Bachelor's degree in finance or related field required with preference for a master's degree in a related field; at least five years of progressively responsible administrative and/or financial management experience, preferably in a secondary or higher education institution or a nonprofit foundation setting; superb interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to build and lead effective management teams; proven ability to work effectively in a nonprofit or educational environment; and demonstrated skills in strategic and tactical budgeting, financial planning and policy development, problem solving, and risk management.
Develop budget assumptions for operations, grant proposals and new programs. Review grant proposals and reports for compliance with terms of grant(s) and for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. Evaluate proposed budgets in terms of the organization's priorities and financial resources.
Monitor grants to ensure compliance with financial and program requirements; periodically review grant reports and accounting records to determine if allocated funds have been spent as specified. Report internally on variances between actual expenses and budgeted expenses and recommend program cuts or reallocation of excess funds. Inform program managers and others within the organization of the status and availability of funds in different accounts. Assist with long-range financial planning.
Assist with risk management efforts, internal long-range budgeting and external audits as appropriate.
Technical Requirements: Excel, Raiser's Edge/Financial Edge
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX employer. The Foundation is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants, without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran.
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