Grant Audit Specialist (Administrative Specialist II)
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

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Hiring Agency:
Education - Agency 13

Lincoln Job Posting

Hiring Rate:

Classification Salary Range:
$26.57 - $38.71

Job Posting:
JR2024-00006864 Grant Audit Specialist (Administrative Specialist II) (Open)

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Job Description:
Join us as a Grant Audit Specialist and play a crucial role in supporting federal grant programs. In this financial auditing position, you will ensure appropriate use of funds by conducting onsite and desk audits. Additionally, you will offer technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders, guiding them on federal regulations and financial best practices.

We are looking for candidates with exceptional attention to detail, outstanding customer service skills, and substantial experience in financial accounting or auditing. If you have a background working with financial statements, accounting, general ledgers, budgets, and regulatory standards, we want to hear from you! Apply now and be a part of our growing team!

Office Location & Schedule: This position is assigned to our office located at 84th & O St, Lincoln, NE, with potential for some telework after an onboarding and training period, contingent upon proper agency approvals.

Pay Rate:


This rate is based upon available budget funds; any offer will be made at this rate. The "Classification Salary Range" above is not a listing of available funds.

Teammates Enjoy

In addition to being part of meaningful work and making a difference through public service, our Total Compensation package includes an approximate $26,500 in additional Benefits value! See full benefits information at

  • Competitive benefits, paid time off, and retirement
    • 79% employer-paid health insurance, dental, vision, long and short-term disability, flex spending and health savings accounts, employee discount program, and more!
    • Generous vacation and sick leave earnings each year (starting at 12 days each!), plus a variety of other leave types
    • 156% state-matched retirement for state plans or 101% state-matched retirement for school plans
  • Thirteen paid holidays per year

Essential Functions
  • Supports the Grants Management onsite service center by serving as the financial expert for federal grant program(s) for internal stakeholders.
  • Supports the Grants Management help desk ticketing system by serving as the external grants management financial expert for Nebraska educational entities.
  • Assists with financial review, interpretation, and implementation of federal and state laws and regulations related to fiscal compliance and subrecipient award terms and conditions.
  • Provides technical assistance related to financial compliance, regulations, policies and procedures, allowable expenditures, and program standards.
  • Develops and modifies policies, procedures, and systems in accordance with government regulations and organizational needs and objectives.
  • Assists in preparation and implementation of financial monitoring activities such as site visits, desk reviews, audits, and cross-site evaluations.
  • Establishes and maintains supporting documentation files (e.g., financial, procurement, internal control, general ledger) for each subrecipient financial examination. Prepares information and reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitors subrecipient compliance with federal regulations and the requirements of their subrecipient agreements. Ensures monitoring procedures are compliant and recommends necessary audit findings to resolve non-compliance issues or internal control concerns.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations for monitoring and correcting internal, operational, and fiscal control systems in addition to section performance.
  • Provides training and technical assistance related to principles, policies, and interpreting and executing regulations and subrecipient award terms and conditions.
  • Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Working Conditions and Travel:

This position requires approximately 75% of work time spent in an office environment (e.g., state offices, home offices); the remainder is spent traveling or working in alternative sites such as conferences, meetings, and Nebraska school districts and Educational Service Units. There is also approximately twenty-five days of overnight travel per year.

Requirements / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field (Accounting, Finance, etc.) and two years of experience related to the essential functions of the position. Any equivalent education and\or work experience may be substituted in order to meet the minimum qualifications of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Accounting or related field (including at least 24 semester hours of accounting or auditing) and at least four years of experience with budget, grant review, or compliance in government or non-profit accounting.

This position is federally funded and may be governed by the Federal Hatch Act. Click here to review the Act.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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