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Director of Grants and Contracts

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BronxWorks
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Bronx, NY
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Published 13 days ago

PNP Staffing Group is excited to have been retained by BronxWorks to lead their search for a Director of Grants and Contracts.

About BronxWorks:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. 

BronxWorks is hiring a Director of Grants and Contracts for the Fiscal Department.


Responsibilities

•    Oversees all billing, accounts receivable, financial planning, reporting, and administrative functions of grants/contract accountants

•    Coordinates with other senior financial staff to ensure financial statements are produced, reviewed, analyzed on a monthly basis

•    Ensures strong, regular and open communication among fiscal and program staff

•    Works with program and fiscal staff to ensure contract compliance in all cases

•    Ensures internal controls are being followed for all contract management

•    Ensures accurate temporarily restricted balances at year end

•    Assumes all financial responsibilities of the staff in their absence

•    Supervises six grants and contracts accountants with the responsibilities below

•    Other duties as assigned


Grants/Contracts Accountant Responsibilities

Billing/Accounts Receivable

•    Manage the monthly analysis and timely billing of all assigned government and foundation contracts.

•    Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly or semi-annual billing of all contracts as appropriate.

•    Follow up expeditiously with all relevant government agencies on questioned expenditures. Ensure that BronxWorks receives the maximum amount of monies due.

•    Verify collections of funds with Accounts Receivable and ensure accuracy of receivable balances in the ledger for the assigned contracts.

•    Provide monthly updates to cash flow analysis for contracts being managed.

•    Train program staff on the proper coding of expenditures.

•    Perform monthly grant reconciliations to ensure that all activities under each grant fall within the funder and agency guidelines.

•    Processes expense reclasses

•     Works with Human Resources to process change of statuses for employees coded to grants

•    Process requests for advances on new contracts.


Budgeting/Forecasting

•    Work with program staff to develop budgets and budget modifications as required and needed by program staff and government agencies.

•     Provide assumptions and actual data for budget development

•    Prepares forecasts on a quarterly basis

•    Ensure accuracy of budget information in the general ledger

•    Prepares cash flow projections during budget and budget modification processes

•    Communicates budget submission deadlines


Reporting

•    Train program staff as needed on how to read the budget to actual financial variance reports

•    Meet quarterly with program staff to review financial status and that the budgets are up to date and accurate.

•    Provides clear explanations on budget to actual variances


Administrative

•    Maintain complete and accurate grant files

•    Assists with funder and financial statement audits

•    Works with Operational Accounting unit to open and close cost centers as necessary

•    Work proactively with program staff to provide all fiscal support needed in their management of their programs. Serve as the point of contact on all finance related issues and rectifies finance related issues raised by programs

•    Attend professional trainings, including funder trainings, in order to be informed of any changes in funders’ requirements.

•    Undertake special projects as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. Advanced degree preferred

•    A minimum of 7 years of nonprofit accounting experience.

•    Knowledge of accounting and financial analysis.

•    Ability to work within time constraints and able to manage multiple tasks at the same time.

•    Knowledge of Intacct is a plus.


BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.


We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


PNP Staffing Group is excited to have been retained by BronxWorks to lead their search for a Director of Grants and Contracts.

About BronxWorks:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 13, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$120,000 - $140,000

Benefits

Substantial benefits package, including health coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, disability and retirement.

Substantial benefits package, including health coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, disability and retirement.

Location

On-site
60 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10453, USA

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