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Program Accountant - Upper West Side - $75-85k in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    022720170456

Job Description

We are currently seeking a non-profit Program Accountant on a contract to hire basis for an immediate need. Candidates must have non-profit and Grant Accounting experience! Experience using INTACCT is a big plus.

Roles, Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Oversee and manage the daily grant/ contract process for 15 to 17 grants, including collaborating with Directors regarding grant opportunities
  • Responsible for the review and approval of all Purchase Orders initiated by the Directors for those contracts in the assigned portfolio
  • Monthly preparation of documentation, expense reports, and coordination of the administrative process of the grant program
  • Preparation of monthly &/or quarterly reimbursement expenditure vouchers
  • Record all electronic payments for the grants in the assigned portfolio
  • Monitor, input, review all grant data in the required City/State/Federal portal and system
  • Monitor interventions and programs funded by grants to ensure compliance with grantor guidelines
  • Serve as a liaison with principals and other departments on issues regarding grants. Provide financial projections by coordinating budget/forecast preparation; collecting, analyzing information; advising departments on the collection and analysis of data
  • Work proactively with program staff to understand needs and changes in the program's operations, and initiate all budget modifications based on that discussion
  • Prepare Journal Entries and perform account analysis for assigned contracts as part of the monthly financial review meetings with the heads of the programs
  • Coordinate grant compliance and reporting responsibilities with Finance, Human Resources and Programs including program outcome data and fiscal reports
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, including cash flow projections
  • Serve as a key point of contact with funders, and develop and coordinate all requests in a timely manner
  • Assist in the development of responses to RFP submissions including budget and budget narrative preparation
  • Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations administered by the grantor, assists in all audits , including the preparation of all required schedules
  • Conduct Physical inventory/ asset schedules
  • Participate as Fiscal Unit Member by attending staff meetings and training programs; collaborate on tasks and make suggestions for improvement
  • Ensure proper cost segregation and allocation of cost
  • Ensure compliance with the CFR and Uniform Guidance
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in related field
  • Knowledge in accounting and financial reporting
  • Strong knowledge of grant processing including federal, state and local government laws and regulations regarding grant administration including the CFR and Uniform Guidance
  • Working knowledge of contracts administered by the Department of Homeless Services; Human Resources Administration; Department of Health & Mental Hygiene; the Department for the Aging; the Department of Youth & Community Development; the Administration for Children's Services; and the Department of Housing Urban Development.