Grant Accountant

Position Summary

The Grant Accountant reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining accounting records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and preparing timely account reconciliation, journal entries, and reports.

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Annual Salary: $70,000 – $80,000
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Hybrid
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week/Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.

  • Management of a portfolio of government and private foundation grants.
  • Timely preparation and submission of periodic vouchers/invoices and expenditure reports, including all required supporting documentation.
  • Timely preparation and submission of budget modification requests as needed.
  • Monthly analysis of the general ledger and processing of adjustments.
  • Review of requests for purchases or services on assigned grants to ensure budget supports claimed expenses.
  • Maintain FTE % allocations of staff to ensure accuracy across all grants & contracts.
  • Preparation of workpapers and supporting documentation for grants and contracts desk audits and annual agency-wide audit and assist in preparation of financial reports.
  • Work closely with program staff on contract budgets, budget modifications and other financial grant requests.
  • Participation in the agency’s annual budget process.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Any other duties as required by the CFO.
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting and 2 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of not-for-profit organizations and accounting; familiarity with government (NYS/NYC/Federal) contracts a plus.
  • Technical accounting GAAP knowledge and experience.
  • Experience with government portals – (e.g. Grants Gateway/NY Statewide Financial Systems)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills – ability to relate and clearly communicate with operating management, financial staff and other departments, including professional writing style.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommendations and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet and prioritize multiple deadlines and work as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Work requires a strong work ethic and commitment to the organization’s mission, social justice, and commitment to working with a diverse staff.
  • Experience in QuickBooks, ADP Workforce and

This is a bargaining unit position represented by New England Joint Board, Unite Here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

OnPoint NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate relative to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, medical status, or history of incarceration. Individuals who have personal experience with drug use, women, people of color, members of the LGBTQI+ community, disabled individuals, and the formerly incarcerated are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and/or interest in harm reduction, Spanish/English proficiency, and interest in the position in addition to your curriculum vitae/resume. Applicants without a cover letter will not be considered for the position.

Please save your files with your last and first name followed by document title (e.g. Smith J Resume, Smith J Cover Letter)

Our East Harlem location will be closing early at 8:30pm on Wed 5/1 and Fri 5/3. Our Washington Heights location will be open on our regular schedule.

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