Financial Services And Grant Account Coordinator (Financial Services Specialist I) (572-118)

Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown , VA 22645

Posted 6 months ago

  • Manage financial reporting and invoicing for selected sponsored programs not associated with financial aid.

  • Financial reports for program managers are provided at least monthly, or as required for compliance.

  • Advises program managers of financial issues if they should develop within their grant; assists in problem resolution as necessary.

  • Financial transactions are recorded timely and accurately.

  • Financial reports are submitted timely and are accurate.

  • Monitor and reconcile the various sponsored program awards in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Ensure drawdown amounts are properly supported

  • Grant Budget and modification request support

  • Support Grant Proposal Cost Budgets

  • Support renegotiation of federal Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA)

  • Author and Maintain Federally Funded Sponsored Program manual

  • Maintain Grants log with Awards, period of performance, AIS GL coding, contacts

  • Find efficiencies in transactional accounting

  • Learn/Teach how to import Journal Entries into AIS

  • Learn/Teach how to import Budgets into AIS

  • Utilize SIS and AIS queries for reconciling General Ledger control accounts

  • Learn/Teach ImageNow and WebNow applications

  • Assist year-end financial reporting procedures.

  • Quarterly review of reports to assure issues are addressed timely.

  • -Other duties performed as assigned (such as reconciling General Ledger accounts, Excel financial modeling, and processing journal entries as needed).

  • -No complaints received regarding violations of confidentiality or security access rules.

  • -Notifies Finance Director of breaches of internal controls.

  • -Completes required security training

Required Skills

Excellent working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices; knowledge of grant accounting, including knowledge of state and federal rules, regulations, processes, and procedures; knowledge of proper internal controls. Knowledge of Federal and State grant accounting guidelines.

Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, computer keyboarding, microcomputer processing with Microsoft Word and Excel, PeopleSoft Software for the student information system and accounting information system, telephone communications, electronic communications, filing and record retention, and excellent business writing skills.

Abilities: Generates and interprets financial data and information and compiles timely and accurate financial reports and reconciliations; project and grant financial management; ability to recognize internal control weaknesses and to propose corrective actions for such and to monitor, develop, and implement internal control procedures. Strong analytical abilities; ability to provide proper error resolution recommendations in a complex accounting environment.

Required Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance or related field, along with experience performing advanced level accounting functions.

Compensation and Benefits:

The minimum salary for the position is $33,598.00 per year, however, actual starting salary will commensurate with education and/or experience. The position is full time, classified and as such is eligible for the benefits package offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia for state agencies. For more information, please visit

Additional Information:

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The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), LFCC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. 1-800-906-5322 ext. 7226

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

Application Instructions:

We encourage interested parties to apply as soon as possible for all job postings. Positions at Lord Fairfax Community College are posted for a minimum of 5 business days. However, applications are reviewed as submitted and it is in your best interest to complete your application as quickly as possible after the position is posted.

Please complete the entire application process for full consideration. The online application consists of the following required sections:

  • At the bottom of the job posting there is a box entitled "Apply." Please select "New Resume/CV" if you are new to our application site, or "Existing Resume/CV" if you have applied with LFCC previously. Read the application instructions and select "Accept" to create/access your profile.

  • Upload Profile Attachments

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Unofficial Transcripts, required for all credit teaching positions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment

Some key information you will need to provide:

  • Your full legal name

  • License Number

  • Employment Information (Dates, addresses, phone numbers, salary)

  • Reference names and phone numbers

Reference checks, background screenings, and eVerify are required for all LFCC positions. Satisfactory reference, background screenings are a condition of employment.

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