Grant Accounting

Boston, MA



  • Evaluate the complete accounting cycle of a grant, contract, or specific purpose fund for which the company is responsible.
  • Meets with principal investigators, department heads, and administrative managers to settle accounting challenges regarding their sponsored research.
  • Trains individuals within and outside the department concerning external and internal reporting and auditing requirements.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of new reports generated by the new general ledger system.
  • Responsible for cash management activities for respective departments.
  • Reviews monthly settlements for the various funds and operations.
  • Reviews and audits financial reports prepared in the department.
  • Reviews all bills prepared for a department
  • Assists in any on-site audits performed by Internal Audit or any outside agencies.
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly financial statement and management reports for review.
  • Assists in the continual evolution of Research Finance reporting and controls.




  • Level of knowledge generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Two to four years of progressively more responsible experience in the accounting and financial reporting of grants and contracts.
  • Specialized knowledge of Federal and State contract compliance requirements, Federal and Foundation Grants, Financial rules and regulations, and Federal reports such PMS, FFRs, etc. required.
  • Analytical skills needed for auditing reports, compiling data for reports, maintaining accounts in compliance with guidelines,
  • Ability to operate PC on network to create and maintain spreadsheets and to update other financial systems.





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 1/24/2020
Salary $35.00/hr

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