Join CNM as a member for 2021! Explore our membership benefits here!

Nashville CARES

Grants and Contract Specialist

Nashville CARES

Apply

Job Summary

Summary:  As the Grants and Contract Specialist you will provide overall financial, grant compliance and project management support for programs funded through various foundation, federal, state and local sources, including collaboration with case management on spending and budget revisions.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall financial, grant compliance and project management support for programs funded through various foundation, federal, state and local sources, including collaboration with case management on spending and budget revisions
  • Assist in preparing budgets for new grants, renewals and revisions
  • Manage accounting processes and grant compliance
  • Compile data to analyze appropriate spending patterns for all grant funding
  • Prepare monthly grant invoices
  • Perform recurring month-end closing entries and transaction research
  • Assist in quarterly and interim financial reports
  • Create and maintain filing system for all foundation, local, state and federal grants
  • Utilize judgement and interpretation of general guidelines when making decisions, inform management of actions and suggests future changes to increase efficiencies
  • Process Financial Assistance checks (FRCs) and IAP checks
  • Serve as backup for Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years’ professional experience or combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained
  • Minimum two years of administrative/budgeting experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required
  • Professional proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Team oriented with the ability to work effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively to meet deadlines while using independent judgment
  • Good with numbers and figures, analytical acumen and attention to detail
  • Automobile liability insurance and satisfactory DMV record

 

 Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Experience with MIP software
     

Additional Information

Benefits

Competitive Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, 403b, generous paid holiday and time off policy (up to 27 PTO days accrued in first year) and more.

Nashville CARES is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers and clients. We respect equality and inclusivity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply

https://www.indeed.com/job/grants-and-contracts-specialist-a556bed02c7bfbad

Details

  • Date Posted: January 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services