Montgomery City County Personnel

Grants Accountant (#CI0600)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this position exists is to support grant management efforts by providing technical accounting, budgeting, and administrative assistance. Major work responsibilities include establishing grant accounts; managing those accounts; analyzing, researching and compiling financial data; providing technical assistance and oversight; and performing a variety of related administrative tasks.  Incumbents perform complex, technical grants accounting/financial work involving varying fiscal years and numerous reporting deadlines.  Incumbents must continually monitor changing program and reporting requirements for a variety of funding sources and balance the management of numerous grant financial projects and accounts.  Errors in work products may mean losing funds that were used outside parameters of guidelines/contracts or due to inattention to reporting deadlines and requirements.  This class differs from the Accountant class because of its emphasis on grant compliance with budgetary and reporting requirements.  Incumbents work in the City's Finance Department and Planning Department and at the Montgomery Housing Authority and are supervised by a division or a department head. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from a university or college with major course work in accounting and two years of governmental accounting experience at the level of an accountant, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CI0600; EST: ; REV: 10/18/2011;