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Lead Grants and Contracts Accountant

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!

Position Summary: The Lead Grants and Contracts Accountant will oversee the grants and contracts accounting pre- and post-award functions for the organization. FSRI is a collaborative working environment, and this position will work closely with program leads and Development to prepare budgets, maintain awards, and to meet reporting requirements, playing a critical part in achieving and maintaining funding goals. The Lead Grants and Contracts Accountant is an important member of the Finance team who will also perform accounting operations functions and support the annual audit and budget processes.


A genuine commitment to Family Service of Rhode Island’s mission.
Knowledge of automated accounting systems, preferably Great Plains.
Experience in financial analysis, financial management and not-for-profit accounting.
Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook-advanced MS Excel user strongly preferred and software related to electronic billing, budgeting, and management information systems is a plus.
Ability to manage pre- and post-award financial functions for complex grants from multiple sources (federal, state, local and others).
Exceptional ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with a sense of urgency when appropriate.
Independent judgment and the ability to work with little supervision are necessary.
Ability to adapt GAAP, FASB, and other federal, state, and local regulations and requirements to FSRI financial information; ability to keep abreast of accounting pronouncements and industry best practices with respect to revenue recognition and grants/contracts financial reporting for not-for-profits and other regulations and requirements, such as CFRs.
Ability to communicate (both in writing and orally) in a clear, diplomatic, friendly, effective manner.
Keen attention to detail and strong degree of accuracy.
Flexible mindset, with the ability to pivot as priorities change.
Tremendous integrity and dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related degree; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!

We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits. Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!

About Us:
Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.

Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

FSRI determines pay based on a candidate's relevant and transferable experience, certifications, licenses, degree and language ability.


Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Sunday, June 30, 2024

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