Finance And Grants Analyst

Portable Practical Educational Preparation, Inc Phoenix , AZ 85004

Posted 5 months ago


Under the direct supervision of the Director of Finance, this position performs multiple accounting functions and reconciliations to provide financial analysis on accounts relating to budgets and the general ledger; prepares grant billings and reimbursement requests to various funding sources, and provides general accounting support.


  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts to the general ledger.

  • Assists with the preparation of budgets; enters budget detail to the Finance Accounting System.

  • Analyzes and provides budget vs actual activity to the Director of Finance and to Directors and Managers of agency programs.

  • Prepares monthly cost-reimbursement billings to various funding sources, maintains documentation pertaining to same, and provides financial analysis to the agency Directors of those programs.

  • Codes cash receipts for entry into the Finance account system.

  • Prepares journal entries to record entries relating to billings, monthly transactions and other adjustments as needed to the general ledger.

  • Prepares reports to the State of Arizona for unclaimed properties.

  • Maintains agency grants, contracts and leases files; notifies appropriate personnel on pending expirations.

  • Participates in external audits and monitoring reviews; assists in gathering information required by the auditors/monitors and with questions arising during the audit/monitoring review.

  • Acts as back-up to the Office and Grants Manager on an as-needed basis.

  • Assists in the functions of Accounts Payable and Payroll as necessary.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.

  • Two (2) years prior work experience in general ledger reconciliation and financial analysis for an organization of comparable size.

  • Two (2) year prior work experience using PC based accounting software.

  • Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel, database programs, and Solomon financial or comparable software.

  • Must have good communication skills, be detail oriented, be organized and have the ability to work under deadlines.


  • Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.


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

  • Four (4) years prior work in general ledger reconciliation and financial analysis for an organization of comparable size.

  • Prior work experience in a government, education or private non-profit environment.


  • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen.

  • Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds.


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Finance And Grants Analyst

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