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Grants Accounting Manager

Title: Grants Accounting Manager

Location: USA-


  • Department: Grants and Research Accounting
  • Schedule: Full-Time: Monday-Friday
  • Location: Remote


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Responsibilities :

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries.
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to develop and implement accounting policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the financial aspects of grant management, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local funding requirements and organizational policies.
  • Collaborate with program managers and grant writers to develop accurate and realistic budgets for grant proposals.
  • Review and ensure timely submission and accurate financial reports to grantors, highlighting key financial information and ensuring adherence to reporting guidelines.
  • Collaborate with program managers to gather relevant data for narrative reporting.
  • Monitor grant budgets throughout the project lifecycle, identifying and addressing any variances or discrepancies.
  • Work closely with program managers to provide financial insights and support decision-making related to grant spending.
  • Stay current with grant regulations and accounting standards, ensuring the organization’s practices align with industry best practices.
  • Conduct regular internal audits to ensure compliance with grant terms and conditions.
  • Conduct financial analysis related to grants, providing insights to senior management and contributing to strategic financial planning.
  • Lead and mentor a team of grants accountants, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure high-quality work and professional development.
  • Direct and manage grant accountant(s) functions including distribution of work assignments, (personnel mentoring, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions.
  • Develop and deliver internal and external training modules and materials.




  • High School diploma equivalency with 3 years of cumulative experience OR Associate’s degree/Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of cumulative experience OR 7 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.
  • 3 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • 5 years of experience in grants accounting, with a proven track record of successfully managing grants in a similar organization.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

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