Grant Accountant

  • Location
    San Jose, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking a Grant Accountant in San Jose. The ideal candidate will have three or more years of general accounting and grant management experience.  You will be responsible for reviewing the fund budgets and award documentation, preparing journal entries and recording fund revenue and accurate submission of financial reports. If you have experience with a strong not-for-profit organization we would love to hear from you. Apply now!



  • Review grants receivables for accuracy and perform monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare and post journal entries to general ledger and record fund revenue
  • Monitoring and tracking the status of each grant
  • Analyze and approve restricted expenditures, revenues, grants receivables, cost share, matching, and effort reporting
  • Present quarterly summary schedule of temporarily restricted accounts
  • Allocation of cash, fed. And non-fed, to the respective account receivables
  • Assisting with fund audits and annual A-133 government Single Audit
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts
  • Assist in annual budget preparation and monthly variance tracking
  • Prepare and maintain applicable fiscal reports for sponsored programs


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required for this position
  • 3+ years of general accounting experience with strong knowledge in the grant revenue process
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

    Position: Direct Hire

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