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Staff Accountant

Company: Nelson, Inc.
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: 2177149Job Title: Staff AccountantLocation: BerkeleyCompensation: $30-$40/hrJob Summary:Looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your expertise in nonprofit and government accounting? Join our client as a Staff/Grants Accountant and be part of a dynamic team. In this role, you'll be responsible for coordinating budgets, managing contracts and grants, and providing financial analysis. Utilize your strong Excel skills and knowledge of GAAP to ensure compliance and deliver accurate reports. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communication skills, and can handle multiple projects, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Apply now and make a meaningful impact in the nonprofit sector!Key Responsibilities: - Work with government contracting officers to clarify all administrative and financial requirements contained in proposals, agreements and amendments. - Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of contracts and related reporting requirements. - Communicate performance to Finance Director and Program Directors on a monthly basis, including surplus or shortfalls, analyze and confirm allowable strategies for adjustment. - Work with accounting staff to implement and maintain tracking and administrative processes to assist the programs in managing agreements and ensure timely submission of all deliverables and agency approval of extensions and budget changes. - Reconcile financial information, including matching components, to all agreements, identify variances, investigate, and resolve accounting errors or discrepancies and ensure that properly documented adjustments are made, and review financial documentation to ensure compliance. - Organize and maintain original documents and financial records for all agreements, including sub-contracts and sub-awards, consistent with Bonita House and external agency requirements.Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. from an accredited four-year college in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Minimum of two year relevant experience in non-profit or government accounting, Budget preparation and management, grants administration, or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience using accounting and financial reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and current accounting rules and regulations as applies to nonprofits.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in the most current versions of Windows and Office (Word and Excel) and ability to use the internet effectively. Strong Excel skills and financial modeling.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to interact positively and professionally with others
  • Versatility, flexibility, and an ability to work in an environment of constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently; self-motivation to follow-up and follow-through with tasks
  • Ability to analyze problems, gather information, assess alternatives, and develop solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Knowledge of unrestricted and restricted funding sources
  • Ability to gather and analyze data in order to produce reports and make improvement recommendations
  • Ability to understand complexities of grant contracts
  • Experience with HUD grants preferred
  • Must have a valid California Driver License, a driving record acceptable by the Agency's insurance company, and proof of personal vehicle insurance.
  • Must be able to meet Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requirements.#INDeastAbout Nelson Connects:If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson Connects can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for.Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects provides pay transparency by placing salary ranges in all job postings in accordance with state and local regulations. We are committed to communicating pay clearly throughout the employment process.California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services, or any other classification protected by law.

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