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Posted: 09/21/2022

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Grant Accountant provides accounting support to UCAP in processing grants/contracts; the monthly accounting cycle; to include General Ledger postings; preparation of financial reporting; and audit preparation responsibilities.


  • Grant/Contract Process
  • General Ledger and Month End Processes
  • Financial Reporting
  • Payroll Preparation
  • Miscellaneous responsibilities/General Accounting Responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Support and model UCAP’s Behavioral Competencies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field and 3 – 5-years’ experience or combination of education and experience.


  • Prior work experience and understanding of grant funding, grant budgeting, grant billing, grant accounting, and grant closeouts using federal and state rules and regulations governing grants administration.
  • Familiarity with OMB regulations on the use of grants under federal requirements.
  • Ability to analyze and systematically compile financial information to prepare correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations related to grant contracts and administration; Strong background in analytical functions including financial analysis and funds control.
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting practices and principles, including GAAP and fund accounting. Demonstrated budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Working knowledge of various computer accounting system and applications, to include MS Office. Ability to learn new computer applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with constant multiple deadlines. Ability to work independently and as a productive team member.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal & written communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

Please refer to Job #0922G when applying.

United Community Action Partnership is an EOE/ADA/AA Employer.

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