The Role: Interim Accountant (Long-Term Contract) Location: Austin, Texas
We are currently searching for an Interim Accountant for one of our large non-profit clients. The Interim Accountant will work directly with the Controller and field manager to be responsible for all accounting related to two government grants. A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting including budgeting, payment processing, month-end close as well as monthly reporting. An understanding or experience with grant accounting is a plus.
Responsible for all grant accounting functions, including review and preparation of budgets as well as amendments, processing vendor payments and reimbursements, preparation of reports and documentation and monthly accruals.
Prepare, monitor and track work hours to ensure reported work time meets requirements of the grant; prepare payroll reports and journal entries ensuring time tracking is properly allocated.
Prepare and submit monthly reports to issuer, as well as internal departments and stakeholders.
Analyze trends in budget expenditures, make recommendations for streamlining costs.
Review all reports related to grant and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
Oversee grant compliance and processes.
Ensure efficiency and effectiveness in all processes.
Maintain calendar of grant renewals and grant reporting deadlines; provide analytical support in year-end audits, as well as audit preparation
Maintain the security and confidentiality.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’ s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or closely related field
3 plus years relevant accounting experience.
Strong proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook and an ERP system.
Strong communication (verbal and written), organization and writing skills.
Proactive team player that is a quick learner and likes to improve processes.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with management and internal and external customers.
Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail, meet deadlines, and balance competing priorities
Strong working knowledge of GAAP and internal controls.
Strong people and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently, within a team environment, and with a diverse group of people
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Interested candidates should send their resume, including salary history to our recruiting team at http://jobs.hirebetter.com/ Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.
Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.