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Associate Director of Finance, Grants and Expense Management New York, NY - Full-Time

Company: iMentor
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The ADF, Grants & Expense Management will be joining a Finance team of 4, including this role, managing an operations budget of $20M, with four regions and a national office. Reporting to the Controller, this role is responsible for the grants and expense management of the organization while also providing direct support for the annual budget process Controller, MDF, and COO. This key role will be tasked to create systems better to track our grants and expense analysis across the organization.Grants Management

  • As the finance partner with National and Regional Development and Program teams, lead the creation of grant proposals, grant reporting and identify opportunities for fundable projects that could be leveraged for new fundraising opportunities.
  • Design, oversee and maintain a financial system for proactive monthly monitoring of all grant spending and manage all financial elements of the grant reporting process, including the tracking of expenses.
  • Maintain copies of all grants and review all grant award letters to ensure that the financial reporting requirements of funders are met. This includes all audit schedules and statements.Expense/Budget Management
    • System administrator for Concur Solutions, our expense management tool. As an administrator, you will process and analyze the organization's expenses, including weekly check-runs, student payments, and monthly AMEX submissions.
    • Creation of new Concur training decks, and learning center articles and handling the training and onboarding of new employees.
    • Analyze expenses and develop the content for quarterly budget review meetings for each budget owner, which involves preparing a summary of financial performance and conducting variance analysis.
    • Partner with Controller/MDF to provide financial and budgetary support, guidance, and recommendations regarding using budgets.
    • Annual 1099 and other audit schedules related to expense management.Qualifications
      • Minimum of four years of relevant experience; preferably in grants and expense management and/or financial accounting and reporting, non-profit experience a plus.
      • Skilled at creating grant budgets that are flexible to be programmatic while still being general operations.
      • Patient and able to successfully convey financial concepts to a diverse group of non-finance professionals.
      • Superior professional judgment and ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
      • Experience working with automated financial software systems, cloud-based technology and office software. Knowledge of Concur Solutions is strongly preferred.
      • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Excel; experience with pivot tables, v-lookup equations and large data sets highly desirable.
      • Able to manage multiple complex projects at once while meeting mission-critical deadlines.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; a good listener who can motivate others through influence, manage expectations, be willing to engage in difficult conversations in order to advance the work.
      • Flexible and adaptable in response to changing organizational needs and priorities.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Demonstrated alignment with iMentor's mission, values, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
      • Views differences between individuals (race, gender, age, cultural heritage, physical ability, education, beliefs, and lifestyle) as an asset and demonstrates an appreciation of the diversity across the iMentor community.
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
      • Our organization works in partnership with district public schools across the country. In doing so we must meet all compliance requirements of those districts: these include background checks and proof of COVID vaccination.
      • Must have home internet accessCompensation & Benefits
        • Salary $80,000
        • Up to 100% employer funded comprehensive medical and dental coverage
        • 18 days paid annual vacation (increasing annually to 21, 23, 25), 13 paid holidays + your birthday + one floating holiday, iMentor closed between Christmas and New Year's Day, plus 6-7 sick days annually
        • 401K match up to 4%
        • Significant opportunities for professional development and growth including a $250 personal professional development budget in your first year, increasing to $500 in each subsequent year
        • Flexible Home/Office/School working arrangement
        • Pre-tax commuter benefits
        • Dependent care and health care flexible spending plans
        • 1 hour of wellness time off per week for wellness activities of your choosing
        • 9 weeks of paid parental leaveAbout iMentoriMentor believes that all students deserve an equitable chance to pursue their ambitions. Our program builds authentic mentoring relationships in order to bring greater equity to our students' educational journeys. Through these long-term relationships, first-generation, students of color from underserved communities increase their access to the knowledge, experiences, and resources required to succeed in college or their post-secondary pathway of choice, and to pursue their career ambitions.By partnering with public schools serving primarily first-generation college students and providing every student in the school with a mentor, iMentor supports students' post-secondary journeys with a level of depth and personalization that cannot be matched by traditional advising models. iMentor's students are 37% more likely to enroll in college and are graduating college at double the rates of their peers. Since inception, iMentor has created and supported 38,000 mentoring relationships.iMentor is in the fourth year of a five-year strategic plan for which iMentor has raised a significant round of strategic capital. By 2023, the organization will expand to serve additional young people in communities across the country. In this plan, iMentor's work is oriented around three primary strategic priorities: continue to close the college completion gap for iMentor students; expand iMentor's influence beyond the direct reach of its program; and position iMentor for organizational excellence at national scale.iMentor's Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionWe believe that people of all backgrounds deserve equal access to educational opportunities. Recognizing that our country's history of racism and systemic oppression continues to drive educational disparities for students of color, we give special focus to addressing the economic and racial divides that impact the communities we serve. We are committed to the collective work and intentional investment necessary to consistently move in the direction of educational equity and inclusion. Learn more at .How to ApplyVisitjobs to submit a resume and detailed cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position.Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. iMentor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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