Sr. Financial Clerk

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Job Opening: Sr. Financial Clerk
Department: Delaware County Health Department
Unit: Administrative Services
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Salary: $44,000/annual


This position is the primary liaison with program coordinator serving as the conduit between programming and grant management for individual portfolio of grants. Under direction of the Grant Manager, Sr. Sr. Financial Clerks are entrusted with managing public monies and programs and are thus responsible for:

Grant invoicing

Monitoring financial performance of assigned grants

Maintaining all grant budget records

Administering grant contracts to ensure compliance with contract and deliverables

Grant invoicing [external and internal]

Assembling, managing, creating documentation to support grants


Financial reporting [internal and external]

Fund management for grants from award through close-out

Administering contracts

Coordinating with Program Coordinator on grant-related matters

Participating in grant programming status meetings

Working closely with AS Admin Assistant and programming team on grant-related purchases to identify expenses

Organizing and generating reports [week, month, quarter, annual]

Developing templates, procedures, and processes to improve grant management workflow and function

Additional duties as assigned

The above responsibilities reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal position functions. They shall not be considered a final or detailed identification of all work requirements that may be inherent in the role.


Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years project/financial management experience OR Associate’s degree and 3-4 years project/financial management experience OR 5 years’ increasingly responsible project/financial management experience

Advanced/Expert EXCEL skills – formula development, VLOOKUP, create complex workbooks

Project coordination/project management

Ability to work with and maintain confidential records

Protects personal identifiable information

Considerable knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic

Considerable knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment

Considerable knowledge of computer operations including familiarity with numerous software programs

Familiarity and confidence with MS Office suite

Ability to work independently and as a member of a highly productive team

Exercises good judgment, courtesy and professionalism in dealings with others



Detail-oriented/willingness to live in the weeds

Complex problem-solver

Excellent analytical, computational, customer service, and organizational skills

Ability to utilize personal vehicle to travel to points away from the normal work location to fulfill the obligations of the position


Bachelor’s degree

Financial management experience

Familiarity with 2CFR 200

Experience with State or Federal grant programs

Experience with Intergovernmental Agreements


Diversity candidates encouraged to apply. Position requires managing public monies and working with personal identifiable information; therefore, candidate must be able to pass a background search and any County-mandated security measures.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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