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Grant Accountant

Job ID: BH336596

Category: Grant Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A College in NYC is looking to hire a Grant Accountant for a long-term, temporary project.  This role is designed to be primarily responsible for the monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations, most specifically related to Grants work. This role will be handling the reporting, journal entries, and entering in new accounts for the federal, internal, and private grants. This role will also be responsible for handling post award reporting, assisting the Associate Controller with the annual financial statements, as well as cash transactions and preparing bank reconciliations. Candidates with well-rounded grants accounting experience are a good fit, and someone with experience working in higher education would be great.

Must Haves:
*Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
*Previous Grant Accounting experience
*Some analytical and reporting experience
*Intermediate Excel skills (vlookups and pivot tables)

Preferred:
*Previous experience in higher education preferred
*Experience working with ERP software preferred

Job Summary/Description:
A College in NYC is looking to hire a Grant Accountant for a long-term, temporary project.  This role is designed to be primarily responsible for the monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations, most specifically related to Grants work. This role will be handling the reporting, journal entries, and entering in new accounts for the federal, internal, and private grants. This role will also be responsible for handling post award reporting, assisting the Associate Controller with the annual financial statements, as well as cash transactions and preparing bank reconciliations. Candidates with well-rounded grants accounting experience are a good fit, and someone with experience working in higher education would be great.

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Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Remote Based