Grants Analyst

Summary

The Grants Analyst is responsible for successfully setting up and maintaining awards in the Foundation's databases. S/he is also responsible for identifying, recording and communicating donor terms and conditions as well as supporting the lifecycle analytical and administrative efforts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set-up and maintain awards in Costpoint, the Funding Source Database and all other supplementary systems ensuring the integrity and accuracy of award data attributes in the system(s):
    • Work with the Accounting Department on the proper set-up and update of budgets, ceilings, projects, customers, and other relevant data attributes in the system(s).
    • Update and post labor charge codes and other relevant lists on the portal.
    • Work with the Compliance Department to properly record donor terms and conditions.

  • Identify and participate in the interpretation and communication of award terms, conditions and regulations. Support the development of new report templates, tools, etc. as appropriate.
  • Prepare monthly management reports and schedules.
  • Provide technical assistance to program staff and resolve award inquiries.
  • Work with program managers on periodic financial reporting.
  • Support the Manager, Funding Source Administration to develop, document and communicate the Policies and Procedures manual.
  • Support the year-end financial and A- 133 audit, agreed upon procedures and all other related activities.
  • Perform other tasks and assignments directed by Manager of Funding Source Administration, SVP Finance and Accounting and/or EVP Finance and Operations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS)

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance with relevant work experience.
  • Familiarity of OMB Circulars (A-110, A-122 and A-133) and Uniform Guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexible and ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Familiarity with project cost accounting and analysis.
  • Familiarity with grant-making processes and procedures.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word and Excel) and experience with accounting systems (Deltek Costpoint experience a plus).
  •  Proven innovation and initiative to anticipate, develop, and implement new procedures, practices and processes. 

Compensation

Commensurate with experience.

Location

Washington, DC

Application Information

To apply, please send an e-mail, with attachments in Word or PDF format, containing your cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, resume, three professional references and your salary requirements to Marla Carter, Human Resources Manager, at HR2@nfwf.org. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Equal Opportunity Statement - The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. The Foundation does not discriminate against any employee, applicant, director, officer, contractor, or any other person with whom it deals because of race, creed, color, disability, age, sex, veteran status, religion or political affiliation. The Foundation complies with all federal and local statutes prohibiting discrimination in employment.
Disclaimer - The statements contained herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the employees in these positions. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in each position. Other responsibilities, duties, and skills may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the responsibilities, duties, and skills at any time.