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  • Posted: Mar 16, 2024
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    Water.org is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation over the past twenty-one years. Founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success.
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    Senior Award Management Associate

    Job Overview 

    The Senior Regional Grant Specialist is primarily responsible for the day -to-day administration of the organization’s pre and post award workstreams, processes and deliverables at the regional level. Functions as a strategic business partner to the region’s business functions to coordinate alignment of country/regional-level interventions across multiple funding streams, ensuring adherence to and integration of award management global standards and compliance necessary for integrity of the Organization's funding processes.  

    Department Accountabilities 

    • Impact Strategy, Leadership, and Execution   
    • Portfolio + Account Management   
    • Business Development   
    • Business Metrics and Data Insights   
    • Pre-Award and Post Award Administration   
    • Project Management   
    • Risk Identification   
    • Advisory and Consulting Services   

     Job-Specific Accountabilities 
    Portfolio Management

    • Provide overall administration and monitoring of an assigned portfolio of awards within the region.

    Pre-Award Planning

    • Support the pre-award tools and processes for communicating and tracking funding within data management systems and other applications/platforms. Lead assigned proposal development processes, in partnership with relevant regional and/or global stakeholders.

    Post Award Administration

    • Convenes stakeholders to ensure regular review and analysis of award achievements and spending to support accurate forecasts and fund utilization metrics. Acts as the p point of contact for assigned donor reports, working with relevant business partners to compile programmatic, f financial and impact data to develop a compelling narrative that meets internal and external requirements and deadlines.

    Project Management

    • Provide overall project management support and close coordination with regional leadership and other key stakeholders for scope change orders that affect an award’s deliverables and/or spending plan

    Complexity + Problem Solving Skills 

    • Ability to translate data into clear, meaningful insights for multiple audiences.
    • Ability to communicate, inf luence and work across diverse teams and cultures.
    • Ability to understand donor communication, proposal development and grant reporting.

    Key Competencies 

    • Values Differences – Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
    • Strategic Mindset – Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies.
    • Ensures Accountability – Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.
    • Builds Effective Teams – Builds strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
    • Instills Trust – Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

      Supervisory Responsibility

    • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

    Travel Requirements

    • Up to 10% of domestic and regional travel for work, as needed.

    Requirements

    • At a minimum the Job Holder should possess:
    • Bachelor’s degree and/or related equivalent working experience.
    • At least 5 years’ experience supporting grant administration and/or project management in a complex, global organization.
    • At least 3 years of experience overseeing proposal development and/or grant administration, encompassing a diverse portfolio of grants/funding sources.
    • Proficient (oral and written) in English.

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    Staff Accountant

    Summary

    The Country Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting and coordinating the financial and accounting activities for an assigned portfolio of grants, local entities, and finance operations. This position will collaborate with HQ and regional finance functions to facilitate financial reporting, analysis, and support implementation of global accounting practices and processes.

    Department Accountabilities

    • Accounting
    • Analysis, Modeling & Reporting
    • Audit
    • Compliance, Policies & Procedures
    • Corporate & Financial Oversight
    • Financial Management & Planning
    • Forecasting
    • Financial Systems & Applications
    • Process Improvement

    Job-Specific Accountabilities

    Accounting

    Manage the bills, expenses, and payroll of the assigned office. Provide timely reconciliations and ensure the accurate and timely recording of financial activities into the accounting system. Support HQ accounting to perform regular and recurring general accounting functions; reconcile various balance sheet accounts and prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

    Award Management 

    Produce grant-related post-award functions, including financial monitoring, expense analysis reporting, variances identification/explanation, reconciliations, re-budgeting, and grant closeout functions.

    Audit

    Prepare annual audit report, including preparing audit schedules and producing requested documentation.

    Management Responsibility

    • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

    Complexity & Problem Solving Skills

    • Ability to produce accurate and timely financial analysis, accounting, and reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely to multi-geographical stakeholders.
    • Ability to manage confidential and/or sensitive information.

    Key Competencies

    • Customer Focus – Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.
    • Optimizes Work Processes – Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
    • Communicates Effectively – Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
    • Values Differences – Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
    • Nimble Learning – Learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

    Travel Requirement

    • Up to 5% of domestic and regional travel for work, as needed.

    Requirements

    Required Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration and/or equivalent related work experience.
    • At least 3 years of professional experience in accounting, finance, or a closely related field.
    • Proficient (written and verbal) in English.

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