Jun 05, 2020

Grant Administrator

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Full-Time Accounting

Job Description

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Grants Management and Payroll, we are seeking a Grants Administrator who is a relationship builder to manage assigned grants and contracts in liaison with our program staff.  Must be able to see the big picture and the fine details to assist with preparation and review of applications, budgets, budget narratives, and expenditure reports to ensure pre- and post-award compliance with legal, reporting and federal and non-federal funder requirements.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field with some accounting coursework required. CPA preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ related grants management or accounting experience required, including budget preparation, reporting, and using financial database systems.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders and strong working knowledge of governmental regulations and reporting websites essential.
  • Experience with project or grants management software and working in public accounting or a non-profit a plus.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required.
  • Strong technical acumen required with proficiency in MS Office and financial systems, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with Acumatica software strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, take initiative, and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency at researching and applying technical guidance. Ability to embrace change, promote innovative solutions to process improvement, and translate financial language into non-financial terminology for program staff is essential. Some evening and weekend work may be required, particularly around month and year-end close.

To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.

The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. ​





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