Financial Analyst/Manager

Robert Half
Chevy Chase, MD
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Our client, a growing Non-Profit in Montgomery County is looking to add to their finance team with a Grants Finance Manager. In the role of Grants Finance Manager, you will advise, consult, oversee, coordinate, and deliver financial management services related to all the organizations grants programs and scientific initiatives related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). You will be responsible for all financial planning and analysis functions for those programs, including the development of annual budgets, management reporting and variance analysis, financial forecasts, preparation of long-range plans, and implementation and upgrade of related systems. This is a collaborative position and will allow you to work with programmatic partners to develop and maintain processes that track expenditures and activities against Trustees-approved initiatives. A key component of this role is the responsibility to explain and synthesize concepts and data in a written format. You will manage and mentor one Financial Analyst and report directly to the Director of Science and Grants Business Management.In this role, you will:Develop and maintain Long Range Plan for all Grants and DEI programmatic activities.Budgeting - Lead the process for developing the annual Grants and DEI programmatic budgets, in close coordination with various budget owners.Forecasting - Manage the process of developing periodic forecasts for the full year, based on current actual expenditures and revised estimates for the rest of the year.Provide cash forecasting to Treasury for all Grant activities.Management Reporting and Variance Analysis - Ensure that actual spending is tracked in a manner that enables consistent monthly and year-to-date reporting of actual expenditures vs. the budget in a format that is most useful for business decision making.Manage Early Career Scientist activities such as host-site payments and equipment purchasing opportunities.Review and assess all grants financial reports submitted by grantee host institutions and individuals.Provide operational and financial management leadership and oversight, establishing and enforcing standards for Grants and DEI Programs to drive operational and financial management standardization and policy compliance.Act as primary contact on all financial matters for program staff, including Science Education Program Officers, Scientific Officers, and Science Program Coordinators.Act as liaison between Finance, Science Education, and Science departments, communicating operational and financial information efficiently, accurately, and consistently.Monitor and control systems access to ensure appropriate financial and personnel information confidentiality.Monitor changes made to or needed in Institute policies or procedures, consult in creation of new materials.Model leadership behaviors expected of all Finance staff.The ideal candidate for this Grants Finance Manager role will have 8+ years of forecasting/budgeting, BS in Accounting or Finance, grantor budgeting preferred, strong Excel skills as well as supervisory. To apply to this Grants Finance Manager role please do so through this posting or reach out to Caren Bromberg Bach on LinkedIn or call Caren Bach at 301.965.9035.Government Grants, Private Grants, Foundation Grants, Budgeting - Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasts, Management Reporting, Supervising, MS Excel, Variance AnalysisRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.A' (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now,"A' you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use .