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Grant Assistant

Date Posted: 4/2/2024

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Job Description

Ledgent is currently seeking a Grant Assistant for one of our non-profit clients in Bridgeport, CT. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity that is open to Jr Accountant-level or Grant Administration applicants, and the contractual pay rate is between $20-25/hr, depending on experience. The contractual (i.e. temporary) portion of the assignment is expected to last between 6 and 9 months(+/-), after which point you have the opportunity to become a permanent employee with this company, and eligible for their converting pay range of up to $65,000/annually with a competitive benefits and PTO package. You'd be working for an amazing organization, with coworkers who are passionate about making a difference in their communities. APPLY TODAY !


  • Manage and maintain a detailed ledger of all grant moneys coming in, and being allocated out of, the organization
  • Create, update, or maintain all required grant documentation support
  • Maintain grant schedule
  • Track monthly cash receipts with relation to grants
  • Assist with other finance & accounting duties such as payroll, budgeting, reporting, month-end close, and other items as requested


  • BS Accounting or Finance is highly preferred
  • Prior experience in non-profit organizations, managing grants, or in the healthcare industry, highly preferred
  • Some prior accounting experience required
  • Proven Excel skills, including with pivot tables and formulas, required
  • Experience with at least 1 accounting software system, required
  • Eager and willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic, go-getter mentality
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Openness to coaching and training
  • Genuine interest in and passion for the mission and business

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Temp-to-Hire
  • Location:Bridgeport, CT
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:4/2/2024
  • Contact: Lauren McBride (860) 286-8368
  • Pay Range: $20.00 - $25.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -042024-363451