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Senior Accountant- Grants

Working in a shared service environment, the Senior Accountant will work with The Door, Broome Street Academy, and University Settlement, three independent 501c3 organizations that share leadership and administrative/back office functions. University Settlement (, The Door (, and Broome Street Academy ( are affiliated New York City nonprofits that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 50,000 New Yorkers each year.

The Senior Accountant, Grants, will be primarily responsible for the management of federal, state and city as well as private and foundation grants. This position is also responsible for maintaining timely and accurate agency financial records in accordance with standard fiscal practices and requirements of funders. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, you will be part of a mission-driven team that empowers residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Management of a portfolio of government as well as private and foundation grants
  • Work closely with program management on program, budgets, modifications and other financial requests
  • Timely preparation and submission of periodic vouchers and expenditure reports
  • Monthly analysis of Trial Balance/General Ledger and perform adjustments as needed
  • Review payment requests for assigned contracts to ensure budget supports expenses
  • Preparation of materials for program and agency-wide audits; assist in preparation of quarterly board reports

What We Are Looking For: 

  • You have 3+ years of experience working in grants management
  • You have experience with federal, state, and city grant administration and accounting practices
  • You have a thorough understanding of OMB Uniform Guidance
  • You have advanced Excel skills
  • You have a strong knowledge of accounting software programs; Intacct experience preferred
  • You are able to analyze financial reports and making recommendations
  • You are able to be flexible and to adjust work schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Willingness to be an advocate for your program, participants and community
  • You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion

Why You Should Join Our Team
A career at supporting- University Settlement, The Door, and Broome Street Academy offers an opportunity to work for an organization that has been an anchor in the communities where we work, offering pioneering and diverse programs for all ages.

You'll also find a culture of continuous learning, broad and inclusive employee support offerings, and a commitment to supporting our team members in all aspects of their lives—at home, at work and everywhere in between. We offer:

  • You'll be part of mission driven organizations that empower NYC residents of all ages
  • 15 days of vacation in your first year (20 days after the first year)
  • Comprehensive Medical + Dental coverage
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 403b retirement plan with up to 6% employer match

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Salary: 60K- 70K, plus generous benefits 

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY


We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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