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Staff Accountant

Cincinnati, OH

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Associate Degree

Published on 9 Oct 2023

Expires on 26 May 2023

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Staff Accountant

United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant to provide accounting and financial oversight for federal and non-federal grants. Provide accounting support and processing of disbursements. Key Areas of Responsibility: Grant Accounting • Provide accounting and financial oversight for federal and non-federal grants including preparing journal entries and account reconciliations. • Provide accounting assistance with grant applications. • Process grants by (1) reviewing grant documentation including application, budget, award letter(s), specific grant requirements, etc. and (2) communicating with grant manager and other parties as appropriate. • Research and review OMB circulars and other regulations associated with federal and non-federal funding to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements. • Maintain finance/accounting infrastructure and processes necessary for ongoing grant monitoring/reporting, including assistance with the preparation and application of approved federal indirect cost rate. • Provide training and technical support related to grants, including maintenance of grant policies/procedures, providing sub-recipient training, acting as a resource to grant managers and other UWGC departments, agency partners and sub-recipients related to compliance requirements. • Provide ongoing grant monitoring/reporting in compliance with grant requirements including drawdowns, review of budget vs. actual expenditures, non-federal matches, sub-recipient monitoring, and formal grant reporting to funders as required. • Assist with coordinating the A-133 and other audit requirements. Accounts Payable and General Ledger Processing • Audit and review disbursements including credit cards. Perform data entry and processing within deadlines. • Maintain and review chart of accounts and vendor master files. Maintain IRS Form W-9 and vendor data forms. Prepare, review and submit federal form 1099s and 1096s. • Maintain accounts payables records. • Verify banking information is correct. • Research and respond to internal and external inquiries. Expense Reimbursement and Travel Processing and Reconciliation • Audit and review of expense reimbursements. • Provide training to UWGC staff regarding accounting policies and procedures. • Propose modifications to UWGC expense reimbursement policies and procedures. • Provide written annual update of key expense reimbursement policies and procedures. Other • Maintain updated policies and procedures. • Provide support for other special tasks. • Prepare audit work papers. Respond to auditor inquiries and provide supporting documentation. Minimum Qualifications: • Associate degree in accounting or equivalent. • Minimum two-three years’ experience with federal grants and previous accounting experience. • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS). • Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting preferred. • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Word and intermediate Excel. Competencies: Accountability, Integrity-Organizational Commitment, Communication Skills, Technologically Proficient, and Time/Project Management. Salary starting at $55,000 plus competitive benefits package Applicants should apply by Friday, May 26, 2023, via the link below: UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion