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Grant Voucher Specialist

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After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging over $500 million in community investment.

The Government Relations division, operating within the Finance and Accounting department, manages all government relationships, including sourcing, compliance, reporting, and vouchering for all contracts with a public-sector agency. The Finance and Accounting department oversees TRP’s operating, investment and building funds, develops cash management strategies and provides accurate and timely financial reporting to all divisions within the organization so that each division can effectively manage their respective programs. This division also prepares all financial reports needed for Vice Presidents, CFO, COO, CEO, and Board of Directors review.

The Grant Specialist is primarily responsible for providing accurate and timely submission of TRP’s contract and grant revenue submission requests. The Grant Specialist is also responsible for working with other divisions, staff, and leadership to further the overall mission of the organization.

  • Prepares and submits monthly revenue submissions for the organization for grants and contracts, using fund source format or creating one appropriate for funding source.
  • Track actual spending to contract budget, including proper allocation for staff.
  • Research questionable issues, including budget variances.
  • Provide monthly vouchers to accounting manager and assist with A/R invoices, check requests, deposits, and adjustment entries for assigned departments as needed.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives including “Budget vs Actual” variance reports. Assists in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.
  • Prepares, maintains, and reconciles accrual schedules for all accounts as assigned.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data.
  • Assists and analyzes financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and events.

Performance Measures

-Accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial update entries for entire organization by the 10th business day of each month.

-Accurate and timely monthly coding of government contract vouchers and A/R

invoices.

-Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.

-Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data.

-Assists and analyzes financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.

-Active participation in required staff meetings and events.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

-Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

-Minimum three years’ voucher experience with a non-profit organization preferred.

-Strong analytical skills required. Well-organized and detail-oriented.

-Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills.

-Knowledge of Word, Excel, MIP, Concur and iSupplier accounting programs, and the Internet preferred.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

-Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.

-Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

-Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as extended hours are required during audit time.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Voucher Process: 3 years (Preferred)
  • detailed oriented: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Organizational skills: 3 years (Preferred)
  • MIP: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Concur: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Employment Length:

  • 4 - 6 months

Company's website:

  • www.resurrectionproject.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$40,000 - $45,000

Location

On-site
Chicago, IL, USA

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