Grant Accountant

Chatsworth, CA 91311

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Our client is a unique and distinctive leader in the child care industry. They offer support and education to both parents and early childhood educators. They help parents to navigate the child care system and find the best possible care for their child. They also provide training, technical assistance and professional development to early childhood educators, to assist them in creating quality learning environments for children of all backgrounds and abilities.


Required Skills and Experience: 1. Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with an emphasis in accounting or finance, required. 2. Experience: Two+ years work experience in Accounting or Finance specifically with preparation of financial statements; working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 3. Experience: Strong preference for knowledge of government funding grant reporting requirements, budgeting, OMB Circulars, and nonprofit experience. 4. Previous audit experience a plus. 5. Extensive experience with computerized accounting system; working knowledge of Abila (previously MIP/ SAGE) accounting software and Adaptive Insights budgeting tool a plus. 6. Must have financial statement experience. 7. Must have strong written communication skills. What You Need to Know: 1. This is a full-time, remote position but must reside within Southern California. 2. Seeking folks with strong and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 3. It will take about 6 months to 1 year to fully train for this position. 4. Competitive compensation package with a robust benefit package! Additional Job Duties: 1. Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual reports to funder. This includes invoices, financials statements, and other supporting documentation related to the reports that are requested; 15% 2. Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting to program management including: financial statements, projections, and other analysis as requested; meet with GM Supervisor to discuss results on regular basis; assist with presenting results to program management; 15% 3. Create and maintain reports in AI as required to manage grants assigned; work with GM Supervisor and FP&A for grants assigned; 15% 4. Regularly review general ledger transactions for accuracy. Complete adjusting journal entries as deemed necessary; 10%