Grant Accountant (1180)

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



44 Canal Center Plaza
Suite 200
United States



The Grant Accountant assists in the preparation and analysis of financial information related to the organization's grant activities. Work includes, but is not limited to, monthly reconciliation of grant activity, analytical review of activity, and preparation of monthly grant billings. The Grant Accountant has frequent internal and external contact with fellow employees, contractors and subrecipients (e.g., Universities, Other Law Enforcement Nonprofits, and Police Departments). The Grant Accountant also assists the Director of Finance and Accounting Manager in ensuring conformity with association practices, policies and procedures.


  • Perform and present monthly reports to IACP staff comparisons of grant-related projects’ grant budget to actual; responsible for analyzing deviations and researching line item variances.
  • Monitor budget to actual expenditure, producing regular and special budget reports, performing various budget analyses, calculating budget adjustments caused by revised projections, and the like.
  • Monitor schedule of deliverable and rate of grant expenditures compared to budget.
  • Perform various cash management functions, including monthly billing of grant reimbursements and draw down of federal grant funds.
  • Responsible for preparation of federal and private grant closeout reports and follow-up with the grantor.
  • Perform activities designed to maximize compliance with federal and IACP accounting and auditing requirements.
  • Review and ensure the accuracy of all cost allocations and time accounting to grants and non-grant projects.
  • Assist Grants Manager and Accounting Manager with special projects as required.
  • Perform other job-related tasks assigned.



·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is required. 

Relevant Experience

·        Minimum of two years’ experience of federal grant administration required. Strong working knowledge of the 2 CFR 200 Uniform Grant Guidance.

·        Technical skills related to grant accounting, invoices, and federal guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable costs.

Skill Requirements

·        Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

·        Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise judgement, and make independent decisions.

·        Must possess excellent computer skills working with spreadsheets and databases using MS office products.

·        Excellent financial analysis and budgeting skills.

·        Ability to coordinate multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.


  • Occasional travel may be required


The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) offers a generous benefits package to its core staff to include: Competitive Salary; Paid Annual & Sick Leave; 10 paid holidays per year; Health/Vision/Dental Coverage (premiums mostly paid by IACP); Life Insurance/AD&D, 2x salary (100% of premiums paid by IACP); Short & Long Term Disability Coverage (100% of premiums paid by IACP); Parking/Transportation Subsidy; 403 (B) Retirement Savings Plan; Flexible Spending Account – Medical & Dependent Care; Direct Deposit; Free Gym Access 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. 

All cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number. Please note that applications received without all the requested information will not be forwarded for review.

All applications must be received by June 22, 2018.

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