Accountant/Grant Administrator

Posting Date: 01/14/2020
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Organization: Superior Watershed Partnership
City Position is located: Marquette, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Superior Watershed Partnership is seeking an Accountant and Grant Administrator who will be responsible for maintaining financial and grant support services to meet the needs of the organization and its funders.  The position focuses heavily on accounting, budgeting, compliance and reporting and will work closely with the SWP’s program and planning team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll processing, general ledger entries using Quick Books
  • Monthly financial updates of grants; timely preparation of grant invoices and financial reports
  • Preparation of quarterly financial statements
  • Budgeting, both for grant proposal and annual organizational budget
  • Support required internal financial and program audits as needed
  • Personnel functions, including new hire forms, health insurance and 401K enrollments, quarterly and annual tax reporting

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting, budgeting and financial reporting
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-financial managers
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently, managing priorities and deadlines

Even Better:

  • Experience with nonprofits
  • Knowledge of state and federal grants and regulations
  • Additional training or experience in human resources

The Rewards:

  • Work with passionate, dedicated people, and apply your skills to help preserve the Great Lakes watershed
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, PTO, and 401K

For the full job description, visit To apply, send a resume with cover letter to: Superior Watershed Partnership, 2 Peter White Drive, Marquette, MI 49855 or  Deadline January 30, 2020.

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