Grant Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $50k - $60k
POSTED: Nov 15, 2023

Our client, a non-profit organization, is seeking a Grant Accountant to join their growing team. The Grant Accountant will possess prior working knowledge in grant accounting, and is excited to develop their skills within accounting and grant funding.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$50k – $60k

Position Overview:

The Grant Accountant will be the primary assistant to the Manager of Grants & Contracts, reporting directly to them and working alongside them in a lean department. This is an incredible opportunity for a Grant Accountant professional to be immersed in month-end close activities.  The ideal Grant Accountant candidate will have working month-end close experience, prior knowledge working with awarding agencies, and preparing journal entries.

Responsibilities of the Grant Accountant:

  • Assist with processing, recording, and generating billing invoices for payment; monitor collections and aging report
  • Maintain an understanding of contract and grant requirements to ensure compliance with contract guidelines, regulations, and requirements for billing
  • Help in preparing spreadsheets, schedules, and other supporting documentation to ensure deadlines are met
  • Assist with preparing monthly contract progress reports, preparing and submitting reports, invoices, including quarterly reports by established deadlines including revenue and expenditure reporting
  • Assist in monitoring contract expenditures to ensure all contract funds are utilized and that all expenditures are allocated
  • Maintain all contract billing documents, reports, and files including original contracts, contract billing-related correspondence, amendments, and payment schedules
  • Provide support to the Accounting department as required
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as needed

Qualifications for the Grant Accountant:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in billing and/or contract management in a nonprofit environment and/or with Department of Education and/or Department of Labor contracts is highly preferred
  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proficiency in SAGE Intacct is highly preferred, but not required
  • Ability to handle several tasks and respond effectively to unexpected changes, requests, and stressful situations

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics is required


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K benefits
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Position ID: 133454