ACCOUNTANT AND FINANCIAL ANALYST

CONTRACT ANNOUNCEMENT

ACCOUNTANT AND FINANCIAL ANALYST

The San Juan Bay Estuary Program (Estuario) is seeking a Accountant Officer and Financial Analyst to join our highly skilled team.  The ideal candidate performs a variety of tasks related to budget preparation and maintenance of grant budgets. Reporting to the Project Manager and working with internal staff and contractors.  The Compliance Officer and Financial Analyst supports accurate review and reporting of grants. In order to succeed in this position, the candidate must be organized and have excellent time management skills.  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Follows and implements all administrative regulations established by the Terms and Conditions of the federal grants.
  • Carefully follows all regulations established by OMB Circular A-122 and Uniforms Guidance.
  • Prepares all financial and administrative documents ready for single audits as well as state or federal audits.  Keeps all records ready and updated for periodic audits.
  • Maintains financial records updated using programs such as QuickBooks and Excel.
  • Manages and analyzes the budget and advise and meet with the Executive Director regularly to discuss budgetary issues.
  • Files monthly and quarterly forms and reports to IRS, local Treasury Department, Labor Department, “Fondo del Seguro del Estado”, and other government agencies in a timely manner.
  • Submits to the Executive Director monthly financial statements.
  • Effectively communicates with non-fiscal team members and grants coordinators.
  • Develops and coordinates payroll actions.
  • Advises the Executive Director on new methods and procedures to improve financial management.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of Cost Allocation Plans and Indirect Cost Rates.
  • Drafts EPA reports in coordination with the Executive Director, such as Financial Status Reports and Minority and Women in Business Reports.
  • Assists on the process of submitting annual Grant Application.
  • Reviews contracts to ensure compliance with EPA grant and/or state requirements.
  • Other responsibilities as deem necessary by Executive Director.
  • Preparation of reports required for the different funds.
  • Report required from 401K and annual transfer required to the withholding agent.
  • Strong experience with fund-based accounting and GAAP rules and regulations surrounding public accounting
  • Adaptability 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

MINIMUM EDUCATION: 
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field or equivalent.  Master’s Degree preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 
Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines.  Strong organizational skills. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Experience in handling federal funds.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume/CV by email no later than Friday, October 28, 2019 to: reclutamiento@estuario.org. The email must be directed to Brenda Torres, Executive Director, and must specify in the subject the title of the position, “Accountant and Financial Analyst”. 

THE SAN JUAN BAY ESTUARY PROGRAM 

The San Juan Bay Estuary Program (SJBEP) is part of the National Estuary Program (NEP), created under Section 320 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), and managed nationally by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). Its mission is to improve the water quality of the San Juan Bay Estuary. Per Section 320 of the CWA, each of the 28 entities affiliated to the NEP must submit to EPA Administrator a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) to guide the restoration efforts of the most important coastal ecosystems for the economy of the Nation. The main responsibility of each organization under the NEP is to coordinate and measure the implementation of the plan in partnership with the community, state, local, and federal governments and the Academia.

The Corporation for the Conservation of the SJBE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 

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