Grant Accountant

$25 - $30 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:125717

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Job Description
LaSalle 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!

Thank you,

Lauren Just
Sr. Project Manager, Accounting and Finance
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.