The Grants Accountant/Revenue Specialist is responsible for assisting the CFO with financial duties for Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center including but not limited to monthly accounting and reporting, accounts receivable, and grant reporting and compliance.
Maintain accurate financial records of accounts receivable and generate monthly aging schedules. Manage receivables and work with the CFO to maximize timely cash collections. Assist with donor invoices for pledges.
Assist with preparation of private foundation grant reports as well as monthly/quarterly government grant reports and monthly vouchers. Prepare and maintain supporting documentation, and submit financial reports and billing statements in a timely manner.
Perform monthly accounting and reconciliation of all restricted grants and temporarily restricted fund balance.
Assist with monthly accounting close. Specific tasks: review accuracy of Quick books balance sheet accounts and prepare/update schedules, reconciliations, and journal entries for review by CFO.
Manage the financial aspects of program audits as needed. Assist with time and effort reporting and compliance with grants and contracts.
Monthly/quarterly revenue reconciliation with External Affairs department to match Quick books/Financial Edge data with Raisers Edge data.
Assist with conversion to Financial Edge software to go live July 1, 2018.
Assist the CFO as needed in annual budget and annual audit preparation.
Serve as back-up for Accountant.
Participate in local networking and training opportunities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in accounting systems, particularly Quickbooks, with knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus. Experience with Government Grants. Strong organizational skills and must be detail oriented.