Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in accounting or
finance and/or previous experience in grants financial management, project
management, accounting, and/or auditing.
Must be well organized, be able to work as a member of a
team, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to interpret complex grant funding requirements,
submissions, and budget projections and consistently meet deadlines.
Attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree
Ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum
of staff, both orally and in writing required.
Knowledge of grant processes, including accounting and
financial reporting. Proficient in the use of financial management software to
include spreadsheets and databases, required. Knowledge of foundation,
corporate, and government grant fundraising and compliance required.
Intermediate-level Microsoft Word and Excel skills required.
Successful candidates must pass a CORI, SORI, and driver’s
Knowledge of nonprofit financial reporting requirements,
strong financial analysis and presentation abilities, Understanding of
Experience with government grants, especially with
Massachusetts COMMBUYS, federal financial forms, and ASAP payment system.
Experience managing income/expense program budgets and
tracking match dollars, basic understanding of generally accepted accounting
principles, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance, and federally
negotiated overhead rates.
Ability to interpret federal, state, and local government
laws and regulations regarding grant administration.
Experience with advanced spreadsheet functionality
(formulas, pivot tables, etc.).
Experience with ADP or other financial software, Adobe
Acrobat Pro, and Constituent Donor Management database preferred.
Detail orientated and organized with experience reviewing
the work of others to ensure accuracy and adherence to established standards.
Ability to collaborate effectively with multiple management
units within deadline driven environment and simultaneously track work flow for
projects managed by multiple leads.
Experience and integrity with handling confidential
Working knowledge of grant sub-contracting procedures.
Passion for Mass Audubon’s mission to protect the nature of
Massachusetts for people and wildlife.