Morris Heights Health Center

Position Title: Grants Accountant
Position Location:
85 W Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

County: Bronx

Contact Name: Yvette Woodley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 7184831206
Contact Fax: 7189012195

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:



Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking a seasoned Grant Accountant to be responsible for financial reports and data for government grant administration, ensuring that the agency is in compliance with all applicable funding source guidelines. The Grant Accountant will manage all financial reporting requirements related to several federal, state, and local funding agencies. This position requires excellent communication skills, as this Accountant will work with Program Directors, Development Staff External Auditors and Government Agency Representatives regarding grant budgets and allowable expenditures.


•Work with Development Staff and Program Directors to prepare budget-related materials and supporting documentation required for submission of federal and state government grant proposals, funding renewals and budget modifications

•Prepare salary budgets utilizing employee compensation rates, fringe benefit rates, and approved escalation rates

•Prepare monthly journal entries for all federal and state grant related activity; prepare reconciliations of grant activity to general ledger balances

•Prepare monthly or quarterly invoices/expense reports for all funding agencies as necessary

•Prepare audit worksheets, schedules and supporting documentation to be used during federal and/or state external grant audits; respond to inquiries and requests from funding agencies in a timely manner

•Monitor budgets & actual expenditures; coordinate with Program Directors to ensure grant accounting expenditures are consistent with budgets throughout grant/funding period

•Attend relevant trainings and stay abreast of developments in federal and state funding regulations in order to ensure that MHHC remains compliant with applicable guidelines

•Performs grant-related pre and post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, and budget modifications •Performs grant-related pre and post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, and budget modifications

•Recommend and implement general accounting and grants management improvments

•Assist with year-end close and preparing schedules for annual audit

•Handle other related functions as necessary


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required; Master’s Degree preferred; The successful candidate will have 5 to 7 years of accounting, auditing or financial reporting in healthcare along with 3 years in grant accounting; Advanced knowledge of MS Excel; Superior demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, attention to detail and communication skills are essential


Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.

Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.            

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website:

Special Instructions:

Please e-mail your resume to Yvette Woodley -

Compensation Range: commensurate with experience

Compensation Type: Salary

Travel Desired: No Travel

Job Type: Finance

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