Grant Accountant (perm)

Contract TypeDirect Hire

Job LocationRichmond, Virginia

A Richmond Non-profit is in need of a Grant Accountant(Temp to perm or perm) working in the office.

Contract Pay: $25+ an hour; Perm Salary: $55K+

The Grant Accountant interacts with finance as well as the programs that are involved with grants. Will consider a non-degreed full charge bookkeeper who has non-profit grant experience as well.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Coordinates the accounting functions related to programs receiving federal, state and private funding by:

Assisting program directors and Director of Grants Development in the financial budgeting, reporting, and other administrative requirements of the grants/contracts.

Monitoring/tracking the status of each program through its program life cycle from budget to close out.

Preparing, reviewing, and coordinating A-133 audit work.

Prepares, reviews, or directs all accounting entries (transactions and journals) related grant programs and restricted funds. Including deferred revenue, Unbudgeted Cost Center, the Grants A/R, Restricted Contributions, and other accounts as necessary.

Prepares invoice/billings and collects funds for the support of grant and restricted fund expenditures.

Prepares all applicable fiscal reports for sponsored programs and ensure the timely submission thereof.

Working closely with the Accounting Manager, computes, prepares and submits the annual indirect cost rate. Negotiates the rate with the applicable state agency as necessary.

Attends professional development training and stays abreast of the Office of Management and Budget Circulars and their applicability to grants management related to A-133 audit.

Writes, updates, trains and maintains the Grant Accounting Procedures, which will serve as the policies and procedures manual for all program directors over special programs and grants/contracts.

Directly consults with all stakeholders concerning the grant programs and other restricted accounts as they relate to financial administration of grants. This includes interpreting federal requirements and granting agency guidelines of such grants, and providing assistance on how to more efficiently and effectively manage their respective grants in following policy, granting agency guidelines, and all applicable federal regulations related to special programs.

Maintains documentation as required by funders or other stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible experience in a non-profit organization specifically in the areas of general accounting, compliance, and grant accounting.

Knowledge of federal regulations related to grant programs at local, state, and federal levels.

Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Abila Non-Profit accounting system, and Amplifund grants management system.

Working knowledge of general accounting principles, including reporting requirements and procedures related to federal grants and OMB Circulars A-122 and A-133

Ability to work with minimal supervision. Good organizational skills as well as ability to multi-task and manage numerous simultaneous projects.

Ability to work as an effective member of the grants management team.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-financial managers.

Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules and regulations.

Strong analytical, presentation, communication and problem solving skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Grant Accountant (perm)

LHH

17 days ago

Contract Type

Direct Hire

Job Location

Richmond, Virginia

A Richmond Non-profit is in need of a Grant Accountant(Temp to perm or perm) working in the office.

Contract Pay: $25+ an hour; Perm Salary: $55K+

The Grant Accountant interacts with finance as well as the programs that are involved with grants. Will consider a non-degreed full charge bookkeeper who has non-profit grant experience as well.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Coordinates the accounting functions related to programs receiving federal, state and private funding by:

Assisting program directors and Director of Grants Development in the financial budgeting, reporting, and other administrative requirements of the grants/contracts.

Monitoring/tracking the status of each program through its program life cycle from budget to close out.

Preparing, reviewing, and coordinating A-133 audit work.

Prepares, reviews, or directs all accounting entries (transactions and journals) related grant programs and restricted funds. Including deferred revenue, Unbudgeted Cost Center, the Grants A/R, Restricted Contributions, and other accounts as necessary.

Prepares invoice/billings and collects funds for the support of grant and restricted fund expenditures.

Prepares all applicable fiscal reports for sponsored programs and ensure the timely submission thereof.

Working closely with the Accounting Manager, computes, prepares and submits the annual indirect cost rate. Negotiates the rate with the applicable state agency as necessary.

Attends professional development training and stays abreast of the Office of Management and Budget Circulars and their applicability to grants management related to A-133 audit.

Writes, updates, trains and maintains the Grant Accounting Procedures, which will serve as the policies and procedures manual for all program directors over special programs and grants/contracts.

Directly consults with all stakeholders concerning the grant programs and other restricted accounts as they relate to financial administration of grants. This includes interpreting federal requirements and granting agency guidelines of such grants, and providing assistance on how to more efficiently and effectively manage their respective grants in following policy, granting agency guidelines, and all applicable federal regulations related to special programs.

Maintains documentation as required by funders or other stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible experience in a non-profit organization specifically in the areas of general accounting, compliance, and grant accounting.

Knowledge of federal regulations related to grant programs at local, state, and federal levels.

Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Abila Non-Profit accounting system, and Amplifund grants management system.

Working knowledge of general accounting principles, including reporting requirements and procedures related to federal grants and OMB Circulars A-122 and A-133

Ability to work with minimal supervision. Good organizational skills as well as ability to multi-task and manage numerous simultaneous projects.

Ability to work as an effective member of the grants management team.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-financial managers.

Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules and regulations.

Strong analytical, presentation, communication and problem solving skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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