Grants Accountant

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) provides public transit to more than 15 million individuals across the Capital District. With locations in Albany, Troy, and Schenectady, we offer more than 50 bus routes including bus rapid transit, paratransit, micro-transit, and express services. CDTA also offers a variety of alternate mobility options such as bikes and scooters. Our region’s Metropolitan Planning Board, the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), provides additional planning and development resources for transportation in the Capital District.  

CDTA is now accepting applications for a Grants Accountant. This position is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate accounting, billing, and receipt of grant funds for CDTA as well as CDTC.

The Grants Accountant will have responsibilities that include maintaining grant records and reports on grant activity; preparing grant reimbursements; assisting with grant applications, and serving as a liaison between CDTA and CDTC.

The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or Business as well as three to five years of professional experience in State or Federal Grants Administration with an understanding of grants mechanics and the ability to apply grant rules for the allocation of funds.

CDTA offers competitive salaries, health, dental, vision and life insurance to its employees. All Authority positions include membership in the NYS Retirement System and opportunity to join NYS Deferred Compensation.  We offer excellent paid time off benefits as well as Tuition Reimbursement.

At CDTA, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CDTA believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Job Description PDF:  application/pdf icon grants_accountant_post.pdf