Grant and Project Accountant

Location: Lafayette, LA (70598)
Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Salary: $40,000 -$45,000
Industry: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 9 days ago
Reposted: 2 days ago

The Grant/Project Accountant will administer financial reporting and compliance for grants, foundation accounts, sponsored programs, and/or special projects as designated by the Executive Director of Finance or designee. Financial administration will be reported under the parameters established in a grant, partnership agreement, or college accounting standards. The individual is also responsible for working with various constituencies that may include employers, agencies, students, college personnel, and other community partners consistent with the goals of the grant/project.

Major Responsibilities:

Maintains grant and contract fiscal tracking, reporting, and compliance with regards to contractual obligations.

  • Provides periodic reports for grant administrators as needed and prepares financial analysis including any interim and final reporting.
  • Accounts for grant and contract assets, liabilities, revenues and expenditures in accordance with GAAP, contractual, and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares account analysis and account reconciliation as directed.
  • Responsible for submitting report data associated with the project or grant outcomes and for disseminating grant or project results to various constituencies.
  • Develops and monitors budgets and oversees physical resources associated with the grant or project.
  • Participates in training as needed to stay abreast of appropriate technical areas.
  • Ensures integrity of budgets and fixed asset information for grants, sponsored programs, special projects and foundation accounts.
  • The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: This position reports to the Director of Finance

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Associate's degree in a business discipline or public administration required.

EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills. Grant writing experience a plus. Appropriate technical, computer literacy, time management and teamwork skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, manage multiple priorities and deadlines, and initiative to follow through with projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.

Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.


  • No waiting period to enroll in benefits.
  • Employer contribution to retirement plan.
  • Excellent benefits, including voluntary benefits: medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, fee remission, LTD, STD, Identity Guard, etc.
  • Paid time off: vacation and sick.
  • Paid holidays: 8 days plus winter break between December 25th and January 1st.
  • Free tuition for employee and dependents.

Hiring Range:


Diversity Statement:

Diversity: At Ivy Tech Community College we honor and appreciate the diversity of our students, employees, and community. Ivy Tech seeks to embody individuals who vary in terms of race, national/ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical and mental ability, socioeconomic status, religious preference, veteran status, and citizenship, in the service of learning.

Equity: Ivy Tech Community College seeks to create opportunities for historically underrepresented populations to have equal access in hiring, compensating, promoting, providing services for, educating, and overall support.

Belonging: The active, intentional and ongoing engagement Ivy Tech Community College has with diversity - in its college community, in its curriculum, in its offices and workplace, and in the communities, it serves. A sense of belonging refers to real and perceived social support on campus or in one's department, a feeling or sensation of connectedness, and the experience of mattering or feeling cared about, accepted, respected, valued by, and important to the campus community, including peers, colleagues, faculty, and staff. Ivy Tech seeks to provide a sustained welcoming and protected environment for all people, regardless of their background and identity, as all belong at Ivy Tech.