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Grants Accountant

  • Ref: 292899
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • Industry: Transportation Services
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

We are currently looking for a Grants Accountant for a temporary position in Newark, NJ for a local transportation services. 

Job Duties

  • Prepares client's grant applications for the FFA, as well as other funding agencies.
  • Ensures statutory, planning and administrative requirements are met before grant applications are submitted.
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance and reviews federally required documentation and reports for completeness and compliance with federal requirements.
  • Coordinates, compiles information and writes the documents and reports required by FFA.
  • Provides technical assistance to project managers and other writing plans.
  • Drafts correspondence to FFA regarding federally-funded capital projects and compliance issues.
  • Assists with the Triennial and State Management Reviews and conducts reviews of policies and procedures, recommend corrective action and provides compliance guidance to client's personnel.
  • Ensures that procedures and documentation are in compliance with FFA's requirements.
  • Monitors FFA web site for new or revised rules and regulations, writes compliance guidance and notifies appropriate client's personnel as needed.
  • Establishes and revises funding in CPAS, TRAMs, NJCFS, GA&C capital funding database.
  • Enters quarterly reports in TRAMs, and performs other grant-related functions.
  • Assists with the annual flexing of FHWA High Priority Projects, FHWA, CMAQ and FHWA SfP funds to FFA. Coordinates with senior-level NJDOT staff to develop an obligation strategy to flex funds to FFA.
  • Assists with the STIP/TIP amendment process and Year-End Obligation Report.


  • Bachelor's Degree.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Experience with Grants Accounting. 

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