Staff/Grants Accountant

Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County
March 11, 2020
Plano, TX
Job Type



The Grants Accountant reports directly to the VP of Finance, CFO and is responsible for restricted funds and grants accounting; assisting with general ledger and account analysis; and providing backup for the Accounts Payable position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 2-year experience with general ledger and financial statements
  • Experience in QuickBooks preferred but not required
  • Nonprofit experience preferred but not required

 Job Skills Required:

  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in Word and Excel including complex spreadsheets
  • Time management skills and confidentiality
  • Ability to function as part of a team

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process, reconcile, and maintain accounting records for all restricted funding and grant contracts including creating budgets, financial information for grant applications, monthly RFR’s, and financial compliance and reporting.
  • Maintain list of staff covered by grants.
  • Maintain YTD list of expenses covered/uncovered by grants.
  • Prepare daily report of incoming checks and weekly deposit for operating account.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Process Guardian Angel pledge accounting and monthly reconciliation to Raisers Edge.
  • Analyze GL accounts and restricted funds.
  • Prepare agenda and notes for weekly grants management meetings.
  • Prepare GL detail report of monthly income for restricted funds review.
  • Reconcile petty cash.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget, annual audit, and IRS Form 990.
  • Cross train to provide backup for the Accounts Payable function.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Application Instructions

No phone calls or third-party agencies regarding this position, please.

Applicants will only be considered if they submit a resume and cover letter answering the following questions to:

• Why do you qualify for the position?

• Why do you think you be a good fit for this organization?

• What are your salary expectations?

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