The Grant Accountant is primarily responsible for maintaining/managing contract files, grant tracking and reporting and invoicing funders. Provide all accounting functions in relation to grants and contracts.

Primary Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Follow Federal, State, and other funding source regulations and requirements for non-profit organizations to include the Uniform Guidance 2 CFR Part 200.
  • Complete tracking, reporting, billings, and year end close out for all grants assigned.
  • Prepare budgets for grant renewals and new assigned grants.
  • Prepare and/or assist with the preparation of reclassification or standard journal entries to ensure all costs are classified correctly.
  • Serve as contact with Federal/State/Local Government funding agencies to clarify, interpret, and resolve issues for assigned grants.
  • Serve as Fiscal Liaison to coordinate funding sources’ financial monitoring and desk reviews for their assigned grants.
  • Provide technical assistance to Program Managers on contract budgeting and fiscal compliance issues for assigned grants.
  • Attends training sessions offered by funding sources.
  • Provide training and support for assigned grants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Professional:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a non-profit contract/grant management setting.
  • BA in Accounting or Finance preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Requires experience in working with computerized accounting systems; proficient with Excel, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work/communicate effectively in a team, across organizational lines, and with Finance Director and CFO, funders, vendors, and community.
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge NXT is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex, multi-step instructions, must be detailed oriented.
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work/communicate effectively in a team, across organizational lines, and with CEO, funders, vendors, and community.

Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain valid Florida driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Must have reliable and accessible auto vehicle.
  • Must pass necessary fingerprinting, Level II background checks and employment eligibility verification through the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system, https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@metrotampabay.org