Grants Analyst

Organization
American Refugee Committee
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
07/21/2017
Contact Information
https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=otwt5fwh&s=NextBillion
Tags
Full-time

*APPLICANTS MUST ALREADY BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.
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DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
The Finance Department provides leadership, guidance and oversight of ARC’s financial resources.  These ARC operations include planning, accountability, monitoring, headquarters accounting, grant management and field financial support.
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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Grants Analyst performs the core tasks associated with grants administration, analysis and reporting compliance. The Grants Analyst also serves as a point of contact between ARC and donor grant officials on financial and compliance matters.

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MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant Administration and Analysis—50%
•       Provide analysis to Headquarters and field programs. This includes but is not limited to:
o       Reviewing field budgets for accuracy and completeness and ensuring appropriate donors are charged.
o       Analyze financial expenditures and coordinate with field programs for review and correction.
•       Prepare and submit US government and other HQ-submitted financial reports.
•       Provide critical review of other reports as needed.
•       Calculate and coordinate cash requests for current grants,

Award documentation, accounting and administrative compliance—50%
•       Maintain pre-and post-award documentation and coordinate with relevant departments to ensure maintenance of complete grant files
•       Maintain and monitor reporting and other deliverables schedules in grant tracking system and work with field programs to ensure timely and accurate submissions
•       Provide support in monitoring and retrieving outstanding donor receivables
•       Process grant related accounting transactions including grant budget entry, revenue and receipt transactions and maintenance of award billing codes.
•       Support accuracy of ARC general ledger and initiate follow-up on queried items.
•       Liaise with management and US Government officials and other donors as appropriate to ensure administrative compliance.
•       Provide support as needed for proposal and grant documentation review
•       Assist in financial and general administration of HQ administered awards and other initiatives.
•       Provide general departmental support as needed

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EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
•       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
•       3-5 years’ experience in non-profit sector preferred
•       Experience with and general knowledge of non-profit grants cycle processes and procedures
•       Knowledge of donor financial and administrative rules and regulations, particularly US Government and United Nations
•       Knowledge of grants accounting practices preferred
•       Strong computer skills particularly with excel and experience working with an automated grant tracking and online systems preferred.
•       Ability to work effectively as part of a cross-department team with all levels of staff and management.

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KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES
•       Excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
•       Ability to effectively liaise with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
•       Strong logistical attention to detail and ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines.
•       Willingness to travel internationally

Additional Information

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.