About the Role
The Vander Weele Group is seeking a Certified Public Accountant or similarly certified grant or accounting professional to support the management and oversight of CARES, ARPA, and other grant funding. This position requires meticulous attention to detail, precision, and accuracy in written work.
This position has the potential for up to 25% travel.
Analyze grant submissions, revisions, and related budgets to ensure adherence to Federal and State regulations.
Test processes and internal controls to verify that practices are in place to ensure compliance.
Sample and review expense reimbursements for equipment, supplies, and personnel to ensure they accord with laws, regulations, and established guidelines.
Draft recommendations and reports to summarize testing and findings and ensure that required reports are submitted as per project requirements.
Ensure that staff who are paid from grant funds are properly certified and that their documented duties align with the grant from which the funds were expended.
Ensure that appropriate actions are implemented to resolve past deficiencies in auditing or monitoring reviews.
Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Internal Audit, Auditing, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience. CPA and/or CIA are preferred.
A minimum of three years performing audits (internal or external), compliance, or regulatory review work.
Proven experience managing projects and using analytical and communicative skills, both written and oral.
Understanding of, and ability to discern between, allowable and unallowable expenditures and internal controls.
Experience producing written recommendations based on testing results and experience coordinating with management to implement reasonable solutions which improve oversight and internal controls.
The ability to work independently as well as in a team while meeting time and budget standards.
Preferred Skills and Experience
Knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance).
Experience with Federal educational grants.
Experience conducting audits.
Experience working with various sampling methodologies