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Grant Accountant / Research Administrator

Company: Johnson & Hill
Location: Hatfield
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Grant Accountant / Research Administrator

Are you an experienced Grant Accountant / Research Administrator?  This could be your opportunity to showcase your skills  at  one the areas  most sought after employers.  This role starts out as a Contract position but may become Contract to Hire.

In this role you will report to the Controller.   The Research Administrator is responsible for the oversight and administration of all grants and awards from federal, corporate, and other sources.  The Research Administrator establishes and communicates sponsored program administration policies & procedures, oversees the maintenance of expenditures and other post-award records, and is responsible for the establishment of an efficient and compliant post-award infrastructure. 


  • Act as the primary resource to the organization  on the financial management of external funding
  • Review all grant expenditures for adequate documentation and compliance with applicable regulations and budgets
  • Prepare all journal entries related to grant accounts within Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, as well as related budget adjustments, cost transfers, detailed schedules, account reconciliations, and other financial reports
  • Oversee the cash management and accounts receivable; ensure timely and accurate invoicing
  • Ensure timely and accurate internal and external financial reporting for all grants and sponsored programs on a periodic basis and as required
  • Prepare budgets, financial forecasts, and other detailed calculations 


  • Solid understanding of the principles under Uniform Guidance, and accounting for grants and federal awards under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Demonstrated elevated knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent experience
  • Workday Finance experience preferred
  • Certified Research Administrator credentials preferred

Currently this is a remote role, but will return to in person in September.   Employees working on site must be vaccinated.   The hourly rate for this position will be determined based on experience.  This is a Contract assignment with the possibility of converting to  Contract to Hire. 

If this sounds like a position for you, or you would like to learn more, please contact us ASAP.  This is an immediate need.


Keywords: Johnson & Hill, Springfield , Grant Accountant / Research Administrator, Other , Hatfield, Massachusetts

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