Foundation & Grants Accountant

Western Piedmont Community College   Morganton, NC   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on May 9, 2022

Western Piedmont Community College is seeking to fill the following position: 
Foundation & Grants Accountant 

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.
  2. Five years accounting experience required.
  3. Good interpersonal skills.
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  5. Experience in community college system preferred.
  6. Experience in Datatel (Colleague) preferred.
  7. Quick Books experience preferred.
  8. Grants accounting experience preferred.
  9. Non-profit experience preferred.


SalaryBased upon salary plan.   


Application Procedure: Applications must be submitted online at

Proposed Hire DateJuly 01, 2022

For First Consideration, Applications Must Be Received By: May 27, 2022

For More Information Contact:
Ms. Anita Berry, Benefit/Recruitment Specialist 
Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 448-3127


EOE/M/F/D/V - Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.