Performs a variety of accounting functions and is responsible for fiscal oversight, maintenance, developing and reporting financial information for the federal, state & local government and private grants.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following:
Grant financial compliance and interpretation of applicable federal financial regulations, applicable OMB Circulars, and all applicable policies and procedures. Interprets applicable regulations and translates into operational policies as required.
Ensure sub-award financial compliance with applicable federal regulations, providing financial training as needed.
Track and verify all match requirements.
Monitor actual grant expenses vs budgeted grant expenses and prepare budget amendments as needed.
Produce and present financial reports as required.
Prepare required grant reports.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required. Equivalent combination of education (Associate degree/some college) and federal grant experience, preferably Head Start/Early Head Start, will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree. 3-5 years accounting or related financial experience, with federal grant administration experience preferred.
Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment in performing duties
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Solid understanding of accounting principles
Familiarity with accounting software, preferably Abila MIP
Proficient in Microsoft excel spreadsheet applications
Access to reliable transportation to travel between work sites
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Pillars and Community Nurse Health Center on January 1, 2018. To learn more about our merged agency, visit www.PillarsCommunityHealth.org
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.