Grant Accountant - Pensacola State College in Pensacola Florida

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(Job #2210)

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Detailed Job Description


The Grant Accountant position is a full-time professional/managerial position.  This position reports to the Assistant Comptroller and will assist in the interpretation and implementation of federal and state laws and rules for the College’s financial accounting procedures and internal controls relating to the expenditure of restricted funds; maintain financial information for restricted funds, prepare financial and related reports as mandated by federal and state laws; prepare and update College’s online accounting system to reflect appropriate fund adjustments; write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manual; and present information to managers, clients, and general public. Additionally, duties to be performed include, but are not limited to the following:  prepare budget amendments and journal entries; reconcile restricted fund accounts, investigate discrepancies, and take appropriate actions as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.  Successful results of a criminal background check are required. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer working knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations with experience in governmental and/or non-profit accounting; knowledge of general accounting, financial management, or restricted accounting; knowledge of grantor regulations related to sponsored programs; knowledge and use of business productivity software, i.e., Microsoft Word and Excel; excellent customer service experience; and strong verbal and written communication skills.

SALARY RANGE:  $25,000.00 - $30,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.  However, the college does not generally hire at the top of the range.)    


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the college is nearly 38% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick and annual leave.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If you have any questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open Until Filled – First review of applications will begin August 26, 2014. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be received by August 25, 2014.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

Keyword Phrases

  • Financial Accounting
  • Internal controls
  • Restricted accounting
  • Online accounting systems
  • Reconciliations/discrepancies
  • Non-profit accounting
  • Governmental accounting
  • Financial management
  • Business productivity software
  • Federal and State laws
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 0 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: $25,000 - $30,000
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: Transcripts