Posted 1/26/2021

Job Description

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Senior Accountant in the Administration Department. The position is responsible for the overall accounting and management of grant Funds and budgets under multiple funding sources.  This is accomplished by overseeing and administering purchase requisitions, timesheets and accounts payable vouchers; completing funding agency financial reports and billing statements to funding agencies.  Additionally, this position assists in the maintenance and analysis of fiscal data for the Agency.  This is accomplished by analyzing complex business issues, providing information through technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocations, and budget preparations; examining budget estimates for reasonableness, completeness, accuracy, and compliance with rules and regulations while ensuring data integrity within the department and various programs; and administering a variety of system applications and internal databases in order to perform basic to complex database queries and suggested modification as needed.  Other duties include reconciling the General Ledger accounts assigned or accounts specific to assigned grants, reviewing requests for payments, assisting in the completion of CAFR’s and providing various support duties for the department.


Required Skills

Applicants must possess strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting concepts.  Strong analytical skills, interpersonal and communication skills. Proficient in MS Office (intermediate excel and Word skills). Database management (Access, SQL, etc.) and report-writing skills strongly preferred.


Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field and 1-3 years progressive Accounting experience preferably working in State and Local Government and/or non-profit environment. Experience managing grants preferred. This should include pre-award, post award, closeout activities ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

FLSA: Exempt 

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at

Category:  Fund Accounting

Job Location:  Arlington, TX

Tracking Code:  1161-153

Position Type:  Full-Time/Regular

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North Central Texas Council of Governments, Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX, USA