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Grant Compliance Specialist

Rockford, IL 61101

Posted: 04/08/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: KB188382221 Pay Rate: $40000 / year

Job Description

The Grants Compliance Specialist will assist the  leadership  team in post-award tracking and reporting of state, federal, local, and federal funds through accurate and efficient classification, control and reporting of revenues and expenditures. This position coordinates receipt of awards and contract documentation; maintains proposal and funding records in database systems, and prepares scheduled and special reports, studies, and analyses.  Grants Compliance Specialist Essential Functions- 
  • Maintain Grant Cycle Calendar and work with program managers to meet grant deadlines for government and reporting.
  • Become knowledgeable of grant guidelines and expectations and advise programs on implementation and going efforts to ensure compliance. 
  • Generate or assist with monthly reports, researching and pulling data, among other tasks.
  • Ensure all grant reports (monthly, quarterly, annual) are submitted on or before their deadlines. 
  • Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant  programs
  • Analyze and evaluate contract and grant budgets for correct calculation of expenditure categories such as salaries, percent of effort, salary adjustment increases, fringe benefits, indirect costs, materials, and equipment. 
  • Assist the Director of Finance in the planning, design, implementation, and support of financial systems, related policies, and processes needed to identify and manage the revenue and expenditures of the organization and its various components. 
  • Develop and modify policies, procedures, systems  in accordance with government regulations and organizational needs and objectives.
  Grants Compliance Specialist -Education, Training, ExperienceGraduation from an accredited institution with a  Bachelor' s degree  in business, accounting, public administration, or related field. Two years of experience in grant compliance and grant administration, preferably in a public sector setting. A satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be considered.  Grants Compliance Specialist Job-Specific Skills  Critical knowledge and fundamental skills required for the position, include:
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365, QuickBooks, and database management. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Skilled  in math or accounting. 
Grants Compliance Specialist Necessary Special Requirements-
  • Possession of a valid driver’ s license
  • Insured, personal vehicle for business use; business-related mileage reimbursement  available
  • Drug screening and background  check
  If interested and qualified, apply directly to this job  posting! Or contact Keri for more information 815-229-7810


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