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Grants Accountant 15489371

Washington, DC
Cordia Resources is currently working with a Washington, DC based 501c3 nonprofit who is seeking a 3-5 year Accountant with Grants, GL Accounting, and strong communication skills to join their team. Other duties will include journal entries for payroll and reconciliations. The ideal candidate will be the primary Accountant for their largest grant ($15M-$18M).

This is a wonderful opportunity for a hardworking, meticulous, accounting professional who is looking to work for a growing company with a great work/life balance. Full-time, hybrid, permanent opportunity with yearly compensation in the range of $80,000 -$85,000. ** This role can be remote but there will be times when coming into the Washington, DC office will be needed. This will not be a weekly or monthly occurrence but with notice the ideal candidate should be able and comfortable appearing in the DC office if needed. Candidates must be from the DC Metro area.

Top Three Needed Skills:
  1. Excellent communication skills – This role will have face time with other departments and project/program managers
  2. Experience with Federal grants and regulations, including OMB Guidance 2CFR 200, preferred
  3. Strong GL Accounting - prepare journal entries, reconcile financial statements and accounts, and ensure data accuracy

Position: Accountant II
Industry: 501c3 nonprofit
Compensation: $80,000 to $85,000
Location: Washington, DC
Work Schedule: Remote but live in the DC Metro Area
Duration: Full time, permanent, direct hire
Software: Sage Intacct, Concur, and they will be implementing Bill.com
Report to: Director of Finance. Will be a member of a 10-person Accounting Team
Interview Process: Video interview, panel interview by video
Potential Start Date: ASAP

Summary of Position:

The Accountant II is responsible for the processing of grant-related expenses, accounts payable, accounts receivable, managing credit card reconciliations and employee expense reimbursements, processing payroll journal entries, and monthly balance sheet reconciliations. The Accountant II prepares complex journal entries which requires collecting, analyzing and summarizing information.   Balancing customer service with the need for accuracy and compliance with Federal grant requirements, the position is focused on analyzing and recording transactions accurately to maintain integrity of the accounting records and efficiently to ensure timeliness within the monthly closing process. 

Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop and understanding of grants and programs to record transactions in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Federal regulations, grant requirements and Company policy.
  • Record payroll and employee benefit entries.
  • Review and process requests for prepaid debit cards for program participants.
  • Review and process payment requests and employee expense reports.
  • Process reclassification and monthly closing journal entries.
  • Research transactions and investigates unusual items.
  • Assist with monthly grant reporting to project teams.
  • Assist and/or review accounts payable processing including review for proper coding and supporting documentation including proper approval. 
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly.
  • Assist Director of Finance with preparation of audit and Form 990 schedules.
  • Provide customer support to program staff by answering questions regarding charges and other items in project accounts.
  • Promote continuous effort to streamline and increase efficiency of processes.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for completing all organizational administrative responsibilities in a timely manner and meeting all organizational administrative deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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