Colorado Nonprofit Association

Budget and Finance Accountant

Job Summary: 

BFA is responsible for assisting Budget & Finance Manager with overall post award management, including, but not limited
to, generating Federal Grant invoices, preparing journal entries, and reconciling AR balance sheet accounts.
 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited
to the following:
 

· Enter the agreement terms and budget for newly awarded grants into the accounting software. 

· Produce invoices for Federal Grants and Clinical Trials, reviewed by Budget & Finance Manager. 

· Assist with educating investigator administrative staff on DRI and Federal Grant policies. 

· Prepare payroll journal entries, including timecard verification. 

· Assist with preparation and posting monthly indirect cost allocations. 

· Reconcile AR balance sheet accounts. 

· Complete outreach for AR Open Invoices greater than 31-60 days. 

· Complete older account reconciliation. 

· Assist with monthly expense review. 

· Other duties as assigned.

Competencies include but are not limited to: 

· Strong analytical skills, especially using spreadsheets. 

· Extensive experience with planning, managing, and reconciling budgets. 

· Self-starter who can deliver against timelines and remain focused under pressure. 

· Excellent project and time management skills 

· Excellent organizational skills 

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills especially in interpreting contractual and accounting requirements 

· Ability to problem solve, manage multiple tasks; able to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision. 

· Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with ability to establish rapport with all stakeholders, both internal and
external and in-office co-workers.
 

· Ability to use and learn various software systems.

 

Required Education and Experience:

· Associates or Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or demonstrated five
years’ experience in a non-profit or higher education institution, with similar
responsibilities, may substitute for the education.
 

  

Preferred: 

· Familiarity with Federal OMB Uniform Guidance rules and requirements (2CFR200) 

· Experience with Post-Award Federal Grant Administration 

· Experience with Blackbaud software

Supervisory Responsibility: No  

Work Environment: This position operates in a business-casual office environment, if desired some flexibility to work remotely as agreed upon with management. This role routinely uses standard office equipment. If working remotely must be able to find a place to accomplish daily duties just like in the DRI office setting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands and
fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Required ability to reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 20 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. A set 40 hours/week, Additional hours may be required, especially during the annual financial audit.  

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) 

Employees must be able to be federally badged via a WOC (without
compensation) Letter as administered by the VA and to include any background tests and/or screenings.