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Grants Accounting Analyst (7102-44)|
MDRC is adding to its Finance Department and seeks a Grants Analyst/Accountant, with opportunities for advancement. The position will be responsible for post-award financial management for a portfolio of projects funded by federal agencies, foundations, and universities. The Analyst/Accountant will also be involved with month- and year-end accounting processes and reconciliations, financial reporting, and audits. The position reports to a Finance Manager and works in close collaborator with the Controller.
•Set up new grants and contracts in the financial system (JAMIS Prime ERP) for effective reporting and tracking of expenditures.
•Prepare monthly billings and financial reports for cost-reimbursement, time and materials, and fixed-price contracts.
•Prepare adjusting entries and job cost adjustments as needed.
•Monitor receivables and expenses relative to obligated funding and terms of award. Initiate follow-up with funders and project staff as needed.
•Provide reconciliations and analyses to support the monthly and year-end closing processes.
•Assist with preparation of financial reporting for management, audit schedules, Form 990, etc.
•Prepare budgets and other financial information for grant and contract modifications.
•Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Experience, and Skills:
•Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
•One to five years of accounting, audit, or related work experience.
•Strong attention to detail and deadlines.
•Demonstrated personal initiative, adaptable, and motivated to learn.
•Strong interest in the nonprofit sector.
•Excellent command of Excel, including pivot tables.
•Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of people.
•Knowledge of nonprofit accounting and federal funding regulations preferred.
MDRC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. MDRC does not discriminate, and all qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race; color; national origin; religion; creed; sex or gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression); sexual orientation; citizenship status; pregnancy; disability; age; military or veteran status; marital or partnership status; genetic information, genetic predisposition, or carrier status; prior unemployment status; consumer credit history; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses, or stalking; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Legal work authorization is required.
MDRC is committed to finding solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic self-sufficiency to improving public education and college graduation rates. We design promising new interventions, evaluate existing programs using the highest research standards, and provide technical assistance to build better programs and deliver effective interventions at scale. We work as an intermediary, bringing together public and private funders to test new policy-relevant ideas, and communicate what we learn to policymakers and practitioners — all with the goal of improving the lives of low-income individuals, families, and children.