Grant Accountant

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CCRC prides itself as a workplace of choice for passionate talent, driven by our mission to cultivate child, family, and community well-being. Whether the position works directly with the public or supports our programs, every position is vital to our mission's success and reputation as a leader. We are not your typical non-profit. We are 800 people strong and growing!
You could play a key role supporting theFinance Division in the Grant Management Department!
General Summary:
Under the direction of the Reporting & Analysis Manager, will be responsible for preparing financial reports and providing analysis to internal and external customers, including: CFO, management staff, funders, grantors, and government agencies. Assist with daily activities and special projects of the Grants Management Department.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Within the team structure, the Grant Accountant responsibilities will include the following:
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to external customers assigned. Perform grant-related post-award functions and fulfill requests for cost reports, budgets, projections, analysis, communications with customers, reconciliations, and refunding applications. Communicate with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering. 50%
Complete monthly and/or quarterly budget and expense analysis of assigned contracts and present results to Reporting & Analysis Manager, Program Staff, and other management as requested. 20%
Perform grant close-out functions required by grants/contracts assigned including reconciliations, financial status reports, final invoices, monitoring year-end liquidations, zeroing out budgets, and financial reporting. 10%
Review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy; Review monthly revenue and corresponding receivable/payable for cost reimbursement contracts as assigned. Prepare adjustments and journal entries where necessary. 10%
Assist in the monitoring and implementation of the agency's Cost Allocation Plan. Assist in the process for gathering and updating information to update cost allocations (i.e. update distribution codes). 5%
Complete ad hoc projects and research as assigned. 5%
Requirements to be successful in this job:
Education: Bachelor's Degree with major in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Experience: 2 or more years work experience in Accounting or Finance specifically with preparation of financial statements; working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Strong preference for knowledge of government funding grant reporting requirements, budgeting, OMB Circulars, and nonprofit experience. Previous audit experience a plus.
Technology Sills: Strong computer skills, including intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word desired; at minimum, must know how to use vlookup, sorting, linking, sumifs, and pivot table basics. Working knowledge of all other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, etc.) required. Extensive experience with computerized accounting system; working knowledge of Abila (previously MIP/ SAGE) accounting software and Adaptive Insights budgeting tool a plus.
Communication/Customer Service Skills: Strong and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interface with others in an effective, open and tactful manner. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative, and diplomatic working relationships with colleagues, supervisor, external contacts with funding sources, and the public.
General Skills: Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Attention to details essential. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure on multiple projects with competing deadlines and to prioritize work effectively and apply a sense of urgency to projects. Must be highly motivated, able to exercise discretion and good judgment, work independently, take initiative, participate as an effective team member and follow tasks through to completion.
At CCRC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:
Competitive compensation package
Robust benefit offerings- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance
Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability paid for by CCRC
Employer Contribution and Employer Match in the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 100% vesting
Generous Time Off policy- Vacation and Sick Time, Holidays, and Paid Winter Break
Opportunities for learning and professional development, including tuition reimbursement
Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
501(c)(3) designation ? You can apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness!
We have doubled in size over the past 10 years. We provide child development and early education, workforce development opportunities, child care financial assistance, Head Start preschool and Early Head Start services, and more for close to 50,000 parents, children, and child care providers each month in Northern Los Angeles County, including Antelope Valley, and the entirety of San Bernardino County, including an office in Victorville, serving a total geographic area of 22,500 square miles.
CCRC will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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