The Mellon Foundation ("Foundation") believes that the arts and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, and we believe that everyone deserves the beauty, transcendence, and freedom to be found there. Through our grants, we seek to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking, where ideas and imagination can thrive. The Foundation makes grants in four core program areas (Higher Learning, Arts and Culture, Public Knowledge, and Humanities in Place). We are seeking applications for an experienced accountant to join the Grant Accounting team.
The Grant Accountant will work closely with the Grants and Data Management team, legal staff, program staff, finance staff, and grantees to provide financial expertise and assistance with grants administration. The Grant Accountant will report to the Director of Grant Accounting and will assist grantees and staff from across the Foundation with reviewing and monitoring grant information, including program grantmaking budgets, grantee budgets and financial reports, grant payments, and ensuring compliance with Foundation policies and legal requirements.
Responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to:
Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:
The Mellon Foundation is committed to providing compensation that is competitive and equitable within the philanthropic sector. The estimated salary range for this role is $105,000 - $115,000. The amount of pay offered will be determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications, unique skills, credentials or experience that is expected to impact the candidate’s contribution to the role. We will also consider market data as well as the Foundation’s internal pay equity framework. Mellon is an equal opportunity employer and offers a generous total reward package that provides base salary as well as a comprehensive benefits program, and an excellent working environment.
Please note that Mellon maintains a hybrid work schedule, with three days/week in person at the Foundation’s Manhattan offices.
Candidates should apply by submitting a thoughtful cover letter describing fit for the position together with a resume and cover letter here: Grant Accountant
The Foundation will consider each response carefully, but only contact those individuals it believes are most qualified for the position.
The Mellon Foundation ("Foundation") believes that the arts and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, and we believe that everyone deserves the beauty, transcendence, and freedom to be found there. Through our grants, we seek to…