Governmental Agencies 2019-05-13 2019-06-17

Grants Manager

Company: San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority View more listings
Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 113259

The Grants & Finance Manager performs professional and technical work related to service planning and the administration of grants. Primary duties include the collection and reporting of performance data for federal, state and local funding partners, preparation and filing of grant applications, and developing quarterly reports. The Grants & Finance Manager also assists in the oversight and administration of accounting functions, budget preparation and contract management oversight.

The position reports directly to the Deputy Director/CFO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administer grant application, reimbursement, and reporting progress of grants as required by the respective grants. Included but not limited to:

    • FTA 5307 for the four small urbanized areas served by the RTA

    • FTA 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities

    • FTA 5311 and 5311(F)

    • Rural Transit Fund Grant

    • SLOAPCD grants (MOVER, AB617, etc.)

    • Administer NTD reporting.

  • Attend training, conferences, and workshops as directed for improving grants management, and budgeting strategies and techniques.

  • Assist in developing RFP/contracts for procurement projects.

  • Ensure all staff adheres to the RTA procurement policy, specifically when it pertains to FTA and state grants.

  • Supervise Accounting Technician – Administration, who performs the following tasks:

    • Oversee Accounts Payables process, including occasional review of and processing of invoices for payment using SAP accounting software.

    • Administer GFI Genfare software and fare revenue reconciliation.

    • Oversee Accounts Receivable process, including review of bank deposits.

  • Research and compile data for inclusion in planning studies and reports.

  • Assist in administering the agency’s federal Title VI and DBE programs.

  • Principles of accounting and finance

  • Principles of grant preparation and administration

  • Principles of report writing

  • Analytical methods and techniques for data gathering and analysis for budget preparation and planning efforts

  • Basic governmental functions related to grants administration and public transportation

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local transportation laws, policies, funding mechanisms and legislation related to grants administration and preparation

For full job details and application, please visit the SLO County Jobs website:

Transit Job Listing - Grants Manager