• Grants Analyst

    Position Number
    Financial Services
    Compensation Max
    USD $23.59/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $18.14/Hr.
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Administers grant funds, monitors expenditures and assists Principal Investigators (PIs) in the proper use and reporting of grant funds. Apply and communicate regulatory, compliance requirements and internal control activities.



    • Initiates grant set-ups, to include budget loads, revisions and contingent set-ups
    • Manages an assigned project workload. Number of projects is determined on project complexity
    • Ensures compliance of all project reporting and financial deliverables; tracks and seeks PI cooperation to remedy late progress reports hindering invoice payments
    • Serves as primary resource contact for investigators and sponsoring agencies, for assign project workload, for providing grant administration guidance or decisions on appropriateness of specific issues
    • Assists in approving requisitions for assigned projects, and conducting any follow-up on outstanding or disputed balances
    • Responsible for preparing monthly journal entries, reviewing for appropriateness and processing cost transfers, completing project close-out procedures, and communicating variances to the investigator or sponsor, where applicable
    • Monitors and coordinates the auditable reporting of cost share required on projects and provides reporting and documentation to funding agency when necessary
    • Gather, reconcile, and verify for compliance supporting documentation to prepare invoices to sponsors and subcontractors. Performs follow-up activities to ensure timely recovery of funds.
    • Reviews all expenditures against grant budgets and investigates and resolves variances
    • Assists Principal Investigators (PI) and Business Managers with management and oversight of fiscal and administrative matters related to projects from inception of award to project closeout
    • Maintains spreadsheets and databases for project and invoice tracking and management
    • Maintains current and new grant files in accordance with GA Department policy and procedures
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with coworkers, members of Sponsored Programs, sponsors, investigators, and business managers to ensure all services are provided with a proactive customer service orientation
    • Obtain, sort, stamp and distribute mail to staff
    • Assist with gathering, verifying, and reviewing for accuracy and completeness; support for annual audit activities
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Associate’s degree in Accounting or Finance plus three years relevant experience working with grants or in a sponsored program environment.


    Broad knowledge of grants, contracts and sponsored programs. Ability to rapidly assimilate and retain institutional fiscal policies, procedures and practices.  Ability to adjust to constant changes and handle multiple assignments and tasks. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply OMB’s Uniform Guidance, Cost Principles, and general grant or contract regulations.  Ability to use judgment, tact and resourcefulness to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships.


    Location : Location



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