Staff Accountant - Grants





Office of Business and Finance




Staff Accountant-Grants


Appointment Conditions:


Part-time (12-months - 30 hours per week)




Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:


Open Until Filled


Job Description:


The Part-Time Staff Accountant – Grants prepares reimbursement requests and prepares interim reports; receives copies of approved budgets for restricted and maintains files for each award; reviews and audits financial transactions posted to restricted grant revenue and expenditure accounts; determines amount of applicable indirect costs; prepares journal entries to charge indirect costs and for correction of errors; posts transactions to general ledger after approval by the Director of Accounting and Budget; prepares reimbursement requests to recover funds expended for unreimbursed grant expenditures; prepares interim reports as required by Grant Agencies; occasional monitoring and training of student employees as departmental activities may require on a project-by-project basis; performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Desired:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business-related field and accounting experience; ability to handle multiple tasks; proficient in working with accounting systems and office systems such as Microsoft Office; ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy; knowledge of bookkeeping and recordkeeping; ability to maintain confidentiality; good oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills. 


Application Deadline:


Open Until Filled.


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

14000 Highway 82 West, #7260

Itta Bena, MS 38941


Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer