Director, Grants Management and Financial Analysis

Finance & Administration · Washington, District of Columbia
Department Finance & Administration
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $80,000-$100,000 annually

Job Description

TITLE: Director, Grants Management and Financial Analysis
REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer
LOCATION: Washington, DC or Remote 

JOB SUMMARY: The Director, Grants Management and Financial Analysis is responsible for monitoring, supporting and ensuring effective life cycle administration, grant and contract budget management, and compliance for grants from foundations, federal and state agencies and other non-profit organizations. Responsibilities include ensuring sound fiscal management and reporting to foundations, federal and state agencies, and other non-profits; coordinating with program managers to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of grant and contract agreements as well as the organization’s accounting policies and procedures; and assisting program staff in monitoring sub-recipient awards. The Director, Grants Management and Financial Analysis will also work closely with program staff on grant budget preparation, establish cost tracking methodologies to ensure that costs are necessary and reasonable and are treated consistently per all contract provisions, GAAP, OMB circulars and best practices, and ensure that reimbursable costs are invoiced and collected timely.




• Manage the organization’s grants administration processes.
• Work closely with Conservation staff to ensure sound management of all foundation, federal, and state grant funds, including the development of proposal budgets and the management and tracking of grant funds.
• Assist program managers in complying with grant financial and program requirements. Track remaining funds available, communicate routinely with program managers regarding available fund balances and spend-down plans, and prepare internal and external fiscal reports.
• Complete financial reporting for foundation and government grants, including the preparation of required federal and state forms, draws and reimbursement requests.
• Monitor all expenses to guard against unallowable costs and ensure that all funding is appropriately spent with grant terms and deadlines.
• Lead the development of grant proposal budgets for new awards.
• In conjunction with program managers, review and monitor agreements with sub-grantees and consultants to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and reporting requirements.
• Act as liaison to auditors regarding federal grant awards.
• Establish Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement for federal funder approval.



• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business.
• Minimum 5 to 7 years relevant experience including management of federal grants, sub-grants, and A-133 audits.
• Knowledge of GAAP, Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200, indirect cost rate development, and other federal grant regulations.
• Expertise with Microsoft Office applications.
• Experience with accounting software, Sage Intacct preferred.
• Must be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects with aggressive timelines; ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data.
• Ability to work with range of personalities and working styles of staff at all levels within the organization.
• Team player and demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues to advance an organization’s broader goals and meet deadlines.
• Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a geographically dispersed team.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidences.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Finance & Administration
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $80,000-$100,000 annually