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The grants coordinator will assist the Director of Finance and Administration in managing federal grants and related accounting functions, support the mission of the organization by providing grants management support skills to oversee the full grant lifecycle, from application to approval and implementation.

Grant Management 

  • Oversee the full grant lifecycle, from application to approval and implementation
  • Manage a portfolio of federal grants to ensure timely and accurate payments and reporting
  • Support the financial management of grants (e.g. budget preparation, budget adjustments, expenditures, etc.) for the purpose of complying with all program and funding guidelines of awarding agency
  • Provide tools for documenting grant payments and expenditures
  • Prepare grant proposals in collaboration with program staff
  • Oversee grant timelines and deliverables
  • Collaborate with senior staff to negotiate, administer, and monitor grant contracts

Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations governing federal grants
  • Maintain and update best practices for federal grants management
  • Pursue ongoing training to keep up to date with laws, regulations, and best practices
  • Ensure all required documents are accurate and submitted on time

General Accounting 

  • Handle other accounting duties as directed
  • Support preparation for the annual audit

Relationships and Communications 

  • Build trusting working relationships with federal agency grants and agreements staff
  • Maintain frequent communications with all program staff responsible for grant-funded deliverables
  • Monitor accomplishments, understand the details, and know the people for all programs and projects funded by grants

Other 

  • Interface with the Fiscal Specialist, Communications Director, Executive Director, and Committee Staff to ensure timely and accurate grant documentation and reporting
  • Provide support outside of job description as needed to assist other team members in small office environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 1-3 years of experience managing accounting functions and federal grants. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Proven accounting knowledge and analytical thinking skills. Proficient in Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, and the use of spreadsheets and accounting software. Must be able to prioritize work and contribute in a small office team environment. Experience with small non-profit organizations is a plus.

The grants coordinator will assist the Director of Finance and Administration in managing federal grants and related accounting functions, support the mission of the organization by providing grants management support skills to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 23, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 20, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
444 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

How to Apply

To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter, including compensation requirements, to “Grant Coordinator” at nasf@stateforesters.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with a qualified candidate. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 16, 2021. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2021.

To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter, including compensation requirements, to “Grant Coordinator” at nasf@stateforesters.org. Review of applications will begin…

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