Grant Administrator

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Description

Looking to work at one of the most respected Research institutions in downtown Chicago in a Finance and Accounting capacity? Are you a  Grant Administrator  who wants to get more exposure to management and be valued in an environment that promotes from within? Our client, a reputable and well-funded organization, is looking for an experienced  Grant Administrator  with a minimum of three to five years of experience and the drive to be a leader in their Finance department.

This opportunity as a  Grant Administrator  offers the ability work with multiple department heads within the organization to develop grant budgets, and manage periodic funder reports that will deliver outcomes based on grant stipulations. 

Grant Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Develop and monitor grant budgets for grant proposals based on program needs and expectations while meeting funder requirements 
  • Work with principal investigators and executive management on a monthly basis on reporting of all grants managed 
  • Prepare presentations for the department's objectives on a monthly basis 
  • Make recommendations regarding shifts in allocation of funding where needed in order to balance expenses with budgets 
  • Meet all fiscal deadlines to funders for assigned grants related to grant reporting 
  • Review schedules and journal entries for adjustments to amend or close out the grants activity on monthly basis
  • Grant Administrator Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or any business-related degree 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in grant management and advanced financial analysis with a non-profit background 
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to understand, analyze, and interpret financial information in varying formats 
  • What you should expect: 

  • You will be working in one of the top Research organizations with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment 
  • Top of the market compensation and unmatchable benefits 
  • The ability to own projects and present to management on real issues/developments to the organizations
  • If you are interested in this  Grant Administrator  role,

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