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Finance Grants Specialist - Finance ( JR 2162)

Los Angeles, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit

JR 2162
Finance Grants Coordinator- Finance
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: $27.40/hr – $31.25/hr DOE
Full Time

: The Finance Grants Management (FGM) team at PATH is responsible for managing the financial aspects for all of PATH’s grants and contracts, totaling approximately $120M with 40+ government and private funders and 150+ different grant awards, and including invoicing, receivables collection, grant budgeting, grant budget tracking, reporting, and fiscal compliance. The FGM team is led by the Senior Director of Finance Grants Management and includes a team of 1 Director, 1 Associate Director, 4-6 Specialists and 1-2 Coordinators and Associates.

The Grants Finance Specialist is responsible for all grant and contract analysis, invoicing, monitoring, and reporting as well as assisting management with collections, budgeting, and internal reporting. This position interfaces externally with funders to ensure accurate timely invoicing and smooth monitoring visits, and with program personnel to ensure optimal grant financial performance. The Grants Finance Specialist must have a minimum of two years’ experience in accounting, grant invoicing, or data management in a complex non-profit environment, preferably for homeless services, and be comfortable working in a demanding job requiring a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a very fast paced environment.

Responsibilities: The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
  • Each Grants Finance Specialist will have a portfolio of grants and contracts and will be responsible for all grant accounting activities for that portfolio
  •  Maintain a thorough knowledge of all grant and contract financial and invoicing requirements and ensure that all grant accounting activities are congruent with such requirements.
  •  Invoicing and Receivables Responsibilities Include:  Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual invoices and reports to funders, accurately and on a timely basis .
  • Reconcile grant invoice discrepancies
  •  Interface with funder personnel to resolve any issues surrounding invoices, including disallowed expenses
  • Work with other finance, compliance, and accounting staff to Review accounting entries to accurately charge costs to specific grants
  • Perform periodic reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to GAAP, Uniform Administrative Guidance Title 2 CFR 200, and funder specific regulation
  •  Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or comparable work experience
  • Two to five years’ minimum experience in accounting, grant invoicing, fiscal grant compliance, data management or equivalent experience, preferably in a non-profit environment within Los Angeles County
  •  Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, proficiency with Microsoft Word, and familiarity with the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced financial reporting skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to work with a complex non-profit chart of accounts
  •  Familiarity with Sage Intacct accounting software desirable
  •  Familiarity with various federal, state, county, and city grant financial requirements and systems desirable
  •  A highly motivated self-starter, with proven ability to analyze data
  •  Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure and time sensitive environment
  •  Project a professional demeanor and possess strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to work both individually and as part of a team. 
Required Qualifications:
  • Employment Eligibility Verification.
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  •  Reliable transportation.
  • Updated tuberculosis test.
  •  Successful completion of background screening.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process. 

If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 2162 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training
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