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Accountant II - Grants

Department: Administration
Reports To: Controller
Status: Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year 
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 19 ($21.69 to $24.10 per hour)
Location: Weller
Closing Date: November 1st, 2018, or when filled  
The Grants Accountant shall assist Controller, Grants Accounting Lead, Program Managers, and Data Analyst Team with meeting grant requirements to ensure accurate and timely invoicing and reporting, and assist with other accounting duties including but not limited to processing credit card payments and bank reconciliations.
At Neighborhood House we have a deep commitment to our employee’s and client’s diverse experiences and backgrounds that guides our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity and inclusion, to join our diverse team.
  • Take full responsibility for specific grants from data entry to invoicing and reporting.
  • Record cash receipts in MIP Fund Accounting software and Raiser's Edge
  • Reconcile bank account statements to general ledger balances on a monthly basis and follow-up/prepare journal entries to resolve reconciling amounts.
  • Enter grant information into the Grants Database and keep the database up-to-date.
  • Assist with preparing various journal entries, including journal entries for in-kind contributions.
  • Prepare grant billings, reconcile receivables, and pursue unpaid billings.
  • Assist with the annual audit preparation – prepare various schedules for audit purposes.
  • Maintain an effective level of communication with management, as well as all grantors/funders.
  • Work collaboratively with Controller and Grants Accounting Lead to develop and update grants billing procedures and systems.
  • Reconcile receivable-related general ledger accounts and may assist with reconciling other general ledger accounts as needed.
  • Cross train in other accounting functions to provide backup in accounts payable and or payroll.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • AA in Accounting (BA preferred) and 2 years accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (with Department Director’s approval).
  • Proficient in Excel and demonstrated knowledge of Word and Access software programs.
  • Position includes considerable importing and exporting of data, use of pivot tables.
  • Must be able to learn, navigate and use multiple databases, including financial software, internal Access databases and spreadsheet tools, online grantor and banking databases.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with the ability to multitask and prioritize with relatively limited supervision.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective positive professional relationships with staff, management, and external contacts.
  • Flexible work hours with occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Ability to work with and be sensitive to diverse cultural, ethnic and racial population.
  • Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which may include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation, embracing a team player orientation, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Human Subjects Training - must recertify every three years.
  • Current First Aid Certificate within 30 days of hire.
  • Current CPR Certificate within 30 days of hire.
  • Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
  • Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).
  • Must pass Neighborhood House's Background check requirements.
  • Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.
Desired Qualifications
  • MIP Fund Accounting Software experience a plus.
Click here for more details about our benefits program.

Employment Practice
Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.
Application Procedure
Submit agency application PDF along with resume and cover letter. For your convenience, we offer several ways for you to submit your completed application: 

In Person or Mail to:
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday

Neighborhood House
1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98144
Attn: Human Resources

For more information
Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to