Employment Opportunities

Staff Accountant/ Grants
Business Office
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Open Until filled


To ensure all grant reporting requirements are satisfied for assigned grants. Keep abreast of the reporting requirements as outlined by Federal, State, Private, Local and University regulations. Compile, analyze, and prepare budget reports for University funds related to grants and contracts. Reports directly to the Senior Accountant-Grants Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in accordance to the applicable grant guidelines

  • Reviews and provides monthly expenditure to budget reports to Principal Investigators to allow for timely use of grant funds

  • Reconciles grant expenditures to ensure funds are used properly

  • Prepares invoices and drawdown requests for monthly reimbursements from awarding agencies

  • Prepares grant closeout reports

  • Prepare month end journal entries as it relates to grants

  • Creates grant accounts and ensure appropriate budget is loaded to Banner Finance system

  • Review special reports and questionnaires as it relates to grant funding

  • Review and discuss budget information related to grants with project coordinators and/or awarding agency representatives

  • Adhere to requirements regarding performance reviews and audits from awarding agencies

  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from four-year college or university with 2-3 years of experience. Previous experience with managing grants preferred. Computer literate with knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email atHROffice@hamptonu.eduor fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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