Post-Award Grants & Contract Administration – Senior Analyst


Posting Details

Title Post-Award Grants & Contract Administration – Senior Analyst Posting Number S00725JP Department Controllers Office Job Summary

The Senior Analyst for Grants Administration and Compliance is a key member of the grants administration team at the College, and serves as a liaison between the Controller’s Office, the Office of Sponsored Research, and the Corporate & Foundation Relations department. The Senior Financial Analyst demonstrates knowledge of the Federal Uniform Guidance Act in order to provide financial oversight to faculty and academic administrators at all stages of the grant process, primarily post-award compliance. The position is highly visible and dynamic requiring excellent communication and time management skills. Applicants should have the demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment. The Senior Financial Analyst also maintains grant accounting in the general ledger, and assists the Associate Controller with restricted funds accounting as needed.

Education/Skills Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in accounting or finance. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail is a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is necessary.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

A minimum of 3 years’ accounting and/or grant administration experience is required; experience with grants management and compliance, and/or work in a non-profit setting is preferred

Standard Work Days and Hours

8:30 am to 5:00 pm or as scheduled with supervisor. This is a salaried position requiring the time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + Credit Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 01/19/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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