Accountant/Analyst (Grants & Reporting) - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

District Administration

Job Responsibilities

Prepares, reviews and analyzes the monthly and annual grant reports

Researches, develops and maintains accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate grant reports

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to assigned restricted funds

Identifies and resolves any issues or reconciling items related in assigned restricted funds

Analyzes and communicates current and projected budgets/financial positions with financial managers, project directors and other internal/external customers and resolves problems as needed

Provides all levels of management with useful and accurate financial information on a timely basis via verbal communication or written documentation

Partners with College stakeholders to understand their underlying business practices to insure that appropriate internal controls are in place and that business activity is recorded in accordance with GAAP

Prepares support schedules and other analyses as needed for year-end audit purposes

Ensures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close

Assists with, prepares, and/or presents documentation for annual audit and any internal or external audits, reviews and site visits

Inputs and maintains appropriate information in the Banner accounting system module and other business systems in the department

Recommends and/or assists with implementation of enhancements and conversions

Participates in training with regard to College policies and procedures

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field and a minimum of two years of demonstrated financial analysis and reporting experience

Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations


Possesses basic knowledge of fundamental GAAP concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Ability to effectively respond to requests from multiple levels of the College in various departments

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail

Ability to be creative and exercise initiative

Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Work accurately with great attention to detail

Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines

Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft Excel (or equivalent programs)

Basic-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Work, Access, & PowerPoint (or equivalent programs)

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


Customer Service
Quality of Work

Collaboration / Inclusion
Time Utilization / Organization
Results Focus

Servant Leadership
Flexibility / Adaptability
Continuous Improvement / Innovation

Preferred Qualifications


Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant (or candidate for either)

Demonstrated experience with the Banner System (or equivalent program)

Demonstrated accounting experience in higher education, fund accounting, and/or externally funded projects

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 5PM.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 10/12/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Accounting & Financial Operations
  • Accountant/Analyst (Grants & Reporting)
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter