Staff Accountant

  • location: Washington, DC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $60,000 per year
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Staff Accountant

job summary:
Our Non-Profit client in Downtown DC is seeking a Grants Accountant to join their. The Grants Accountant will support the organizations portfolio of federal and state grants through the preparation of reimbursement requests and the collection, evaluation, and organization of supporting documentation. The role will also support the collection and processing of other receivables through the preparation of invoices, journal entries, and other schedules and documents as necessary. The Associate is based at in the DC Headquarters and will report to the Grants Accounting Manager.

location: Washington, District Of Columbia
job type: Permanent
salary: $50,000 - 60,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
  • Assist with preparation of grant budgets during the application process
  • Provide the Development team with all necessary fiscal documents (990, financial statements, expenditures, and receipts) for reporting to funders
  • Review grant expenses and supporting documentation for grant compliance and allowability
  • Request and track time and effort certifications and related documents from staff
  • Prepare grant drawdown requests in Excel and facilitate upload to OSSE's Enterprise Grants Management System
  • Assist with the tracking of grant agreements, award amounts, and remaining funds to be spent (public and private)
  • Prepare and maintain hard copy and electronic grant files
  • Prepare and send invoices for other receivables such as rent and other expected/outstanding payments
  • Deposit checks using Wells Fargo's Commercial Electronic Office Desktop Deposit system
  • Review accounts receivable listing and accounts receivable aging schedule and follow up with outstanding receivables
  • Assist with managing the receipt of cash from all schools and facilitate the deposits of cash to the bank
  • Prepare and review cash and check deposits for monthly financial close and maintain physical and digital records
  • Prepare revenue-related schedules and journal entries for the monthly close
  • Assist with annual financial audit and support additional monitoring visits/audits as necessary
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1 to 2 years related experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in Excel spreadsheets, particularly with formulas and other functions
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
skills: Grant Accounting
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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