Senior Grant Accountant

  • location: Middletown, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year
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Senior Grant Accountant

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Are you a Senior Grant Accountant looking to work for a innovative and dynamic Non-profit in the Healthcare sector? A Middletown based non-profit is seeking a Senior Grant Accountant to help manage $20 million of state, federal and private grant funds.

location: Middletown, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
  • Assist in developing initial grant budgets, produce financial reports and analyses
  • Prepares and submits financial reports to all awarding agencies.
  • Track outstanding grants for cash-flow forecast and analysis.
  • Prepare journal entries for all grant accounting, including recognition of revenue and receivables as appropriate.
  • Maintain schedules of all restricted grants and reconcile with records and general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Mentoring, training, and coaching other accountants and Accounts Payable within the Finance department
  • Develop and recommend financial controls and systems for new grants and programs as well as monitoring compliance with grant restrictions and reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of other regulatory and/or governmental agency reports including Medicare, Medicaid and section 330 grants.
  • Ensure compliance with OMB circulars applicable to nonprofit organization, such as the "Super Circular". Assist with the development and updating of allocation of indirect costs in accordance with methodology defined in applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Work with the Accounting manager to coordinate the finance department's role in the annual financial, A-133 and 403b audits; works with auditors to ensure federal and state tax filings are completed on a timely basis.
  • Lead process improvement efforts in workflow, policies, procedures, and data system development to create efficiencies in department processes.
  • Communicates with program managers regarding health of grant budgets, projections for spending, and the need for budget adjustments by grant.
  • Perform advanced level work requiring the analysis, interpretation and audit of fiscal and grant data.
  • Manage and execute financial activities through the execution of the grant lifecycle (pre-award review, grant process monitoring and award closure.)
  • Manage and execute the progress and closeout processes of all grants and contracts including forecasting, budget development and adjustments ensuring that all financial reporting requirements are met and approves the drawdown of appropriate funds.
  • Conduct financial accounting, reporting and reconciliation.
  • Analyze budge spending rates; forecast year-end expenditures and fulfill financial reporting requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 years in progressively responsible accounting/financial roles.
  • Significant experience in grant accounting/procedures
  • Experience in managing Federal and State grants
  • Highly competent technology skills including MS Office
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressures
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with all levels
  • ,Previous non-profit experience
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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