• MTA – IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGGrants/Financial Associate Job Description
  • Non-Exempt
  • Responsible for maintaining records of all payments; manage all change requests and perform research on all grant issues; prepare monthly records for all grant related activities.
  • Administer grant records and evaluate financial reports to analyze all annual progress and perform review on grant expenditure.
  • Evaluate all research and monitor all results in coordination with managers and manage all communication with researchers and accounting departments.
  • Analyze all processes, provide enhancements to all grant programs if required and manage all grant management processes according to policies and procedures set forth by Federal Awarding Agencies.
  • QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThese are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Ensure that project implementation is done in an environment of strong controls and that projects comply with all FTA and GDOT requirements.
  • Ensure project resources are effectively and efficiently used to achieve project objectives and results.
  • Manage all financial and grant activities of the project.Create purchase orders for all procurements over 10,000.
  • Track Capital expense invoices by project for Federal Grant Reimbursement.Regularly interface with AP/AR Clerk regarding support for Capital reimbursement request, as necessary.
  • Regularly interface with the CFO to discuss invoices, bid proposals federal requirements and project status.Prepare support packages for Federal Grant reimbursements, to be reviewed and approved by CFO.
  • Submits Capital reimbursement request with support into the federal awards and payment system (Black Cat).
  • Submit Grant operational reimbursement request through the State Black Cat system.
  • Provide reports to management and external auditors as needed.Provide information MTA Accountant on a variety of topics.
  • Perform clerical-related work such as maintaining spreadsheets, records/files maintenance.
  • Follow internal control Procedures established by Finance Office, FTA, & GDOT.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • TRAVEL
  • May be required on occasion. 
  • EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and (1) year experience.
  • Accepted: The Grants/Financial Associate should possess, at a minimum, a high school diploma; five (5) years of relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experiences which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid Georgia Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • NO SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    – Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
    – Knowledge of federal financial guidelines and processes.
    – Ability to accept directions and follow procedures.
    – Ability to resolve problems in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
    – Proficiency with the use of computers, including basic office programs, such as Excel & Word. Ability to plan, coordinate, and organize work; set priorities and meet critical deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    HOW to APPLY FOR MTA EMPLOYMENT
    a. PICK UP APPLICATION
    – Terminal Station office, 200 Cherry Street (2nd floor)
    – or MTA offices at 2737 Broadway
    b. PRINT APPLICATION FROM MTA WEBSITE (mta-mac.com)
    – Go to banner at top, click on ABOUT MTA, click on CAREERS
    – Complete form & return in person or mail to Terminal Station office, 200 Cherry Street (2nd floor); or mail to Human Resources, 2737 Broadway, Macon, GA 31206
    RETURN APPLICATION
    a. IN PERSON: Terminal Station, 200 Cherry Street, 2nd floor
    b. MAIL: 200 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 or 2737 Broadway, Macon, GA 31206 (478) 803-2537