Job Description:Crystal Stairs Grant Analyst (Accountant) OpeningCrystalStairs is one of the largest private non-profit child developmentcorporations in the State of California. We help families locateaffordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services,working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and communitymembers to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children eachyear.Weare looking for a dedicated and fiscally responsible Grants Accountantto provide fiscal oversight, and reporting of financial information forthe Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and other federal, state andprivate funding sources.Candidatesmust be proficient in, and able to prepare accurate annual budgets inconjunction with the Head Start Director and finance staff; provideaccurate budget comparison, and make recommendations for budgetmodifications. Success in this role will rely heavily on a strongknowledge of financial accounting, understanding of federal costprinciples and administrative requirements for non-profits.Theeducational preference is a BA degree in Business Administration or arelated field. Extensive work experience in accounting/financialanalysis may be substituted for college level education. The applicants musthave strong computer skills with proficiencies in Excel andcomputerized accounting systems and a minimum of three years (3)experience is preferred in the areas of: government funded contract orgrants responsibility, and non-profit accounting and financialreporting.