Grant Accountant (Corporate Administration)

Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States

GRANT ACCOUNTANT (Corporate Administration - Santa Ana)

– F/T. (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).

Responsibilities include:

  • Contracts and Grants: Prepare reimbursement claims and invoices for assigned grants including major, complex grants.

  • Resolve claim-related issues and monitor related cash receipts.

  • Work closely with Directors, Program Directors, Finance Director, Controller, and Budget and Financial Control Manager regarding claim-related matters.

  • Communicate with staff of Funding Sources to resolve claims and invoicing or billing-related issues.

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in accordance to GAAP and any funding source requirements.

  • Generate and review trend analysis report for all assigned grants.

  • Analyze grant expenditures and reconcile to general ledger.

  • Monitor spending variances to budgets and assist in budget modifications.

  • Maintain updated projections for all assigned grants.

  • Coordinate annual contract closeout processes and prepare all related calculations and reconciliations.

  • General Accounting and Month End Close: Support grant audits and annual audits as requested.

  • Complete tasks as assigned for month end close process.

  • Complete other accounting tasks as assigned for month end close process.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.

  • 3-5 years of related accounting experience, preferably in grant-based or cost center-based accounting.

  • Thorough knowledge of claims and invoicing for government contracts.

  • Working experience with Microsoft Excel and knowledge of server-based accounting software applications.

  • Excellent analytical ability.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with directors, program directors and funding source contract managers.

  • Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

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