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Grant Award and Compliance Officer (209773)
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Topeka (Full-Time)
Posted: Aug 08, 2023Closed
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has a Grant Award and Compliance Officer opening in Topeka. The Grant Award and Compliance Officer will ensure agencies that receive funds through KDHE have adequate fiscal and management controls to provide accountability for revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities, and are in compliance with Kansas statutes, regulations, KDHE policy and standards, as well as generally accepted accounting principles. This position will also conduct reviews of internal fiscal and program performance.
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Conducts financial and performance audits to ensure compliance with statutes, regulations, KDHE policies and standards, as well as generally accepted accounting principles. Prepares written reports summarizing audit findings and recommending corrective action to agency officials and others as determined by internal procedures. Prepares work papers to support audit findings and audit work performed.
Monitor the administrative activities of KDHE through periodic reviews and appraisals of accounting, administrative, and operational controls.
Assist in the development and maintenance of KDHE policy and standards governing audit processes and procedures that ensure agencies that receive funds through KDHE have adequate fiscal and management controls. Assist in the development and maintenance of KDHE policy and standards governing audit processes and procedures to ensure internal KDHE compliance and accountability to Kansas statutes, regulations, KDHE policy and standards, as well as generally accepted accounting principles.
- Two (2) years experience in examining internal work processes, financial and operational records, and controls to assess the effectiveness, accuracy of records, and compliance with statutes, regulations, and professional/legal standards
The minimum level of education and experience required to perform the job.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, or related field
Licensing & Certification:
- Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State
Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.
- Master’s degree in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, or related field
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
- Proofreading, editing, attention to detail
- Ability to assemble data and prepare reports
- Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
- Ability to read, understand, and interpret federal regulations and requirements
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and standards
- Knowledge of, or experience with, general ledgers and cash reconciliation.
- Experience & ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records
- Knowledge of, or experience with, budget and procurement practices and procedures
- Ability to analyze and interpret financial information and recommend appropriate corrective action
- Knowledge of Uniform Guidance for federal awards
About the Position:
- Who can apply: Anyone (External)
- Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
- Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
- Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
- Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes
- Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
- Sick & Vacation leave
- Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
- Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
- Fitness Centers in select locations
- Employee discounts with the STAR Program
- Retirement and deferred compensation programs
How to Apply:
Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.
- Please include the Job ID (209773) number when emailing.
Job Application Process: Only applications submitted within our State of Kansas Careers Portal will be considered.
- First Sign in or register as a New User at https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/jobs
- Complete or update your contact information on the State of Kansas Careers Portal > My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
- Upload required documents listed for each specific job posting.
- Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
- Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
- Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
- Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
- Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page
$ $24.48 to $26.98