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Grant Compliance and Reporting Officer (Part Time, 3-year Term)

The City of Falls Church Virginia
Falls Church, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The City is recruiting a part-time, 3-year term position of Grant Compliance and Reporting Officer within the Department of Finance. The primary function of the position is to manage the $18+ million American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding received under the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) Non-Entitlement Unit (NEU) and the U.S. Department of Treasury, additional ARPA related funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and any other Federal/State Grants that the City receives. This position will perform all necessary accounting and compliance reporting for federal awards and specifically awards under ARPA, and assist departments with the procurement of goods and services related to federal awards. This position works under the general and direct supervision of the Deputy Director of Finance and will work closely with the Purchasing agent within established policies, procedures, guidelines, and timelines.

The City is an independent city six miles from the nation's capital. It is small in area (2.2 square miles) and population (about 16,000 people). The City is known for its urban village community, quality customer service, nationally ranked school system, environmental activism, and endless community activities.

  • Maintains the City’s financial records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board as they relate to federal awards.
  • Performs analytical reviews and account reconciliations; maintains and completes the State and Treasury mandated expenditure report and other grant management reports in accordance with the reporting guidelines and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Manages monthly expenditure/expense reports to ensure completeness and accuracy as to coding and balances. This includes month-end review and posting of journal entries.
  • Prepares and submits monthly or quarterly financial and programmatic reports as required by award agreements.
  • Reviews departments’ applications for use of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to ensure proposed programs and costs are eligible and allowable under guidelines established by the US Treasury.
  • Provide strategic procurement guidance and technical support to departments in the procurement of goods and services utilizing federal awards to ensure compliance with Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200).
  • Provide technical guidance and support to departments in the evaluation of bids and proposals, identify deficiencies and work with departments or bidders and proposers to resolve them
  • Monitor Contractor compliance and performance to ensure goods and services are procured in accordance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Performs due diligence and reviews of account balances related to federal awards; monitors internal controls and ensure compliance and reliable financial data, and meets the statutory responsibilities of financial operations.
  • Identifies, researches, logs, documents, and works with the Deputy Director of Finance to resolve any financial issues.
  • Assists with the coordination of the annual audit and preparation of audit information requests including the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards.
  • Provides administrative analysis, post award services, and oversight to ensure compliance with grant requirements; serves as a resource and point of contact for finance staff and managers of grant funded programs.
  • Ensures compliance with all established standards, policies and procedures as well as the City’s codes and ordinances.
  • Ensures compliance with the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s expectations and recommended best practices where appropriate under the SLFRF Program. This includes i) Key principles, ii) Statutory Eligible Uses, iii) Treasury’s Rulemaking, iv) Uniform guidance (2 CFR Part 200), and v) Award Terms and Conditions.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Four years of work experience in federal grant management.
  • Strong focus on compliance under the Single Audit Act and its implementation regulation of the uniform guidance at 2 CFR Part 200, Subpart F regarding audit requirements, experience in preparing a schedule of expenditures of federal awards, governmental accounting, reporting and financial analysis.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting, grant management accounting and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Possess a working knowledge of procurement regulations under the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA) and 2 CFR Part 200.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Possess excellent analytical, Excel, MS query, statistical analysis and data management skills.
  • Working experience with local government financial software (Keystone, Munis/Tyler, SAP, etc.)

This is a part-time position averaging less than 20 hours per week with the opportunity to work partially from home. The term of employment is 3 years.

Salary & Benefits

The hourly rate is $28 to $40 per hour, depending on qualifications. There are no benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Falls Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.

Reasonable Accommodation

During the selection process, applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation with the agreement of the Human Resources Division. Requests should be directed to the Human Resources Division. The City of Falls Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

All City facilities are smoke free.

The City of Falls Church Virginia


Falls Church, VA
22046 USA


Non Profit

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