Senior Accountant (Grants)

Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID: 39801
Date Added: 07/18/2024

Our client is an organization in the Milwaukee area looking for a Senior Accountant. This company is looking for someone with 3+ years of accounting experience, grant or single audit experience, and comfortable working independently. This company offers an amazing mission-driven organization, strong culture with great tenure and remote work opportunities.


*Must live within 2 hours of Milwaukee, WI.


The salary range for this job is $75k-100k.


The Senior Accountant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:



  • Responsible for monitoring grants form start to finish including award set up, supporting proposals, tracking, reporting, filing and analysis.
  • Perform various accounting functions; month-end general ledger close including preparation, editing and posting of journal entries.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports.
  • Performs detailed review and analysis of specified balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Assist with preparation of work papers and schedule for annual audits.
  • Serve as a financial resource for assigned entities.
  • Ad hoc projects as needed.


The Senior Accountant will possess the following:



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 3+ years of accounting experience.
  • Must live within 2 hours of Milwaukee, WI.
  • Grant or single audit experience.
  • Healthcare accounting experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Equal Opportunity Employer



The compensation philosophy reflects the Company’s reasonable expectation at the time of posting. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including, but not limited to skills, experience level, and overall qualifications. This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive program, subject to the rule governing the program.

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