Employment Opportunities

Grants Accountant

This position is currently open.
Reports To: 
Financial Controller
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Absentee Shawnee Tribe / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
General Description
This position performs the accounting and financial service functions for programs funded by grants or special revenue.  This position is responsible for monthly, quarterly, and final reporting on all awarded grants.  Monitors and approve the grant expenditures for compliance with specific grant guidelines. 
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate the centralized accounting and financial reporting for tribally awarded grants
  • Responsible for grants government reporting, consisting of periodic, quarterly, and final year reports.
  • Performs government drawdown and request for reimbursement or advance of funds.
  • Interacts with departments concerning completion dates, over budgets, and final vouchers.
  • Develops management reports to keep senior management and Executive Committee informed of financial issues related to federal regulations.
  • Reconciles all grant related general ledger accounts
  • Approve all grant related expenditures
  • Enter and review all journal entries related to grant activity
  • Review grant budgets monthly, quarterly and annually for any issues with overspending/underspending
  • Prepare invoices/billing and drawdown funds for the support of restricted fund expenditures
  • Prepare and enter monthly Indirect Cost Expenses and Revenues for all grants
  • Prepare all applicable quarterly and fiscal reports for grants and ensure an accurate, timely submission 
  • Coordinate with key personnel at all levels of the tribe to ensure timely expenditure of grant funds in compliance with guidelines and deadlines
  • Stay up to date on training related to each particular funding agency
  • Stay up to date on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars related to grant management including audits and federal regulations
  • Participate in the annual audit as it relates to grants
  • Maintain grant fiscal records and database
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Controller
Education & Requirements
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business preferred.
  • At least 2 years of general accounting experience or equivalent experience managing grants.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong knowledge of Excel and Sage MIP is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong attention to deadlines.
  • Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and self-direct
  • Native American Preference/EOE/Drug Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
5 months 1 week ago