GRANT ACCOUNTANT

The Children's Shelter
Published
July 29, 2022
Location
San Antonio, TX
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Job Description

Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE

Responsible for preparing the reporting of all State, Federal, United Way and other grants benefiting the Agency. Tracking the deferred revenue associated with the contracts. Preparing all grant budgets. Creating, monitoring and maintaining the tracking processes for all grants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Finance Generalist II to ensure A/P expenditures are coded correctly for all grants
  • Reconcile Deferred revenue detail report to General Ledger monthly
  • Prepare billing for all grants as appropriate
  • Assist each department Chief with financial information and analysis
  • Prepare tracking sheets for each grant. Record all activity by source of funds
  • Work with Financial Accountant to ensure billing agrees with tracking sheets by program
  • Coordinates the annual federal financial audit along with Sr. Financial Accountant
  • Coordinate and or prepare budgets and financial projections, etc. for various funding requests from various foundations or other agencies
  • Assist with United Way financial data requests and periodic filings
  • Respond to Questions from Chiefs, Directors, Supervisors, Employees regarding Budget and Financial information
  • Support grant RFP Budgets & Narrative preparation
  • Support grant compliance reporting for both the state and foundations
  • Assist with state and federal reporting
  • Completion of Texas RCC – 24-hour childcare report (Cost report)
  • Builds and maintain strong collaborative communications and relationships between other agency Directors, agency staff, professionals, and the community.
  • Role-models the strengthening and management of the culture and practices that reflects the organization's mission, values and employee promise
  • Coach and train other finance team members as needed
  • Serves as backup for the Sr. Financial Accountant responsibilities as needed

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of the agency and its accrediting and standard setting bodies, such as Council on Accreditation (COA) and state licensing.
  • Maintains client confidentiality per agency standards and all applicable codes of ethics
  • Learns, understands, supports, and demonstrates The Children's Shelter mission, purpose and values.
  • Demonstrates the Trauma Informed Care principles and practices for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety of the clients and staff.
  • Responsible for ensuring inclusion of others, assessing cultural and diversity needs of the clients.
  • Attends mandatory trainings as defined in positions training matrix by the assigned deadline.
  • Attends continuing education necessary to expand knowledge and maintain certifications or licenses.
  • Uses outside professional collaboration and intra-agency teamwork appropriate to the agency.
  • Skilled in organizing work in an environment with multiple challenges and priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of our customers (children, community members, co-workers, donors, managers, and volunteers), in a friendly, outgoing and professional manner.
  • Responds to customers in a timely and thorough manner; does what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction; prioritizes customer's needs and follows up to evaluate customer's satisfaction.
  • Avoid all conflicts of interest, real or perceived.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar field
  • Previous experience in General Ledger Accounting
  • Minimum of five years accounting experience grant or nonprofit accounting
  • Ability to be bonded
  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively with persons from diverse cultures and communities, as well as from different groups, including children, their parents, agency colleagues, support staff members, supervisors, administrators, and the legal and judicial system and demonstrate a good public presence
  • Computer experience, including Excel, Word, Great Plains and/or Sage Intact
  • Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and auto insurance

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