Grant Accountant

Kid Net Foundation dba Jonathan's Place
Published
May 3, 2021
Location
Garland TX, Texas
Category
Job Type

Description

THE AGENCY

Established in May 1991, Jonathan’s Place provides a safe, loving home and specialized services to children who have been victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect. Please visit our website, jpkids.org for information about our agency.  You will also find a fillable application form there if you don't have a resume form to upload.

Jonathan's Place is accepting applications for a Grant Accountant in our Accounting Department.  This position is responsible for accounting, financial reporting and analysis, for government grants, including cost reimbursement and/or fee for service contracts.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • Two to five years of recent and relevant grant accounting experience.
  • Ability to research OMB Uniform Guidance; understand and apply complex federal, state, local, and other laws, regulations, and guidelines to various accounting, payroll, and grant-related functions and procedures.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with peers and senior management.
  • Ability to create and maintain current desk procedures
  • Reliable transportation and current auto insurance.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Record biweekly payroll entry, allocating cost based on hours worked
  • Collect and maintain documentation for all monthly grant-related charges
  • Evaluate eligibility for reimbursements based on contract terms and approved budget
  • Submit financial status reports for eligible charges monthly
  • Reconcile backup to general ledger and financial status reports monthly
  • Prepare budget versus actual reports; provide updates to senior management
  • Assist in year-end duties, including preparing and recording accruals
  • Assist with annual financial audit
  • Document processes (desk procedures)
  • Cross-train with departmental staff on all primary functions
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Familiarity with OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Relevant experience with cost reimbursement and fee for service contracts
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Financial Edge/Blackbaud a plus
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines for agency
  • Ability to work as a team player and work effectively with other agency employees, outside visitors, and volunteers

Applicant must pass a criminal history background check, pre-employment drug screen, and TB test.  An FBI Fingerprint test will also be part of the process. A current Texas driver's license and Texas Liability Insurance card are also required.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

Jonathan's Place is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to tchepregi@kidnet.org.  No phone calls please.

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