Accountant/Analyst - nonprofit

Inner Circle Search - San Fernando Valley, CA

A nonprofit in the SFV seeks an Accounting/Analyst. This position provides support to the Director of Finance. The individual will oversee multiple grants, assist with accounting and maintain financial entries. This nonprofit provides a great work environment that includes a great work-life balance and benefits package.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to external customers as assigned. Perform grant-related post-award functions and fulfill requests for cost reports, budgets, projections, analysis, communications with customers, reconciliations, and refunding applications. Communicate with fiscal contacts at funding source for problem resolution and information gathering.
  • Complete monthly and/or quarterly budget and expense analysis of assigned contracts and present results to Reporting & Analysis Manager, Program Staff, and other management as requested.
  • Perform grant close-out functions required by grants/contracts assigned including reconciliations, financial status reports, final invoices, monitoring year-end liquidations, zeroing out budgets, and financial reporting.
  • Review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy; Review monthly revenue and corresponding receivable/payable for cost reimbursement contracts as assigned. Prepare adjustments and journal entries where necessary.
  • Assist in the monitoring and implementation of the agency’s Cost Allocation Plan. Assist in the process for gathering and updating information to update cost allocations (i.e. update distribution codes).

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree with major in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Experience: 2 or more years work experience in Accounting or Finance specifically with the preparation of financial statements.
  • Technology Skills: Strong computer skills, including intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word desired; working knowledge of all other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, etc.) a plus. Extensive experience with computerized accounting system; working knowledge of SAGE (previously MIP) 100 Fund Accounting a plus.
  • Communication/Customer Service Skills: Strong and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interface with others in an effective, open and tactful manner. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative, and diplomatic working relationships with colleagues, supervisor, external contacts with funding sources, and the public.