Staff Accountant - Grants

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to and put “Grant Accountant” in the subject line.


Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications.



Our client, a rapidly growing company is seeking an experienced Grant Accountant! The Grant Accountant will have the opportunity to grow into the Senior Grant Accountant position fairly quickly.   The ideal candidate will have experience in non-profit with a minimum of 1+ years of experience.


  • Work with a team of great people
  • Flexible work times
  • Competitive Base Salary



The Grants Accountant will work under the general direction of the Accounting Manager. The grants accountant maintains a complete and systematic set of records of all financial transactions related to grants. 


  • Prepares financial and operation reports, current and comparative analysis and other ad hoc reports as required. 
  • Prepares general ledger account reconciliations,
  • Manages grant activity ensuring invoices are submitted and receivables are collected in a timely manner,
  • Collaborates with program managers,
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager, Controller and the Vice President of Finance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • CPA Certified Public Accountant a plus
  • Minimum of 1+ years’ experience in accounting and in a healthcare setting.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and interact with a diverse group of health care professionals.
  • Ability to organize, direct, prioritize, and delegate work appropriately.
  • Knowledge of fund-based accounting systems; proficient in using computer based spreadsheet and accounting applications.


For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to with “Grant Accountant” in the subject heading


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