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Grant Accountant - Direct Hire

Sacramento, CA 95817

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Banking Job Number: 1665984

Job Description

Grant Accountant – Direct Hire

We are recruiting for a Grant Accountant to join a long-standing and reputable non-profit organization based in Sacramento. Our client offers a generous benefits package, work-life-balance, and a leadership team that is committed to their company culture. The Grant Accountant will perform day-to-day accounting activities working in partnership with the Controller and accounting team. Pay range: $37.00/hr.-$42.00/hr. DOE. Candidate must be able to work full time onsite. 

The ideal candidate will have grant accounting experience and strong technical skills with MS Excel. (At a minimum the qualified candidate must be able to create pivot tables, v-lookups, and other intermediate formulas). 

Recruiter contact: Becca Brock | 916-925-2300 | 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with month-end closing. 
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations. 
  • Assist with various tax and business license filings. 
  • Prepare monthly and weekly journal entries. 
  • Prepare financial portion of grant applications. 
  • Prepare budgets and financial statements. 
  • Review financial data to check for posting and reporting errors. 
  • Investigate discrepancies in journal entries and correct as needed. 
  • Assist with compilation of organization's budget. 
  • Gather data to help project current revenue, expenses and year-end fund balances.

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • 4-year degree required in Accounting, Finance or Business concentration. 
  • 5 years’ experience in grant accounting
  • Strong QuickBooks experience is a plus. 
  • Intermediate skills and experience in Excel are required and candidates will be tested.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

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