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Staff Accountant I

  • Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: 40-45 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Job Summary: Basic purpose or primary function of the job
Working under general supervision, prepares grant close outs, financial and other operating reports, as well as routine accounting tasks.
Job Responsibilities: Principal responsibilities or job duties (no more than 5). Add paragraphs by clicking enter.
1. Grants
Ensure Grants and Awards established in ERP are set up appropriately including but not limited to Indirect Burdens, Billing Schedules, CFDA, Sponsor Numbers, Award Line Billing Revenue Categories
Monitoring and financial reporting of external and internal funding including time and effort, grant billing, labor cost allocations, labor cost transfers, non-labor cost transfers, grant fringe benefits and facilities and administration burdens.
Prepare grant closeouts including the review, accuracy and compliance with Enterprise and Sponsor guidelines.

2. Customer Service
Partner with Post Award Administration ensuring timely and compliance financial closeouts of grants.
Ensure emails and phone calls are responded to within 1 business day
Assist operations with all accounting and finance needs, such as reporting or training.

3. Accounting Functions
Transaction Processing - prepare and understand journal entries; ensure all compliant documentation is uploaded into the ERP along with the journal entries.
Review all posted entries into the general ledger to ensure accuracy.
Analyze and reconcile assigned accounts on a monthly basis
4. Special Projects
Audit: Support Annual Audit, Uniform Guidance Audit, Research Compliance Audit, Enterprise Internal Audits.
Other Special Projects
Other Duties as assigned.


Required Licenses / Certificates / Registrations N/A
Required Education and Experience Minimum education required; cite years and type of experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
0-2 Years Experience

Additional Technical Requirements
Specific knowledge and skills. Add paragraphs by clicking enter as necessary.

Working knowledge of Workday General Ledger, Grants, Billing/Invoicing Functions preferred
High level of concentration and ability to handle deadlines in pressure situation.
Analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
Need strong verbal/written communication skills.


Decision Making Authority Check the description that best applies. Guided by established procedures and instructions
X Guided by established policies; develops procedures and instructions
Guided by standards and objectives; develops policies
Develops policies and programs affecting the overall organization

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