Join our Contracts team and be a part of the infrastructure that supports our mission of creating hope, opportunity and bright futures for at-risk children, youth and families. The Senior Grants Accountant primarily performs accounting functions for a variety of service programs which include early childhood and intervention services, home visiting, and youth prevention programs. The Senior Grants Accountant serves as the contract contact for these programs, prepares regular reports for government funding grants and reviews budget forecasts for these programs.
Senior Grants Accountant responsibilities:
Complete monthly and quarterly financial reports for assigned programs.
Review and monitors quarterly financial reports from service partners.
Serve as the primary fiscal contact for assigned government funders.
Prepare monthly invoices.
Review and reconcile various monthly reports.
Reconcile accounts receivables detail to general ledger.
Assist program staff with annual budget preparation and analysis of funder and internal agency budgets.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
Five years of business experience required.
Knowledge of and proficiency in finance/accounting principles.
Non-profit reporting experience a plus.
Strong skills in utilizing Microsoft Office 365 with an emphasis on Excel required.
Experience using accounting financial software preferred.
Excellent analytical skills required.
Able to work independently on multiple projects/tasks and meet deadlines.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan. Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
About Children's Home & Aid
Children’s Home & Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels over 40,000 children, youth and families to improve their lives. For over 130 years, Children’s Home & Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy in child welfare, early childhood and juvenile justice. Children’s Home & Aid is recognized for establishing best practices and achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families. Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan.