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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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