Grant Financial Analyst (Remote or Hybrid), Telecommute/Work Remotely

Phoenix Resource Group
Grant Financial Analyst (Remote or Hybrid)
Job ID: 
Telecommute/Work Remotely
Not Specified
Job Types:
Accountant, Credit Analyst/Manager, Financial Analyst
Employment Type:
Full Time

Position Summary

The Grant Financial Analyst – Social Venture role works as part of a team of -16 accountants, providing

direct client support and addressing the accounting and analytical needs of our fiscally sponsored

organizations. Reporting to the Accounting Manager – Social Ventures, this role is strategically minded

and assists our partners in achieving their mission by supporting their financial processes including,

financial planning and budgeting, analysing financials and grant management for foundation and

governmental funds. This role will develop financial models, prepare projections, provide monthly

financial reports which include key metrics, graphical presentations, and variance analysis for

presentation to partners and senior management. This role will drive impact and foster a culture that is

grounded in Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) and core values – Respect, Accountability,

Creativity, Equity and Empowerment.

In the past, staff have worked predominantly from our offices in San Francisco and New York.

Today, we are creating a new hybrid work model to support staff with remote work from anywhere in the

United States, work from one of our offices when they formally re-open on September 7, or a combination

of both.

The Grant Financial Analyst – Social Ventures is an exempt position. Exempt employees are expected to

work the appropriate and necessary time to complete key assignments and related tasks on schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

? Provide excellent customer service related to accounting, reporting, grant management,

budgeting, and analysis including consistent accounting treatment of all transactions and timely,

accurate reporting

? Ensures that the daily financial and accounting functions are in accordance with Generally

Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and all applicable regulatory requirements including

those set forth by the Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and legal rules and

regulations for non-profit operations designated as IRS 501(C)(3) and 501(C)(4) organizations

? Provides documentation for the federal and state tax return preparation, and supports annual

financial audits and single audits (OMB A-133) as needed including agency monitoring visits, and

ensuring “audit readiness” of assigned grants

? Training all project staff to fully understand and analyze financial statements.

? Approve all cash disbursements for partner caseload and monitor partner cash flow to ensure

compliance with funder regulations and cash management policies

? Ensure financial transactions are recorded with precision to ensure compliance and adherence to

proposed budgets and accurate financial and progress reporting.

? Participate in monitoring of financial compliance issues and grant guidelines

? Prepares and presents monthly financial reporting package which includes statement of financial

position, statement of activities, cash-flow reports, tracking KPIs, budgets / re-forecasts and

written variance analysis to partners and external / internal management team

? Participates in evaluating, improving and documenting policies and procedures related to fiscal

sponsorship financial services

? May be required to train and/or guide other team members

? Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

? Experiential knowledge of FAR, CFR and relevant OMB circulars as well as GAAP/FASB


? Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive

for high level of client satisfaction

? Proven track record of maintaining effective internal controls and developing efficient financial

policies and procedures

? Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to see the big picture while

understanding the details involved and the ramifications of the decisions made. Ability to present

financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner.

? Strong organizational and multitasking skills with the proven ability to support workflow processes

that ensure high degrees of accuracy and accountability within team members

? Identify opportunities for performance improvement across the organization

? Demonstrated ability to effectively work with a diverse team, with attention to collaboration and

working collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties

? Demonstrated ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment

? Demonstrates ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and

all work related duties

? Self-motivated and organized with attention to detail

? Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal and presentation skills with the

ability to be both diplomatic and confident

? Proficient in enterprise-wide accounting systems such as NetSuite, Blackbaud Financial Edge or

Microsoft Dynamics

? Proficiency with MS Office suite of products and Salesforce. Strong working knowledge of Excel

and financial modeling

Education and Experience:

? Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting / Finance or related field or

equivalent is required

? 5+ years relevant experience working in a similar position

? Non-profit accounting, government grant management and financial analysis experience strongly


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