Senior Grant Accountant

Job Type

Full Time




New York
United States


University Settlement Society of New York provides a comprehensive network of services to over 30,000 people of all ages living in the Lower East Side. Its broad network of activities includes adult literacy classes, mental health counseling and intensive case management; group and family day care; support services to the formerly homeless; after-school and summer camp for children and teens; a senior center and a credit union.  

The Door, a partner organization to University Settlement, helps nearly 10,000 young people each year by empowering them to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. A major initiative within The Door, Broome Street Academy is a unique charter high school that prepares New York City’s most vulnerable youth for a successful future through rigorous academics paired with supports of The Door. 

We are seeking a Senior Grant Accountant to work on a team of dedicated accountants in support of our agencies. The Senior Grant Accountant will be responsible for managing the life of multiple federal, state and city as well as private and foundation grants contracts. This person will have at least 3 years managing government grants and will be comfortable in a fast- paced and growing non-profit organization. They will work closely with program directors on budgets advising based on analysis, be responsible for maintaining timely and accurate agency financial records and meet deadlines in accordance with requirements of funders. The ideal candidate will be driven to meet deadlines, be an expert user of MS Excel and will have a command of analyzing budgets. This position offers a great salary and benefits package.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
  • 3-4 years of Accounting experience working at a senior level. Must have experience managing federal, state and city grants 
  • Ability to analyze financial reports an making recommendations
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust work schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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