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Grants Manager 16465167

Washington, DC
The Grant Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating a complex grant portfolio including Federal Government grants, cooperative agreements, cost share agreements, foreign and international agency grants and other grants. The grant manager is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating grant proposals and provides guidance concerning award revisions and re-budgeting for active/ongoing grants.

Title: Grant Manager
Location: Hybrid - Washington, DC
Salary: $85,000/year

  1. Review grant agreements; analyze requirements and document and account for financial requirements requested by each grant.
  2. Review expenses for compliance with organization policy and grant agreement requirements.
  3. Work closely with grantors, foundations, and other funding and partner agencies.
  4. Track expenditures against grant budgets and agreements, working closely with program staff and track spending.
  5. Ensure that financial management and reporting is in compliance with United States government and other donor regulations and requirements.
  6. Prepare monthly invoicing and draw-downs for specific awards as needed; work with relevant agencies to ensure all receivables have been collected.
  7. Develop budgets and prepare requests for grants from funding agencies, foundations, etc.
  8. Work with management, project leaders and Finance Department to ensure proper integration of award transactions within overall organizational budget.
  9. Gather/analyze financial data from relevant accounting software.
  10. Generate financial analysis, funding scenarios and projections for internal and external use.
  11. Work closely with program staff to develop and submit donor reports on a timely basis. Reports will include programmatic narrative and financial reports, as well as other submissions requested by donors.
  12. Assist the Finance Manager in staff development activities and to build internal audit capacity.
  13. Actively seek opportunities to develop own capacity through on-the-job training, professional reading and formal education.
  • Requires knowledge of grant management policies and procedures. Knowledge of applicable federal government circulars (OMB A-110, A-122 and A-133), and understanding of standard contract clauses is necessary. Experience with public and private grant invoicing and accounting is desirable.  Three years of experience in grant accounting.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently, well-organized and able to work under pressure and meet frequent deadlines.  Must be an effective problem solver, analytical, creative, and innovative.
  • Demonstrated ability to use spreadsheets, FFR database.  Literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of computer-related financial/accounting systems and budgeting.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • A diploma in accounting, finance or any finance-related field of study, and at least five years senior level accounting experience.

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