Senior 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: 6+ years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance specifically with preparation of financial statements; working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 3. Strong computer skills, including intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word desired; working knowledge of all other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, etc.) a plus. 4. Extensive experience with computerized accounting system. 5. Strong preference for knowledge of government funding grant reporting requirements, budgeting, OMB Circulars, and nonprofit experience. Previous audit experience a plus. 6. Technical Requirements – In addition to above (list specifics): working knowledge of Abila (previously SAGE/ MIP) Fund Accounting a plus. Working knowledge of Adaptive Insights (Budgeting Software) a plus. 7. Must have financial statement experience. What You Need to Know: 1. This is a full-time remote opportunity but must be based in Southern California. 2. Seeking folks with strong attention to detail and able to juggle multiple projects at once. 3. Competitive compensation package with robust benefits package! Additional Job Details: Under the direction of the Grants Management (GM) Supervisor, will be responsible for preparing financial reports and providing analysis for more complex assignments to internal and external customers, including: CFO, management staff, funders, grantors, and government agencies. Assist with daily activities and special projects of the Grants Management Department. Currently remote and once it is determined it is safe to return to the office, the position may remain at 100% remote or could be a hybrid position. - Perform variance analysis and projections of assigned contracts; challenge and understand financial information so that issues are resolved and financial results are properly recorded and presented. Present results to GM Supervisor, GM Manager, Program Staff, and other management as requested. 15% - 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% - Develop and maintain reports in AI as required to manage grants assigned; work with GM Supervisor and FP&A for grants assigned; 10% - Assist with reviewing and approving GM staff JVs, ARBs, ARMs, and other adjusting entries. Prepare JVs, ARBs, ARMs for grants assigned. Exercise sound judgment in reviewing general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy. Monitor through grant closeout. Make corrections and give guidance should errors occur 10% - Assist GM Supervisor in providing guidance and support to Grant Accountant