IPHA Annual Business Meeting | October 20, 2023 at 1:00PM CST

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Public Health Job Board

Grants Accounting Manager
Cook County Department of Public Health (Full Time)

Cook County Department of Public Health

7556 W Jackson
Forest Park, IL 60130



Deanna Durica


Job Description

The Grants Accounting Manager is responsible for the Grants accounting duties which includes auditing, reimbursement requests, and monitoring expenditures providing support to ensure proper use of financial systems and reporting, budgeting, and billing of government funded grants and contracts. In cooperation with the Director, provides assurance that Cook County Health (CCH) remains in compliance with funder requirements and acts as the liaison between CCH and current funding sources. This Grants Accounting Manager monitors the implementation of the Budget and provides guidance on Budget processes to assigned areas. Manages the daily, monthly, and annual Grant accounting, auditing, billing, monitoring expenditures, reimbursement requests, and reporting requirements under the Grant agreements. Responds to questions and provides requested information to funders, program staff and other finance staff
Manages and oversees the work of accounting staff
Identifies weaknesses within, contribute to, and ensure the sustainability of improvement of Grant process workflows
Reviews and approves all Grant billing and reporting before submission to funders
Reviews and prepares the annual Grant budget appropriation and ensures that all positions are completely captured in the annual CCH budget
Assists in the preparation of Corporate Fiscal Year budget information
Oversees the budgetary aspects of the position control for Grants. Coordinates with Human Resources (HR) and Department of Budget and Management Systems (DBMS). Notifies Leadership in advance of any employee(s) that are on Grant programs that are not going to be renewed
Assists in preparing accounting files for review and audit by external or internal auditor.
Assists in the preparation of all regulatory reports and Grant billing as required in the Grant agreements, when necessary
Meets and partners with program manager/staff on a regular basis to monitor Grant activities and expenses
Oversees the maintenance and integrity of the Grants General Ledger and provides technical direction to subordinate level activities
Posts Grant related entries to the General Ledger. Reviews the General Ledger for accuracy and compliance with established accounting procedures
Reviews and oversees the reconciliation of the General Ledger and the Grants Accounting Subledger. Resolves any reconciling items and recommends any procedure changes to address or mitigate issues in the future
Reviews grant supporting documentation prepared by accounting staff and prepares grant analysis reports to assist Grant program staff to manage the grants effectively, analyze variances and alert grant owners
Prepares comparative reports, in accounting and statistical form, to locate variations, show fluctuation, show development of trends, to assist in effective Grant monitoring, when needed.
Generates various internal and external regulatory and/or informational reports as required
Prepares financial statement reports, i.e., Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Trial Balance, etc. needed for the during the annual Cook County Audit
Performs other duties as assigned
when applying on the CCH taleo site, please search for ID 00131407

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