GLIDE’s General Ledger and Contracts Accountant is a key member of the Finance Team responsible for contract/grant accounting, invoicing, reporting and general ledger maintenance. In this role you will ensure compliance with funding sources, adherence to administrative guidelines, creation and closure of project codes and maintenance of documentation for internal and external audit readiness.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties can be assigned and the duties and responsibilities of the job are subject to change without notice.
Serve as primary contact with government agencies, grant program managers and GLIDE program management related to contracts.
Assist program management with budgeting, financial reporting and other administrative requirements of the contracts/grant
Track and monitor the status of each contract/grant through its program life cycle; and create and maintain the master contract/grant financial calendar.
Prepare, review, or direct all accounting entries (transactions and journals) related to contracts and restricted funds
Work with Finance Director to enter contract/grant budgets in enterprise software
Prepare invoice/billings/vouchers and draw down funds related to contracts/grants; apply indirect costs monthly (where applicable)
Prepare month end adjusting and closing entries
Receive and apply payments related to contracts/grants; assist with cash receipt entries
Prepare and distribute all applicable fiscal reports related to contracts/grants
Compute, prepare and submit the annual indirect cost rate. Negotiate the rate with the applicable state agency as necessary
Prepare grant closing documents.years
Manage the preparation, review, and coordination of contract/grant related audit work
Provide training & workshops to all grant stakeholders on how to more efficiently and effectively manage their respective grants in following board policy, granting agency guidelines, and all applicable federal regulations related to special grant
Attend professional development workshops and seminars to stay abreast of changes related to contracts and restricted grants
Ability to independently manage high-volume workloads, multiple stakeholder demands and shifting priorities
Ability to understand complexities of governmental contracts and foundation grants;
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and manage stress effectively in a demanding and fast paced environment;
Detail orientation around data and tracking systems;
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
Demonstrates the ability to be creative and process driven simultaneously;
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to present accounting data in a clear and understandable manner to both technical and non-technical users
Strong proactive sense of initiative and follow-through. The ability to work independently and collaboratively;
Strong project management skills. Possesses excellent organizational and planning abilities. Proven ability to meet deadlines
Demonstrate Cultural Humility. Has the ability to work effectively across cultures. Demonstrate a commitment to learning, communicating, and working respectfully with people different from themselves;
Commitment to the mission, values and philosophy of GLIDE.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BA degree in Business, Economics or Finance related field minimum five years of experience in non-profit accounting. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered;
Reporting and contract/grant experience specifically in a social services environment is a plus.
Knowledge of cost accounting and cost funding procedures.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local accounting and budgeting principles and procedures.
Working knowledge of GAAP
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Exceptionally strong communication skills. Has the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with diverse groups of staff;
Ability to read and interpret complex documents. Ability to research, analyze, compose, and communicate written and verbal reports. Ability to communicate concepts and ideas;
Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
Ability to perform mathematic calculations with speed and high degree of accuracy;
Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and other data found in reports.
Strong proficiency with MS Office 365.
Proven experience working with enterprise level cloud-based systems
Open to learning new technology
The physical demands described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to see details of objects at close range;
Ability to hear within normal range, and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population;
Ability to use standard office equipment, and access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to use keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time;
Requires physical ability to sit and keyboard for long periods of time (stationed at computer 80% of work time);
This person must take frequent short breaks, integrate stretching into her/his daily duties to avoid musculoskeletal disorders;
Activities that occur frequently are: standing, walking, and handling. Activities that occur occasionally are: climbing staircases. Activities that occur infrequently are: bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, twisting, reaching straight, above, and below shoulder level with both shoulders individually or at the same time, carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds.
The work environment described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Fast paced, frequent interruptions, demanding, social services office environment
Noise level can become loud, chaotic and distracting depending on situations that arise. Lighting is conducive to completion of work;
The employee may be exposed to airborne pathogens;
GLIDE’s buildings are located in the Tenderloin. Due to our surroundings, it is important to always be aware of what’s going on around you while walking around the neighborhood.
GLIDE maintains an "open door" policy to the community and its clients, who frequently enter and leave the building.
GLIDE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
At GLIDE, all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send your resume for immediate consideration. Help us get to know you by including a note about yourself, plus any additional info that might be relevant!
Additional Salary Information: DOE
Internal Number: 1185
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