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Grants Accounting Specialist

Company: New American Pathways INC
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: New American Pathways is a nonprofit 501c3 organization whose mission is to help refugees and Georgia thrive. Our vision is for new Americans in Metro Atlanta to become successful, contributing, and welcomed members of Georgia's communities. We believe that civic participation is key to a new American's integration and a core indicator of a healthy democracy. By registering and mobilizing new voters, investing in emerging immigrant leaders, and connecting new Georgians to civic education, we help new Americans to elevate their voices, bolster representation, and build power.POSITION: Finance Grants ManagerFULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: ExemptDescriptionDescription The Grants Accouting Specialist is responsible for financial, accounting, and reporting activities for assigned grants based on the organization programs. The position reports to the CFO and works closely with program managers to assure accurate and timely information is provided to them. This position also provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports to grantors and respond to all grantor inquiries. Additionally, The Grants Accouting Specialist is responsible for assistance with cash management and reporting. The position is a full-time salaried positionKey Responsibilities Essential Job Functions: Assist the Sr. Accountant, Chief Financial Officer, Advancement Department and Program Managers with developing the annual financial budgets for all grant-based programs of the organization. Prepare monthly analysis and interpretation of all grant related financial information and monitor actual operational results against Board-approved budgets and programmatic contractual guidelines. Prepare and submit monthly financial reports comparing program actual results to board-approved budgets to program managers for all programs they oversee. Provide sufficient expense documentation upon request and engage in one on one discussions regarding program questions and concerns. Prepare monthly / quarterly billing / reimbursement requests and ensure timeliness of submission to grantors. Provide program managers with grant expenditure reports to ensure funds are utilized with the specific grant year/period. Ensure financial compliance with federal, state or local grant funded programs, including periodic financial reporting and other financial deliverables to the grantor agencies. Notify appropriate staff of corrections necessary to remain in compliance with awards. Monitor Aged Contracts Grants Receivable balances and follow-up with grantors on overdue remittances. Track monthly / quarterly Contract Advances and post / reclass to revenue as expended. Provide Case Managers with periodic detailed and summary reports of payments made on behalf of refugee clients engaged in the R & P and Match Grant Programs. Prepare for posting by the Sr. Accountant monthly journal entries as assigned. Review and update payroll/timesheet allocation Review and post monthly payroll and allocate accordingly to programs. Reconcile cash/deposit receipts. Assist with annual audit tasks. Perform monthly cash management posting and reconciliation as assigned. Assist with grant related and other annual audit tasks. Perform all other tasks as requested by the Sr. Finance Manager. Maintain paper and electronic files related to all grants and funding sources.Team Assist: Provide backup assistance in the monitoring of Credit Card requests, usage and posting. Provide backup for Accounts Payable processing and disbursements. Provide backup for Payroll processing. Provide backup for preparing and posting month end non-payroll related expense allocations.Compensation This is a full-time, salaried position with an annual salary range of $45,000 - $65,000. Employer contributes to medical, dental and vision insurance. Employer pays life and disability insurance. Fourteen (14) paid holidays and a generous paid time off policy. Employee has the option to contribute to 401(k).POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to successfully interact with a diverse staff from a variety of cultural, ethnic, religious, and educational backgrounds. Submit to a criminal background check. Detailed oriented with strong analytical abilities and skills. Self-starter, takes initiative, recognizes a sense of urgency. Demonstrated core competency skills in MS Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, and Outlook. Commitment to organization's mission and serving refugees. Ability to identify and resolve system level issues. Adapts easily to working in a dynamic and changing environment. Minimum 3 years prior experience monitoring compliance and submitting billing requests to grantors. Familiarity with non-profit accounting software. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.PI177634611

Keywords: New American Pathways INC, Atlanta , Grants Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Atlanta, Georgia

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