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Robert Half Grant Accountant in NEW YORK, New York


There's currently a long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity in the Non-Profit industry at Robert Half for an experienced Senior Accountant with an eye for accuracy and a knack for solving complex problems.The Senior Accountant (Contract) works under the Contract Manager(s) to prepare and monitor contract expenditure reporting. Assist in recognizing budget spending and need for modifications. Additional responsibilities will include : account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, etc. This Senior Accountant position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the New York, New York area. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before. Apply today!


  • Contract accounting functions associated with contracts and grants:

  • Prepare timely and accurate regulatory filings (i.e. claims, budget modifications close-outs, and advances);

  • Complete revenue, receivable and expense reconciliations;

  • Ensure integrity of financial results related to government contracts and grants, revenues, receivables, earned unbilled, and advances, and preparation of related standard journal entries and reconciliations; and

  • Monitor and follow up on outstanding receivable balances with the funding sources to maximize cash flow, which is critical to the organization.

  • Managerial accounting functions associated with Programs funded through contracts/ grants:

  • Prepare corporate budgets, as assigned; i.e. Personnel planning and financial models

  • Provide information that aids the Manager in the preparation of reports to management related to

  • government contracts and grant status and activity, including the production of monthly contract Activity reports; and

  • Assist in the preparation of other corporate budget materials.

  • Financial accounting associated with Programs funded through contracts I grants:

  • Assist in the preparation of year-end corporate and periodic contract compliance audits, including

  • retrieving supporting documents and back-up information, as requested; and

  • Assist in the analysis of charges to Activities to facilitate the release/ utilization of temporarily restricted net assets (“TRNA”) and the preparation and timely submission of reports required by donors.

  • Financial accounting associated with general accounting functions, as may be assigned. Functions will, at a minimum, involve:

  • Account analysis

  • Development of working papers and schedules

  • Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide recommendations for internal accounting/ operating controls and efficiencies.

  • Assist in other ad hoc projects, as assigned.

  • Familiarity with government contracts.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills – ability to relate and clearly communicate with operating management, financial staff and other departments, including professional writing style.

  • Ability to analyze problems and recommendations and pay attention to detail.

  • Ability to initiate projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; exhibit a sense of urgency in performing work.

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