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Grant Accountant

Application Deadline: November 29, 2022

Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States

Grant Accountant

Santa Ana. F/T, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Responsibilities Include:

Contracts and Grants

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

  • Resolve claim-related issues and monitors 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 reviews trend analysis report for all assigned grants.

  • Analyzes grant expenditures and reconciles to general ledger.

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

  • Maintain updated projections for all assigned grants.

  • Coordinate annual contract closeout processes and prepares 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 required in Accounting and 3-5 years of related accounting experience, preferably in grant-based or cost center-based accounting.

  • Knowledge of claims and invoicing for government contracts.

  • Working experience with Microsoft Excel and knowledge of server-based accounting software applications. Requires an 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 satisfactory driving record.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Waymakers is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

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