Job DescriptionLaSalle has partnered with a dynamic and impactful non-profit organization with a strong commitment to serving the Chicago community. They are seeing a dedicated and detail-oriented Grant Accountant to join their team and support their mission.
As a Grant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial integrity and compliance of their grants and funding sources. You will work closely with various departments, program managers and external stakeholders to manage the accounting and reporting functions for our grants. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in grant accounting, exceptional attention to detail and a passion for contributing to meaningful causes.
Grant Accountant Responsibilities:
- Oversee grant financial activities including budgeting, expense allocation and tracking
- Prepare and submit financial reports according to grantor requirements
- Ensure compliance with grant terms and regulations
- Maintain accurate grant accounting records
- Generate timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports for stakeholders
- Assist in preparing the organization's overall financial statements
- Collaborate with program managers on grant budgets and forecasts
- Monitor budget variances and provide insightful analysis
- Assist in internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation
- Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards
- Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement within grant accounting
Grant Accountant Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
- Proficiency in accounting software and MS Excel
- Strong understanding of accounting principles and regulations applicable to non-profit organizations
- Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
If you feel qualified, please apply today!
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