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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 2/19/2017

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Title:
Grants Accountant

UCLA Title:
Analyst, Administrative

Job No.:

Work Hours:
Monday - Friday; 8am - 5 pm

Work Location:
Venice, CA

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Minimum Salary:
$21.75 / $3784

Maximum Salary:
$42.88 / $7462

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Venice Family Clinic is seeking a Grants Accountant. Venice Family Clinic provides quality primary health care to people in need. We serve more than 24,000 low-income, homeless and uninsured people across the Westside of Los Angeles. The Grants Accountant will report directly to the Controller and join our Finance & Accounting team who manage the accounting for the Organization s portfolio of more than $8M in government grants and contracts.

The Grants Accountant will be responsible for fiscal matters related to assigned grants and contract awards in accordance with sponsoring agency policies and regulations. The Grants Accountant will perform accounting for grants and contracts including private donor and government funded grants, reconcile monthly statements to budgets, prepare financial reports, invoices and forecasts for awarding agencies and management, assist with preparing budgets and audits. This position will work closely with the Sr. Grants Staff Accountant and serve as back-up during absences.

Responsible for the fiscal and administrative functions of Federal, State, County and private contracts and grants. Reconcile the program/grant general ledgers and prepare necessary corrections to ensure proper month end close and compliance with all GAAP, Federal OMB, grant/contract standards and guidelines. Maintain compliance with grant and contract agreements while working to improve upon controls, systems, processes and protocols. Responsible for Time and Effort reporting. Review and prepare necessary journal entries for salary distribution adjustments. Work closely with Grants Team, Program Directors and Coordinators on budget planning, grant proposals, analysis, modifications and contract/grant matching requirements. Coordinate and support audits/reviews and site visits by sponsoring agencies and independent auditors, preparation of contract and grant related schedules and A-133 audit requests. Perform as integral part of Grants Protocol Team to improve processes, protocols and systems used to manage the Organization s grants accounting functions and requirements. Other special projects, reporting and analysis as requested.


BA / BS with a concentration in Accounting or Business Administration. Minimum of 2 years experience in a progressively responsible accounting role. Healthcare experience, preferably in a Community Health Clinic. Demonstrated work experience managing multiple government funded programs. Fund or Not-for-Profit accounting experience. Advanced Excel Skills including Pivot Tables, Look-Up and Logic Functions. Accounting Software such as Black baud Financial Edge, MIP (Abila), MAS 90, NetSuite or Oracle Accounting Software. Accuracy/precision in math, strong analytical skills, organized, team player, able to meet deadlines Accuracy/precision in math, strong analytical skills, organized, team player, must be able to meet deadlines while working independently. Able to analyze and clearly communicate complex issues, verbally and in writing. Pro-active and self-motivated.

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