Senior Accountant - Grants & Grant Making Accounts

Geneva Global
  • Location
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 21

Position description

You are adept at collecting, reconciling, and summarizing accounting information and entering data into different accounting software. Having a thorough knowledge of generating financial reports for grant recipients and grant making clients are skills you thrive on! 


  • Responsible for month-end and year-end closing processes including financial statements, and budget variance reports for assigned clients. 
  • Creates and monitors annual budgets. 
  • Accounts payable and receivables. 
  • Maintains general ledger for client related entries including:  
  • Prepares reconciliations for necessary balance sheet accounts and various other general ledger accounts, as needed.  
  • Prepares day-to-day and month end close entries. 
  • Grant tracking and reporting process for clients, both restricted and unrestricted. 
  • Assists with management of outgoing grants including financial due diligence, and recording, tracking and generating reports for clients. 
  • Reconciles monthly client credit card activity. 
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of the accounting operations within each assigned client including deliverables and deadlines. 
  • Provides client Board and advisory committee support as needed. 
  • Recommending and enforcing the internal controls, policies, and procedures established by the client. Responsible for client-related banking. 
  • Tracks and maintains vendor and sub-grantee contracts and prepares required reporting. 
  • Assists in preparation of our clients’ 990 and related tax forms (i.e.1099 forms) and audits. 
  • Disburses client requests to other Finance team members as needed to manage deadlines. 
  • Provides analytical support to Managing Director and Accounting Manager for special client projects (e.g., budgets, budget projections, grant proposals, etc.) 

 Qualifying for this role means you have a BS degree in accounting, business administration, or related field and proven experience in public accounting and non-profit accounting for 4+ years. You have an in-depth understanding of international non-profits and/or grants management and the outsourced accounting environment. You are proficient in Excel, Office 365, QuickBooks Online,, banking platforms and are known to be an excellent team member and can work across teams.  

 About Global Impact  

 Global Impact serves as a trusted philanthropy advisor, intermediary, and nonprofit partner for greater giving. We offer advisory and infrastructure services that drive strategic philanthropy for our nonprofit, public, and private sector clients. With close to 70 years of experience, we have raised nearly $2.5 billion with our partners for global causes. Global Impact is part of Global Impact Ventures, a family of mission-driven organizations that serve all of philanthropy for a better world.  

 Working at Global Impact  

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for more than one year. Visa sponsorship is not available. This is a full-time position and may be fully remote, with travel to headquarters in Alexandria, VA for team meetings on occasion. 

At Global Impact, we passionately celebrate a culture of belonging. We are committed to cultivating and nurturing a workplace of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our work will grow and transform philanthropy, our global community, and ourselves. Global Impact encourages individuals to apply for this position of underrepresented backgrounds including race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation.    

 The salary range is $80,000 - $85,000, depending on the experience you bring. On top of the competitive salary that we are offering, you’ll receive 16 paid holidays and 25 paid days off. We provide an excellent benefits plan including parental leave, medical, dental, short-term, and long-term disability, and a robust 401K program.   

  We look forward to hearing from you!  


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