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Senior Accountant / Grant Manager

Spartanburg, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Part time
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 17 Sep 2022

Expires on 17 Sep 2022

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Senior Accountant / Grant Manager

Position Title: Senior Accountant / Grant Manager

Reports to: VP Finance

Position Type: Part-time

Core Hours:  20 hours a week

Date: July 2022

General Summary

Responsible for general accounting function including preparing and/or reviewing/approving journal entries; maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers; and account and bank reconciliations. Manage monthly closings, assist in financial analysis and reporting, and support the finance team in fulfilling its responsibilities.  Provide additional monthly reconciliation, analysis, and reporting from the CRM/donor management system.

Key Responsibilities

     Prepare journal entries

     Complete general ledger operations

     Manage monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements

     Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts

     Prepare analysis of accounts as requested

     Assist with year-end closings and preparation and coordination of the audit process

   Prepare annual 990 tax return, in cooperation with external accounting firm

     Assist in accounts receivable and accounts payable

     Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts

     Account/bank reconciliations

     Review and process expense reports

     Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

     Provide additional analysis and reporting from the CRM/donor management system

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.


     Bachelor’s degree in accounting

     2-5 years general accounting experience, nonprofit experience preferred

     Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and financial reporting

     Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation

     Technical accounting skills

     Working knowledge of accounting software and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

      Experience working with CRM systems

Additional Competencies

 Passion for the mission and values of United Way

 Outstanding interpersonal and listening skills

 Thrive in a dynamic environment and ability to work on various projects simultaneously, requiring strong organizational and time management skills

Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality

 Valid driver’s license and access to transportation throughout the workday

 Able to read, write, understand, and speak English fluently