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Sr. Grants Accountant

Company: Covenant House California
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

COVENANT HOUSE CALIFORNIA

Job Description for Sr. Grants Accountant

Anaheim Office

Covenant House California is seeking qualified applicants to become a part of an exciting and dynamic organization that makes a difference in the lives of homeless and trafficked youth. Applicants that have experience working with youth that have experienced homelessness, who have traumatic histories, identify as LGBTQ, are gender non-conforming and/or who often face multiple issues and have complex needs. Applicants with knowledge and/or experience working with youth development programs, utilizing a harm reduction framework, using trauma informed practices and will value working with a multi-disciplinary team to create a safe inclusive environment would be highly preferred. Become a part of an exciting and dynamic organization that makes a difference in the lives of homeless and trafficked youth. Covenant House California offers an excellent benefits package in a supportive work environment.

During these tough times CHC is committed to keeping our staff safe and healthy so all full time employees who are hired will have benefits at date of hire. These benefits include: medical, vision, dental, life insurance and Long Term Disability. Other benefits include pension, tax deferred annuity and a generous vacation package.

Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit agency whose mission is to serve homeless and trafficked youth (18-24) to offer safety, hope and opportunities to move forward.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the CFO/Controller, the Senior Grants Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly grant/contract billings to federal, non-federal and private grantors as well as maintain grant budgets, preparing journal entries for expense allocations, general ledger account analysis and reconciliations, submit budget modifications, answer relevant inquiries. In addition, the right person will be able to assist in system integrations and new system migrations, make recommendations that improve efficiencies and automation as well as responsible for maintaining confidential information and safeguarding the integrity of CHCs financial data and data systems and prepares all accounting records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares timely and accurate monthly grant and contract billings as assigned by supervisor.
  • Verify Payroll & Timecard Reports per assigned grants
  • Verify employee profiles entered by Human Resources department are correct regarding Program, Job Functions and Compensation maintenance.
  • Assist CFO and Controller with financial account analysis and preparation of other financial reports in accordance with GAAP and FASB and current accounting pronouncements for annual audit, including audit schedules.
  • Maintains all timely and accurate accounting records in the area of responsibility and retains records in accordance with the agencys retention policy.
  • Assists the CFO /Controller in various administrative services related duties.
  • Systems training and review other staff work.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION: B.S. degree in accounting or its equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years accounting experience in non-profit accounting and grant/contracts billings or its equivalent. Grant management experience a big plus. Possess good basic accounting skills

SKILLS: Must possess very high analytical skills, capable of producing timely and accurate work. Can work with minimum supervision from supervisor. Must be able to follow instructions, highly organized and must be able to plan ahead on work assignments to meet deadlines. Must be able to multi task, be proactive and have strong initiative to make follow-ups to complete work assignments on due dates. Must have excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and working with accounting worksheets and formulas; willing to learn for opportunity advancement.

TRANSPORTATION: Must have valid CA Drivers license, reliable transportation, and a good driving record.

WORKING: At least 40 hours a week, Exempt status. Some overtime work if necessary is required as a condition of employment.

CONDITIONS: Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis and sit at an assigned computer workstation for prolonged periods of time with occasional bending to perform other essential functions such as filing and storing documents or assisting with purchasing and replenishing department supplies as required.

SUPERVISORY: None, however can act as the Person-In-Charge when the CFO or Controller are not present/available.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, telephone and other equipment required.

Covenant House California does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Covenant House California is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Keywords: Covenant House California, Anaheim , Sr. Grants Accountant, Other , Anaheim, California

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