Robert Half Grant Accountant in Chicago, Illinois
If you are a talented Accountant with an aptitude for adaptability, this is the Senior Grant Accountant position for you! If you are interested in this immediate Senior Grant Accountant opening, apply as soon as possible! This full-time position employment opportunity is based in Chicago, IL.
Your responsibilities in this role
Put together monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
Complete other projects as required
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing for grant compliance
Manage monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)
Realize compliance with grant accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners
Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired
Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines
Grant accounting and compliance experience
Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Grant administration knowledge
Proven knowledge of Obtain Approvals
Experience with Grant Agreements
Foundational knowledge in Templates
Reviewing Contracts experience preferred
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner
Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience
Skilled with ERP systems
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