Sample Grant Accountant Resume

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Jesse Smith
33763 Lost River Rd
Elkhorn, NE 68022

Job Objective To obtain a Grant Accountant position that fully utilizes my experience and abilities.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • In Depth knowledge of financial operations, law terminology, state regulations and operating policies
  • Ability to design, analyze, and prepare financial reports
  • Ability to monitor expenditures and maintain data
  • Remarkable ability to interpret government contract language
  • Superior computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Electronic Grant Submission, Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Microsoft Access
  • Ability to work independently, under supervision, and as part of a team
  • Trustworthy individual with strong ethics and integrity

Professional Experience:

Grant Accountant, August 2005 – Present
Goodwill Industries of Central Virginia, Inc, Elkhorn, NE

  • Administered grant functions, analyzed budget and expense, and prepared financial reports.
  • Performed grant closeout functions as required by the Grants and Contracts Administration.
  • Reviewed general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and completed journal entries.
  • Assisted with time and effort reporting system.
  • Maintained regular communications with the department.
  • Resolved usual issues in coordination fiscal contacts.

Grant Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Mergis Group, Elkhorn, NE

  • Administered sponsored grant funds adhering to government regulations, sponsored requirements, and policies.
  • Notified faculty of upcoming grant and progress report deadlines.
  • Coordinated the submission of new grants, progress reports, and competitive renewals to funding agencies.
  • Communicated with faculty and staff to ensure that project expenses are consistent with the progress.
  • Prepared financial reports for presentation.
  • Supported the Department Manager with duties necessary to maintain efficiency.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

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