Grant Accountant

Sacramento, California | Contract | $30.00 - $38.00

May 10, 2024   |   Job ID: 2182498

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Grant Accountant (CONTRACT)


For over 50 years, Nelson Connects has empowered employers and job seekers to achieve their unique versions of success. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, compassion, and innovation has made us a trusted partner in connecting jobs, people, and communities. The remarkably talented and dedicated people of Nelson Connects are building on the rich history of this company to define the future of our industry, and we can’t wait to work with you.


We are Nelson Connects, and our purpose is your success.


You are an experienced accounting professional with 3-5 years of experience in Grant Accounting who can commit to a 3–4-month temporary assignment. You are passionate about healthcare and can work well with a dynamic team!


This position pays: $30 to $38 per hour


What you will be doing:

  • Assist with the development of budgets for grants and contracts funded from private foundations or government agencies.
  • Assist with developing/maintaining multi year grant and contract budget reports.
  • Review invoices
  • Make sure all invoices have been posted to the general ledger.
  • Ensure payroll allocation is accurate according to the grant budget.
  • Post entries to record direct, indirect revenue and grants receivable.
  • Post entries to record recognition of deferred revenue.
  • Reconcile all totals to approved budget before finalizing invoice.
  • Reconcile multi-year grant report to invoice totals.
  • Make sure all expenses have been posted to the general ledger.


    What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience working for a non-profit or grant budgeting and reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of Sage Intacct, Salesforce, Concur and Excel a plus.


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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly Benefits Offered Include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + State Mandated Benefits.

EEO Statement: Nelson Connects is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other classification protected by law.

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