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Senior Grant Accountant

Employer
Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington
Location
State Farm, Virginia, United States
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ministry:-- Administration/Finance----------
Primary Office: Arlington
Hours per Week:-- --40 (exempt)
Staff Supervisor: Controller
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Position Description:
The Senior Grant Accountant manages the Grant Accountant, works collaboratively with the Finance team, and reports directly to the Controller. The Senior Grant Accountant will have experience in monitoring a portfolio of charitable programs that are funded by multiple sources or revenue such as grants, contracts, donor contributions, restricted contributions, and program service fees. The position includes working relationships with the CFO, Directors, Program Directors, administrative finance office staff, the Diocesan accounting office staff, grantors and community at large. The Senior Grant Accountant participates in program and grant budget monitoring, preparing journal entries for monthly financial statements, preparing monthly grant invoices, monitoring policy and program compliance, as well as grant administration.--
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Position Responsibilities:

Timely review monthly journals prepared by Grant Accountant for posting.
Timely prepare and review grant billing invoices or financial reports for multiple State and Locally funded grant programs. Review account balances and support program directors with grant monitoring and compliance.
Support the year end accounting close process and assist with the publishing of internal and external financial statements for the Board of Directors and public.
Prepare trial balance account reviews, account reconciliations, and report on findings to the Controller. Investigate and propose adjustments to budgets and billings.
Lead Fiscal Year Budget formations and Budget Narrative processes with Programs each fiscal year cycle. Coordinate and update compensation analysis and trends for agency planning and development.
Review program budgets and report on spending trends, opportunities for cost savings, strategic sourcing, and related financial management improvements
Design, propose and implement internal control improvements at the program level. Independently Conduct trainings in the field to increase compliance and program knowledge of financial administration.

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Other Duties:

Work closely with Program Directors on grant and donor restricted fund management.

Adhere to all weekly and monthly accounting deadlines.

Assist with staff meetings, workshops, and training sessions.
Assist with EA and MRS check run processing as backup support to the AP team.
Other duties as assigned.--
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Qualifications & Skills:

Proficiency in MS Excel required. Strong skill in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
Proficiency in accounting databases or related software required.
--Strong people skills, excellent team player with ability to interact tactfully and effectively with clients and staff in a multi-cultural environment.

Knowledge of US GAAP accounting rules a plus

Commitment to mission, goals, and services of Catholic Charities Diocese or Arlington

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Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required.
Minimum of three years' relevant experience in accounting, contract management and grants processing (billing and reporting)

--Prefer candidates have prior work experience in non-profit environment or work experience with federal and state contracting.
Experience with budgets and ability to assist with budget management and manage credit cards, purchase orders and other expenses that impact the budget.

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Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone, and keyboard.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
Light to moderate lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.
Compensation details: 72075 Yearly SalaryPI5b7cfbf6e476-25660-34621664

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