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Staff Accountant, Non-Profit

Location : Los Angeles, CA (Hybrid)
Job Type : Temp/Hire
Compensation : open - 30.00-35.00
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2+
Required Education : Bachelor's Accounting or Finance
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

The Non-Profit Staff Accountant will support the accounting and financial management of an established public health non-profit organization and become the subject matter expert of several initiatives, grants and funds for the organization.


  • Manage grant financial reporting, invoicing, tracking and training per contract terms, including maintaining electronic documentation, providing program related research of expenses, chart of account coding for program invoices, ensuring grant compliance, and seeking solutions for any budget and/or grant constraints. 

  • Learn SAGE Intacct accounting system and AP process to ensure program journal entries and invoices for timely and accurate processing.

  • Analyze monthly budget against actual results for the program; work closely with the program team to develop fiscal plans to ensure appropriate spending, billing, and compliance for the contract. Provide finance and accounting technical assistance to program project managers. 

  • Monitor and prepare/enter all journal entries to record re-class entries and/or adjustments.

  • Prepare account reconciliations.

  • Perform additional general ledger, finance, and accounting duties for the program. 

  • Comply with financial policies and procedures, AICPA, and GAAP and become the subject matter expert for several programs.

  • Collaborate via phone and Zoom with grantee financial contacts to review and approve financial reports and provide technical assistance as needed.

  • Work collaboratively with teams across organization and possess solid interpersonal and professional relationship building skills.

Required Qualifications :


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • 2+ years of work experience in an accounting role.

  • Highest level of integrity and work ethic.  

  • Strong problem solving and time management skills.

  • Working technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting practices and systems and ability to research topics as required.

  • Thorough knowledge of Excel, comfort level in learning and adapting to different computer systems, as well as demonstrated interest in using technology to increase innovation and streamline daily work.

  • Ability to quickly learn methods of grants accounting, reporting, and management.

  • Ability to take constructive criticism and comfort with learning on the job.

  • Communicate effectively about accounting and financial processes both verbally and in writing with colleagues and individuals inside and outside the company.

  • Ability to successfully multi-task and meet deadlines, with strong results orientation.

Skills :
chart of accounts Excel GAAP general ledger Grants Journal entries Reconciliations
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