Grant Accountant

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October 19, 2023
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If environmental health is a cause you are passionate about, this employer could be a great long-term home for you! The organization is focused on reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The Grant Accountant will report to the Finance Director and be responsible for day-to-day accounting functions. An ideal candidate has prior nonprofit or grant accounting experience.


  • Monitor financial transactions for sponsored projects.
  • Ensure compliance with sponsor guidelines and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all regulatory requirements to include Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP)
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements, accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to this list of primary responsibilities.


  • BS in Accounting or Business Administration


  • Three to five years general accounting experience in a not-for-profit setting
  • Hands on post award grant administration experience
  • Knowledge of cost sharing accounting practices
  • Knowledge of Federal Uniform Guidance Regulations
  • In-depth knowledge of non-profit finance and accounting principles, laws, and best practices
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
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