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Grants Administrator

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: fac.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our client in Silver Spring, MD is adding a mid-level Grants Accountant to assist with a 6 month project. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct grant management support by administering grants, cooperative agreements, or other related Federal assistance instruments.
  • As needed, make recommendations to  staff regarding process improvement and internal grant administration.
  • Engage in the annual Standard Operating Procedure revision process as related to grants administration.
  • Review desktop procedures for grants administration, end-to-end narratives, user guides and other documentation for both internal staff and grantees.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or a related field.
  • 2-4 of experience in Financial Management; extensive knowledge of the Federal Grant Awarding System and experience in grants management or program development.
  • Experience managing large grants programs required.
  • Bilateral, Multilateral, and Foundation donor experience preferred.
  • Strong skills in financial analysis and reporting, crystal reports experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of DOS/PRM USAID regulations, OMB Circulars, 2 CFR 200 (also known as Uniform Administrative Requirements Code) required.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills to include pivot tables, look up tables and if statements when necessary and ability to run management reporter a financial tool module.
  • Strong experience using financial and accounting systems required.

 

Interested applicants may submit a word document version of resume for immediate consideration!