TITLE:                          Accountant

REPORTS TO:              CFO

FLSA STATUS:             Exempt          


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant is an integral part of the Finance team. This role is responsible for the financial management and reporting of government grants (federal, state, local) and school district service contracts. This role collaborates with the Development, Operations and Program teams to provide budget and grant reporting. In addition, this role also supports the Finance team in general ledger maintenance, reconciling accounts, preparing financial reports, and assisting with audits and budgeting processes.

The Accountant collaborates across departments to provide excellent financial services, helping partners and leaders to realize BGCT’s strategic goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Government Grants and Service Contracts
  • Manage an extensive portfolio of federal, state, and local grants and service contracts.
  • Maintain compliance with federal grant management rules (OMB Uniform Guidance).
  • Collaborate with Development, Operations and Program teams to prepare information for grant applications, including budgets with staff salary allocations, direct program costs and indirect costs.
  • Review grant expenditures for compliance with restrictions.
  • Prepare grant-specific budgets, including communicating fund availability to club directors and other program team members.
  • Maintain records pertaining to all awards, including contracts, budgets, reimbursement requests, expense substantiation, timesheets, etc.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual grant billing and financial reports in accordance with contract terms.
  • Ensure employee time is appropriately charged to grants. Work closely with the Operations personnel to ensure timesheets reflect appropriate grant allocations.
  • Serve as primary fiscal contact for awarding agencies.
  • General Ledger Maintenance and Reconciliation
  •  Provide back-up coverage for payroll processing and daily deposits as needed. Reconciliation of assigned accounts.
  • Participate in month-end close process, including preparing or reviewing reconciliations, preparing journal entries, preparing financial statements, analyzing balances and budget-to-actual variances.
  • Record accounting transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Assist with annual audit, preparation of Form 990, and liaison for A-133 audit.
  • Support the periodic budgeting/re-forecasting process.
  • Assisted with cash receipts processing when necessary, including providing coverage during co-worker’s time off.
  • Provide excellent customer service to co-workers and across departments.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting.
  • May be assigned other special projects and duties.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or similar educational experience.
  • 3 or more years of successful experience in accounting, ideally nonprofit.
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Excel required.
  • Experience with Abila MIP Accounting system a plus.
  • Candidates must be able to pass background checks, including drug testing, criminal and driving record investigations, reference checks, and other background checks that are relevant to the position.
  • High level of attention to quality, detail, accuracy and customer service.
  • High level of confidentiality, in working with sensitive and privileged information
  • Planning, organizing and prioritizing work; being proactive; taking initiative; following through on commitments; and simultaneously managing multiple priorities.
  • The successful candidate will primarily work indoors. Accordingly, the ability to use a variety of equipment, including janitorial and office equipment, is required. The job requires standing for extended periods, kneeling, reaching, bending, and lifting objects weighing more than 25 lbs. Outdoor work and moderate physically demanding activities may be required on occasion.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured under the company’s insurance policy are also requirements.
  • This position is an in-person role.


·         This is a full-time, exempt position. Hours are typically Monday through Friday, including evenings and weekends.

·         The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here represent those occurring in performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

·         Ability to reason well and possess sound judgment. Physical requirements include sight, hearing, and standing for extended periods.

·         Must be physically able to interact and participate in all Club functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


This job description states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.