urbana Service Area
  • Job Category: Professional
  • Employment Type: Full - Time
  • Job ID: 37960
  • Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Shift: Day
  • Location: Remote
  • Usual Schedule: M-F 8a-5p
  • On Call Requirements: No
  • Work Location: Working from Home
  • Weekend Requirements: No
  • Holiday Requirements: No


Position Summary:
The Accountant Analyst/Specialist-Grants is responsible for the analysis, preparation, maintenance, internal and external reporting and data integrity of CRIS Healthy Aging financial statements, audits, and contracts as well as other associated financial activities.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four (4) years of Carle accounting, financial systems or analysis experience at a Senior Accountant level or equivalent OR Five (5) years of relevant grant accounting experience at a Senior Accountant level or equivalent capacity

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Candidates should possess solid communication, organizational, and technical skills including effective knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Uniform Guidance codes. The position also requires a high degree of professional collaboration in a team environment including project management skills. Candidates will be proven self-starters that take initiative and work independently with little supervision. Candidates must also demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all internal and external grant reporting and contracts for CRIS Healthy Aging. This includes the following processes: application, renewal applications, submission, writing narratives, coordinating reports, managing due dates, budgeting, building relationships with funders and managing and updating the grant spreadsheet for the agency.
  • Maintain accurate financial records through effective review, validation, substantiation and auditing of source or incoming financial data to ensure its integrity for accurate financial transaction recording and accurate financial reporting. Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
  • Establish and maintain significant accounting estimates such as liabilities and receivables for CRIS Healthy Aging, segments and activities. Perform timely reconciliation activities in order to assure accurate financial transactions and financial reporting for the respective reporting entity.
  • Work in conjunction with the Corporate Finance and Accounting team for the system Single Audit and Financial Statement Audit. Analyze and compile information required to support annual non-profit tax return reporting for CRIS Healthy Aging.
  • Managing and supporting the grants' requirement and performance goal implementation for the organization through assigned program directors and/or responsible parties.
  • Monitor communication with funders including rules and regulations for approving grants, specifications, requirements and performance objectives across all departments of the organization and the management.
  • Continually assess and enhance internal controls to ensure parameters are in place to minimize financial transaction and reporting risk and improprieties.
  • Analyze financial transactions, performance and results for their respective entities, segments and activities in order to provide enhanced understanding to the management team responsible for those areas as well as to inform finance and administrative management team members.
  • Provide assistance with annual operating and capital budget development and analyze and interpret monthly operating performance variance results for CRIS Healthy Aging.
  • Analyze and provide assistance with business plans, initiatives and pro-forma financial projections for CRIS. Oversee grant implementation according to the operational and financial needs of the organization.
  • Provide /coordinate execution of detailed programmatic reports with the funders and the Board of Directors with respect to the organization's progress.
  • Implement and maintain the clerical, computer and administrative functions necessary to perform all job duties. These functions included, but are not limited to: typing, filing, completing and submitting reports timely, working in grantor portals and etc
  • Attend all meetings and training necessary for the operation of the program or as assigned.
  • Provide training to the new staff on grant management and programmatic reporting requirements.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: human.resources@carle.com.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.