Robert Half Grant Accountant in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
Robert Half is assisting a federally funded organization with the recruiting for a Grant Accountant to join their team. Financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting will be among your duties as Grant Accountant. This person will report to the Director of Finance and will include a robust compensation package, including benefits, and the possibility for growth in the organization. Located in Wauwatosa, WI area.
Manage assigned grants, including preparation of monthly expenditure reports, analysis and forecasting of program revenue and expenditures.
Work closely with supervisor in financial communications to Program Directors, Managers, Supervisors and other applicable staff.
Review employee expense reports relative to assigned funding sources for accuracy and appropriate documentation.
Review and analyze program in-kind for accuracy and necessary supporting documentation.
File all program fiscal reports to the funding source by the specified due date in the contract.
Become well versed in the contract requirements of assigned grants.
Maintain up-to-date analyses of assigned general ledger accounts and produce required journal entries for reconciling items on a monthly basis.
Assist in the annual agency budgeting process.
Develop financial reports for information on-demand using MIP or Microsoft Office products.
Develop processes and procedures to ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
Prepare source documentation for entry into the agency’s general ledger.
Maintain A/P and A/R files in an orderly and well-organized manner.
Complete month end close tasks and duties within the timeframe identified to properly close out the month and prepare financial statements.
Bachelor or Associate degree in accounting or finance
1 - 3 years accounting experience (preferably in a non-profit organization)
Knowledge/experience with requirements of federal funding and GAAP requirements
Knowledge of accounting systems.
Advanced Excel knowledge
Must possess excellent organizational and prioritizing skills.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse population.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
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