Grants Accounting Associate

Apply by: November 17, 2021

Provides fiscal support for expenses related to grants and contracts for Children’s Trust of South Carolina. Assists the Grants Accounting Manager, Director of Grants and Contracts Management, program officers, and staff in developing, implementing, and providing ongoing financial oversight to grants management operations, ensuring the appropriate use and accurate reporting of all financial transactions on grants and contracts.

Perform under limited supervision a wide variety of financial tasks.


  • Have an associate degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; have knowledge of accounting practices and grants   management procedures.
  • Be a critical thinker, well-organized, and detail-oriented; have proficient or expert communication (oral and written skills); demonstrated ability to be proactive and take initiatives; work both independently and in team setting; prioritize and manage multiple tasks; manage budgets and assist with writing grants and grant reports when needed.
  • Have good judgement, empathy, adaptability, and level-headed attitude; demonstrate proficient or expert interpersonal skills when interfacing with partners; be assertive and persuasive when necessary while maintaining positive and productive relationships.


Children’s Trust provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, matching voluntary deferred compensation, and paid time off and holidays.


The salary range is between $32,887 and $46,041. The hiring range is a minimum of $37,500 and a maximum of $41,500.

How to Apply

Email your cover letter and resume to with the subject line Grants Accounting Associate or mail it to P.O. Box 11644, Columbia, SC 29211.

Grants Accounting Associate description (PDF)

About Children’s Trust

Children’s Trust of South Carolina is the statewide organization focused on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. We provide funding, resources and training to help local program partners build strong families and positive childhoods. Children’s Trust leads the state’s coordinated efforts for the Strengthening Families Program; Triple P (Positive Parenting Program); S.C. Adverse Childhood Experiences Initiative; Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting; Child Abuse Prevention Month; Child Well-Being Coalition; and KIDS COUNT.