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Robert Half Grant Accountant in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Description We are seeking a Grant Accountant to join our team in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. This role offers a contract to hire employment opportunity within the government industry. As a Grant Accountant, you will be responsible for grant management, coordinating FEMA reporting, recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts, and assisting with audits.


• Research and identify potential sources of local, state, federal and/or private foundation grants

• Write and complete grant applications in collaboration with relevant departments

• Prepare and review grant packages, providing feedback to enhance submission quality

• Record grant activity in the general ledger and ensure compliance by reporting grant information and activities as required by the funding agency

• Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reports

• Submit requests for reimbursements from other agencies and track equipment related to grant programs

• Coordinate FEMA reporting activities with departments and function as the finance representative for grant and FEMA administration

• Prepare the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) report and assist with reading committee and council minutes for activity that may need to be recorded or reported

• Maintain grant, FEMA, and other financial records

• Record receipts, disbursements, and journal entries and prepare invoices and monitor accounts receivable

• Stay up to date with changes in governmental accounting and reporting requirements

• Assist with grant monitoring activities, annual audit, and other internal and external audits Requirements • Proficiency in Grant Accounting is essential

• Familiarity with Federal Grant procedures and regulations

• Proven experience in Grant Management, particularly Government Grants

• Strong skills in Grant Writing and Fund Accounting

• Knowledge of Fund Accounting, particularly in the non-profit sector

• Ability to handle Accounting Entries and perform Accounting Functions efficiently

• Proficiency in making Journal Entries

• Experience with Ledger Account Reconciliation

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

• Strong communication and organizational skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

• Knowledge of accounting software and databases

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in work

• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

• Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification is a plus.

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