Post-Award Grants Specialist

Manhattan Permanent
  • Opportunity for Growth & Role Expansion
  • Work with Mission Driven Organization

About Our Client

Our client is a nonprofit organization, located in Manhattan. We are seeking a Grants Specialist to manage post-award funding and has strong experience working within Excel. This is a direct hire opportunity and will be in hybrid capacity. Those applying must have post-award experience.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Manage and coordinate post-award activities
  • Track funding, evaluate expenditures, forecast, prepare and submit reports
  • Monitor expenses for allocation of funds
  • Review and approve all purchases, payments of service & expense reimbursement
  • Assist with preparing annual federal indirect rate proposal
  • Maintain journal entries involving receivables, revenue, expenses [monthly, quarterly, annually]
  • Reconcile ledger balance to the sponsored budget and backup worksheet
  • Provide analysis and reasons for variances in financial reports
  • Forecast expenditures on routine basis
  • Work with departments to ensure compliance with all aspects of awards
  • Maintain financial information in FFATA reporting system

The Successful Applicant

  • Completed Bachelors degree in Accounting required
  • Strong accounting background and experience working within the GL
  • Advanced Excel experience
  • Familiarity generating reports and building systems
  • Experience running Power BI reports
  • Experience tracking and reporting finances to sponsors required
  • Interest in developing role and expanding experience within the organization
  • Experience tracking and reporting finances

What's on Offer

  • Direct hire opportunity
  • Potential to develop role and grow experience within nonprofit organization
  • Strong medical benefits & vacation plan
  • Hybrid role with flexible hours
Sarah Richards
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Job summary

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Sarah Richards
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