Grant Accountant - 6 months - Contract-to-hire - Hybrid in Greensboro, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/29/2022

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Job Description

Accountants, let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

As a Grant Accountant on a contract-to-hire basis, you will support with maintaining grant portfolios, assisting the team with areas of AP, treasury, and payroll.

Grant Accountant responsibilities:

  • Handling accounting for all grant portfolios and preparing budgets, revenue and handling carry-over funds year over year.
  • Prepares invoicing and billing.
  • Evaluates restricted fund activity and ensures compliance.
  • Prepares vendor withholding payment, sales and use tax payment, refrund returns, and other tax report filings.
  • Serves as back-up for AP and payroll.
  • Supporting treasury needs as needed.
  • Helping with month-end matters and supporting the team where needed.
  • Developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs

Job Requirements

In addition to your accounting experience, you will need strong analytical abilities and good communication skills to succeed in this role.

Grant Accountant requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 2-5 years of general accounting experience including managing grants at a higher education or non-profit entity.
• Advanced level Excel skills
• Solid month-end accounting and GL and Account reconciliation experience
• Ability to perform and work as part of a team