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Grant Accountant

Company: Easterseals NH
Location: Manchester
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Easterseals NH, VT & Farnum is seizing the future with intent. We are mission driven: We help people age in place, find paid employment, achieve sobriety, improve mobility, transition to independent living, develop life skills, access education, secure housing, find family, and connect with their communities. We are looking for compassionate, motivated and dependable individuals to join our team and enrich the lives of the individuals we serve. We have an immediate need for a Grant Accountant in Manchester, NH!The successful candidate will be the dedicated business partner to various programs and departments by providing key information and analysis. This position will work closely with the Grant Manager to gain comprehensive understanding of grant writing, budget preparation and analysis.Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide business support and partnership to Vice Presidents, budget managers and programs for relevant financial analysis, forecasting and metrics for benchmarking and assessing financial viability.
  • Serve as business partner to align financial needs of programs with business functions and to manage finance related activities, including budget development and oversight to monitor and enhance financial performance.
  • Manage projects and project teams to perform financial assessment with appropriate financial reports to include written discussion and analyses.
  • Develop business proposals with proformas and analyses.
  • Participate in due diligence efforts for new initiatives, service growth and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Work with Program staff and grant writer to create budgets and submit applications.
  • Manage the process for federal, state and private grants, including expense tracking, financial reporting, and reconciliations.
  • Work with the auditors to provide support for grant spend in accordance with applicable federal guidelines, A-133, and Uniform Guidance.
  • Professionally represent the organization, clearly communicating our mission, philosophy, values, goals and expectations, internally and externally.
  • Work in collaboration with accounting, administrative, program and development staff to ensure effective financial reporting and processes. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in a business field, MBA preferred
    • At least seven years' experience in business administration to include grant management or cost accounting and rate reimbursement a plus
    • Nonprofit, health care or human services background preferred
    • Strong background in financial analysis, business and project management and business writing
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with attention to customer focus
    • Proficient in use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation Hours : This is a full time (40 hours/week), salaried position Compensation : Beginning at $65,000 / year, depending on qualifications and experienceWhat's in it for you? A position with Easterseals will give you valuable insight and experience as you further your career. We offer comprehensive benefits for full-time eligible employees: medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, discounted child care, federal student loan forgiveness eligibility, student loan repayment for qualifying positions, and tuition reimbursement. We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.To learn more about this role, please click on the blue "Apply Now" button below to submit your application ( Job Application Guide )If you are having difficulty submitting an application, please contact Colleen: cwilson@eastersealsnh.orgCandidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for employment. EOEApply Now

Keywords: Easterseals NH, Manchester , Grant Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Manchester, New Hampshire

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