Avis de Recrutement
Catholic Relief Services, USCCB, « CRS » Niger recrute un Grants Analyst pour ses bureaux au Niger
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) est une organisation non gouvernementale internationale qui soutient les secours et les travaux de développement dans plus de 99 pays à travers le monde. Les programmes de CRS aident les personnes sur la base des besoins, sans distinction de croyance, d'appartenance ethnique ou de la nationalité.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) est créée en 1943 par les évêques catholiques des Etats-Unis afin d’assister les plus démunis dans le monde. Depuis 1995, CRS/Niger contribue à assurer la restauration de la dignité humaine sans distinction de race, d’ethnie ou de religion à travers des actions qu’il mène en collaboration avec les partenaires.
CRS/Niger intervient actuellement dans toutes les régions du pays où il apporte un soutien aux plus vulnérables dans divers domaines comme l’agriculture, la sécurité alimentaire, la santé et la nutrition, l’éducation, la micro finance et les réponses aux urgences.
Posting Date: TBD
Position Title: Grants Analyst
Reports to: Finance Manager
The Grants Analyst collaborates and works closely with the Country Program Finance Manager and Program Manager to ensure all financial aspects of the post-award processes for all grant funded projects are performed in compliance with CRS finance policies and procedures, best practices, GAAP and applicable donor regulations. The incumbent is responsible for to support implementation of ongoing systemic improvements in process and procedure to maximize the efficient use of CRS resources including the proactive identification and resolution of issues imposed by non-USG donors.
Grant Financial Management
- Manage grants to ensure that all projects using the 5000-9999 DSN’s, and their related cost share projects are accurately reported and all grant financial information is reconciled in a timely manner.
- Ensure that all fiscal matters are current relating to assigned grants and their related cost shares including, federal, state, and private grants, contracts and related external support awards are handled in accordance with applicable donor regulations such as the USG (OMB Circular A-122 and A-133 guidelines, FASB, etc), United Nations, European Union, Global Fund, and private foundations.
- Monitor liability/receivable positions of assigned grants and provide timely notification to parties responsible for receivable collection. In addition, advise Senior Management, if balances begin to adversely impact CRS’s cash flow or of any situation that would require a higher level action to be taken.
- Reconcile 1231/1232 balances for all projects coded to 5000 -9999 DSN’s and all related cost shares, with 6166, 6906 and 6907 partner advance holding accounts
- Analyze and monitor the financial status of assigned grants, contracts and other agreements and communicate results and actions to be taken to internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
- Identify and report financial risks associated with grants, contracts, and related cost share obligations to senior management
- Monitor all grants for appropriate closure date
- Notify Country Programs six months prior to closure and provide guidance for preparing for the close of the award.
- Review all final financial reports to the donors to ensure that they match SUN and are within budgetary constraints.
- Match Revenue to expense and appropriately clear the balance sheet to ensure that all fixed assets are disposed of appropriately and all receivable and liability accounts are reconciled.
- Follow up with any outstanding receivables or initiate payment to donor for liabilities
- Follow up with any donor or internal inquiries regarding the grant closure
- Ensure that awards have been submitted for final closure and archived.
Donor Agreements, Reporting and Monitoring
- Proactively review financial management and reporting and cost recovery terms defined in donor agreements. Compare to CRS standards and make recommendations to CP’s
- Ensure deadlines and deliverables are met for financial reports.
- Provide proactive reporting on financial status of grants
- Review assigned donor agreements for compliance with Agency financial standards and CRS adherence to donor financial reporting requirements
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: HQ grant analyst, Finance manager, Program manager,
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of Federal Grant Reporting Guidelines, A-133 Audit Compliance and/or United Nations, European Union, Global Fund, and private foundations guidelines.
- Experience in monitoring complex budgets, reconciling budget to actual and understanding budget deviations and required solutions.
- Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects concurrently under deadline pressure and changing priorities in a high-volume setting.
- Creativity and initiative.
- Strong analytical/problem solving skills and accounting knowledge.
- Ability to recognize the need to elevate advanced support requests to the appropriate team members.
- Must desire to work in a collaborative, proactive, and multicultural team environment, but able to work independently.
- Ability to maintain strong customer service and communicate in a diplomatic, friendly, yet effective manner
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
- Minimum 3-5 years of progressive grants management experience.
- Strong knowledge of all MS Office programs required. Knowledge of Sun Systems and JD Edwards preferred.
- Knowledge of fund accounting and U.S. Government funding regulations for non-profit organizations, preferred.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Willingness to work additional hours during critical implementation periods.