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Coweta County Vacancy Announcement
Announcement Closes: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
Salary – Dependent Upon Qualifications
Dept/Div: Finance/N/A FLSA Status: Exempt
General Definition of Work
Performs difficult skilled administrative work executing and monitoring county-wide grant projects for all County, Federal and State grants to include applications, budgeting, accounting and grant compliance and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Director, Finance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Maintains current knowledge of available grants and related funding sources and advises and monitors departments regarding grant policies, laws, procedures, special conditions and compliance and reporting requirements.
Develops and completes applications for grants and other supplemental funding assuring that all application requirements are completed and submitted by published deadlines; conducts meetings with department directors for troubleshooting and funding recommendations; coordinates and manages all processes, meetings, and groups that may be required as a part of a particular funding application process.
Serves as a liaison between departments and granting agencies.
Manages financial/budget processes associated with awarded grants including establishing, reconciling and monitoring grant budgets; analyzing status of funds/monthly expenditure reports and making recommendations for adjustments.
Approves budget transfers and makes recommendations; reviews vouchers associated with projects; approves vendor/contractor payments for compliance/funding/coding; reviews reimbursement reports on grants for submission to grant agency and monitors receivables on all grant funds; performs statistical allocation analysis for time and attendance; and analyzes funding requests made in conjunction with proposed program changes to determine adequacy and reasonableness of same; ensures compliance with all fiscal and accounting regulations including Federal, State, and County statutes and agency specific regulations.
Assures compliance with grant/funding regulations, policies, and requirements by monitoring grant performance, identifying issues and solutions and working with departments to implement corrective action; ensures a minimum level of participation is maintained; maintains permanent grant records and official files according to federal/state retention regulations; and pursues consulting on legal issues as necessary.
Audits and performs on-site desk audits for monitoring of departments related to expenditures and compliance issues of federal/state and local governments.
Prepares and maintain records, reports and other documentation pertaining to grant proposal preparation and administration for the Single Audit Report. Provides support for grant audits and site visits.
Reviews and updates grant related policies and communicates changes to departments;
Conducts training for County departments and on-site visits to include: reviewing/updating policies, procedures and regulations; training on proper system procedures; training on budgeting and compliance; answering questions and assisting with problems.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Encourages and promotes a culture of excellent service.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of theories, principles, practices and techniques of business or public administration with emphasis in accounting methods, budgeting, procurement, contracting and reporting; Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of generally accepted accounting principles and Government Accounting Standards Board statements; thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations governing financial matters; thorough knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment; ability to prepare and maintain complex financial reports and records; skill in developing and ability to maintain effective and efficient record-keeping systems; ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to express complex and technical ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, external agencies, associates and the general public.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree with coursework in accounting, finance, public administration or related field and considerable experience in bookkeeping or accounting or Associate’s degree in above field with extensive experience.
Required - Five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or grant administration
Preferred - Two plus years in a government setting
Two plus years in grant administration
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; no special vocal communication skills are required; no special hearing perception is required; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).
Favorable background history as determined by review of local, State and Federal records.
Valid driver’s license in the State of Georgia with a favorable driving history (MVR).
Last Revised: 06/07/2021