Foundation & Grants Accountant

Foundation & Grants Accountant


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,099 – 3,874/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Closes: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration; or equivalent accounting experience in lieu of degree.
2. Accounting experience required.
3. Good interpersonal skills..
4. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience in community college system.
2. Experience in Datatel (Colleague).
3. Quick Books experience.
4. Grants accounting experience.
5. Non-profit experience.

Position Description

Under the general direction of the Vice President / CFO, the Foundation & Grants Accountant is responsible for grant accounting and all financial transactions of the Western Piedmont Foundation, Inc..

  • Foundation accounting including: cash and investment deposits from donors; disbursements and scholarships. Reconcile bank statements, create financial statements and assist in annual audit.
  • Federal, state and local grants: planning, budgeting, reporting, and follow up.
  • Department of Education drawdown of funds and grant reconciliations.
  • Maintain titles, inspections and insurance for all college vehicles.
  • Assist in compilation and preparation of budgets and reports.
  • Analysis of institutional funds.
  • Maintain all manuals assigned to the Vice President / CFO and be familiar with their content.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.