Accounting and Grants Coordinator

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

Job Summary:
Provides accounting support and fiscal grant coordination to management and the Council staff through conducting and organizing accounting duties and activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Fiscal management

– Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete.
– Review and reconcile the General Ledger by performing any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties.
– Verify the accuracy of figures and calculations pertaining to business transactions recorded by other staff.
– Manage day to day grant fund expenditures for accuracy and to verify grant funding is adequate for


– Verify completeness of vouchers created by other staff members.
– Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
– Input Accounts Payable for outside vendors when needed.
– Input Cash Receipts.
– Prepare Journal Entries as needed.
– Prepare grant expenditure reports and fiscal backup as required by grantors.
– Monitor TCCSMD staff to ensure fiscal policies and procedures are followed, as directed.
– Manage and coordinate Procurements when needed.
– Assist in Annual Budget coordination

Office Management and Support

– Participate as needed in special projects and assignmentsmay include gathering data and compiling various reports for management.
– Manage projects, and contribute to committee and team work.
– Serves a fiscal/administrative liaison to vendors and contractors as needed.
– Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

– Knowledge of basic finance and accounting principles.
– Experience with financial accounting systems and clerical procedures and systems such as Microsoft Office, managing files and records, transcription and spreadsheets.
– Working knowledge of standard office equipment.
– Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
– Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing.
– Strong application of grammar, spelling, punctuation and rules of composition; letter and report writing
– Attention to detail and accuracy.
– Technical Capacity.
– Understanding and respect for confidential information.

Qualifications / Required Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelors degree with emphasis in accounting and a minimum of two (2) years experience, with demonstrated progressively complex responsibilities are required. Degree requirement may be waived with five (5) years commensurate experience.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Work may require frequent travel to off-site locations for meetings and events.

Physical Demands:

The position requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Must have the ability to lift and carry parcels, packages, and other items, and to walk short distances.

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Must have

a valid drivers license and

daily access to a vehicle.



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