RESPONSIBILITIES

Fiscal Compliance:

  • Reviews proposals from the compliance side (including the correct Indirect Cost Rate (ICR) and calculation, in the correct format for that donor).

  • Tracks grants administratively throughout their life cycle, including financial reporting and any extensions. 

  • Closes-out grants, ensuring no overspends.

  • Manages reporting, compliance and recognition of international grants for assigned portfolios.

  • Partners with accounting to design and prepare monthly grant budget-to-actual reports.

  • Liaises with Program and Development teams to ensure restricted funds used in accordance with donor intentions or appropriate modifications are requested.

  • Ensures that fiscal requirements for grants and contracts identified, realized and monitored through regular monitoring meetings.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports for funders. 

  • Maintains a working knowledge of laws, regulations, policy, and other requirements that affect grants management, in particular federal grant requirements.

  • Reviews coding of expenses against restricted grants to ensure adequate charging.

  • Assists in the maintenance and analysis of staff allocations.

  • Works with program managers to prepare spend plans and grant forecasts.

 

Budget:

  • Partners with Development and Program teams to prepare cost proposal budgets for future funding from donors.

  • Prepares and performs monthly budget-to-actual analysis, conducts monthly reviews with program managers. Communicates results of reviews and analyses to finance leadership.

  • Ensures timeliness and accuracy of budgets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Competencies:

  • This position should be familiar with 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Federal Awards, USAID Standard Provision and regulations, as well as compliance with major private donors’ rules and regulations. 

  • Experience in managing donor funded programs, including US government funded programs.

  • Strong financial planning, procurement, and operations management skills.

  • Previous cost proposal experience is preferred.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or another relevant field or a minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in financial management of donor funded projects in a nonprofit environment required.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills through a multicultural lens.

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and accounting software; Raiser’s Edge experience strongly desired.