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Accountant - Grants and Contracts in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Responsibility / Summary Performs the billing and fiscal monitoring of government contracts, and assists with administrative operations of the Grants and Contracts department. Supports and works closely with the Workforce and Career Development Department, ensures expenditures are in compliance with grant budgets and requirements, handles cost allocations, supervises Grants and Contracts account payable functions, and involved with all outside fiscal audits related to programs including the A‐133 single audit.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1. Responsible for timely reporting for all internal and external entities related to grants and contracts including regulatory reports and filings to the various federal government and state agencies; financial reporting to grantors – monthly, quarterly, annually or as needed. 2. Assists with developing organization’s procedures and policies regarding the administration of grants and contracts. Handles cost allocations, account receivables, general accounting entries, supervises accounts payable function, and reviews billed expenditures to ensure compliance with GAAP accounting, OMB Circulars A‐110, A‐122 and A‐133, FAR regulations and any other applicable statutes. 3. Establishes and maintains effective and productive working relationships with staff from other departments within and outside the organization. Clearly and efficiently communicates valuable information to customers. 4. Involved with the Single Audit (A‐133) as well as any other outside fiscal reviews related to grants and contracts. Effective and efficiently helps resolve any issues discovered during the course of the audits. 5. Performs periodic internal audits, and reports results directly to the Accounting Manager ‐ Grants & Contracts. 6. Assumes some duties from Accounting Manager ‐ Grants & Contracts in his/her absence. Additional Duties & Responsibilities 1. Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the direct reports.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  This job supervises 1‐3 staff.

Education & Experience  1 year of supervisory experience.  2 years of Accounting, preferably with Grants & Contracts experience.  Associate's degree or equivalent from two‐year college or technical school required.  Bachelor's degree from four‐year college or university required.

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