Grants & Finance Manager

January 17, 2019
Washington, D.C.
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
2-5 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Not specified
Base Salary
Not specified


About InterAction:
InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.

Position Description
Under the supervision of the CFO, the Finance & Grants Analyst will have direct responsibility for the financial review and administration of Federal and private grants and contributions, including preparing and reviewing proposal budgets and financial reports, tracking accounts receivable and expenditures, and ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and federal rules and regulations; assists in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, maintains the reporting database, and prepares monthly and ad hoc financial reports.

Essential Functions
• Pre-award Grants Management
• Maintain the grant proposal budget models in Excel
• Review grant proposals prior to submission
• Post-Award Grants Management
• Grants Management
• Develop and maintain grants management calendar
• Setup new grants in accounting system, reporting system, timesheet system, and grant tracking tool
• Prepare internal grant reports as requested by program staff
• Meet with program staff regularly to review their financials
• Proactively review grant financial reports to ensure compliance with grant requirements, internal policies and procedures, GAAP, and Federal rules and regulations. Work with program staff to identify and rectify compliance and financial issues
• Prepare grant financial reports, invoices and payment requests


• Prepare monthly grant revenue recognition entries
• Reconcile monthly unbilled accounts receivable
• Prepare monthly reclassification entries
• Determine monthly release of restricted funds
• Assist with annual audits
Grant Closeout
• Prepare final reports, working closely with program staff
• Complete final invoices and drawdowns
• Close out grants in accounting system, reporting system, timesheet system, and grant tracking tool
Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis
• Maintain the reporting system, which is currently in Excel
• Assist with the development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts (currently in Excel), including preparing templates, working with staff to complete the templates, consolidating the budget, and developing reports
• Prepare monthly actual and budget-to-actual reports
• Develop ad-hoc reports and analyses
• Other duties and special projects as assigned


• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration related fields
• Minimum of 3 years of professional experience; experience federal funding of non-profit organizations, preferably in a grants analyst or grants management role, preferred.
• Experience with financial planning, reporting, or analysis required
• Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
• Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of federal grant rules and regulations.
• Proficiency in data management, with intermediate or greater knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, etc.
• Experience using Accounting/ERP systems.
• Professional demeanor and ability to communicate and interface with all levels of management and staff, with an emphasis on customer service.
• Ability to explain financial matters to non-finance personnel.
• Keen analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
• Effective oral and written English communication skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities.

$75K - $85K per year

Anticipated Start Date:
March 1, 2019

Reports to:
Chief Financial Officer

Environment and Scheduling
Interest in working with an international not-for-profit professional exchange organization
Interest in working within a dirk environment
This position is classified FLSA exempt.
* Affirmative action plan/equal employer opportunity (AAP/EEO) statement—clause(s) that outlines federal contractor requirements and practices and/or equal employer opportunity statement.

Other Duties:
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned as the project progresses.

To Apply:
Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary expectations and writing sample to with subject line containing title Grants & Finance Manager. Position will remain open until filled, but applications received before January 31, 2019 are preferred. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period.

Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified.

**InterAction is an Affirmative Action Plan/Equal Employer Opportunity (AAP/EEO) and complies with all Federal and Local employment laws and guidelines. InterAction also complies with the American with Disabilities Act requirements, laws and guidelines.

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