Grant Accountant

Location Alpheretta, GA 30004
Date Posted May 22, 2023
Job ID 10248
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to conduct an immediate search for a talented Grant Accountant for our client, an inspirational veteran services nonprofit headquartered in the beautiful state of Georgia! The individual selected for this role will serve as a key support staff member for the finance team, working to ensure proper management of all grant funds across the organization. This full-time, fully remote opportunity is for immediate hire!

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Grant Accountant will work alongside the team’s Staff Accountant, Billing Accountant, and the organization’s Development team. The primary areas of support in this position will be in accounting and grant data management, and this role will ensure compliance for all grant funds for the organization as both a grant recipient and a grant applicant. The ideal individual for this role will have a background in nonprofit accounting and grants management and will be detail-oriented, collaborative, and organized to continue furthering this organization’s noble mission!


  • Review grant and contract award processes for documentation and improve as necessary to optimize accurate and timely financial reporting; ensure grant files are auditable at all times.
  • Create revenue recognition memos; acquire necessary signatures as needed.
  • Reconcile grant expenditures to ensure proper coding and allowable expenses; correlate monthly expense transactions to fund sources.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and maintain schedules as assigned.
  • Resolve any issues related to grant tracking, billing, reporting, and management.
  • Complete and track grant requests in Salesforce.
  • Review employee reimbursement reports in Concur system to ensure compliance with internal policies and practices; submit ?nancial reports and billing for grant reimbursement.
  • Participate in the writing of all grant proposals to include budgeting and financials reporting.
  • Collaborate closely with the Development team to review appropriate usage of funds per grant criteria and maximize cost recovery.
  • Work with Director of Finance and Development staff to develop, implement and monitor clear, concise grant/contract administration policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with accounting staff to maintain proper time allocations for employees and expenses coded to grants; work closely with the accounting staff in daily accounting duties as needed.
  • Attend all necessary trainings to meet skill and duty requirements, including grant seminars, computer training courses, and accounting courses.
  • Produce grant financials and coordinate with other staff to ensure timely billing of all grant proposals and reports.
  • Assist in the coordination of the organization’s annual audit, periodic grant monitoring reviews, and other internal and external reviews as necessary.
  • Track deadlines on the accounting calendar and keep the Director of Finance fully informed at all times.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field; or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in nonprofit accounting, preferably grants-based accounting.
  • Proven involvement working with and reviewing grant agreements, contracts, and creating grant-based budgets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; general knowledge in MS Office Suite and accounting software.
  • Ability to adhere to confidentiality of information.
  • General familiarity with standard office practices and processes, including utilizing standard office equipment and technology.
  • Ability to perform accounting functions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships, communication, and collaboration.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new software applications and technology.
  • Understand and comply with all organization policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical standards.
  • Preferred, but not required, proficiency in the following software: QuickBooks Enterprise, Concur, Google Suite,, and/or Salesforce

In addition to a fully remote work environment and an annual salary in the range of $52,500 - $57,500 (DOE), this role offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. In addition to the potential for annual bonuses, merit increases, and technology stipends, this organization offers 100% company sponsored medical, dental, and vision premium coverage for employees along with 100% company sponsored short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. Our client also offers a medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), paid holidays, paid time off, paid sick leave, paid medical leave and family care, and paid short term military leave. The organization also provides 401(k) with company matching and immediate vesting, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)! On top of all of this, this organization’s mission is one which will inspire and motivate you daily!

For immediate consideration, please provide your resume in Word format, sharing more about your experience and interest in this role online via

Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals supporting incredible missions and programs. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about our firm and our practices can be found online. Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent. 
For opportunities located in a region that has enacted fair chance, arrest, or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit Staffing proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of Scion as well as every client organization with whom we partner.

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