Statement of PurposeThe Grant Accountant is primarily responsible for maintaining/managing contract files, keeping up-to-date invoicing to contractors/grantor agencies, maintaining professional relations with program grant/contract monitors, and assisting METRO’s Finance Department with other duties assigned by the Grant Accountant Supervisor.


Primary Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile and analysis various expenses for allowability;
  • Maintain running budget balances for assigned grants;
  • Prepare projections and forecasts for assigned grants;
  • Prepares and submits required monthly invoicing to funders;
  • Assist in preparing grant budgets and revisions;
  • Review data, identify errors through analysis, research and interpretation of data and provide recommendations to Lead grant accountant;
  • Prepare periodic reports for distribution to outside agencies;
  • Provide support to the organization regarding problems with all Grant and Contract Projects;
  • Maintain assigned grant contract folders; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a non-profit contract/grant management setting.
  • BA in Accounting or Finance (Preferred)
  • Experience in working with computerized accounting systems (QuickBooks)


Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work/communicate effectively in a team, across organizational lines, and with CEO, funders, vendors, and community.


  • Must possess and maintain valid Florida driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Must have reliable and accessible auto vehicle.
  • Must pass necessary fingerprinting, Level II background checks and employment eligibility verification through the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system,

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