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Grant Accountant

Department: MET COUNCIL CONTRACTS
Location: New York, NY

FLSA: Exempt/Overtime Ineligible 

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Position Summary:

Met Council is Americaís largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Councilís ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2021 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 101 food pantries, 20 affordable housing sites, and 15 JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York .

We are seeking a detail-oriented professional to take on the role of Grant Accountant. The ideal candidate focuses on details, thrives on collaboration, and welcomes innovation. This individual will manage an assigned portfolio of at least 90 grants and contracts annually.

Principal Responsibilities: 

Grant Accounting/Billing:  80% - 90%

Special Projects:  10% - 20%

Competencies:

Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Constantly: Computer input
  2. Required Occasionally: Carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs)

Compensation: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.