American Bar Association (ABA ROLI)
At the direction of the department head, leads the day-to-day oversight for accounting and fiscal compliance for both domestic and international grants. Manages and develops grant policies, procedures, training responsibilities, and materials to optimize both grant administration/compliance and program efficacy for both field and ABA staff.Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities-Leads reports and manages oversight and compliance for all field and grant activities. Assists in field, internal and external year end audits.-Functions as the subject matter expert on all compliance activities related to grants and activities and counsels program leadership on such issues.-Develops, recommends, and implements, approved modifications to policies and procedures to enhance internal controls and enhance business processes.-Oversees and is accountable for training of all grant staff in grant and organization financial policies,procedures, and regulations.-Directs and is accountable for journalization of standard and monthly journal entries for grant activities.-Liaises with ABA departments and responds to request s for information from outside auditors, funders,members, staff, and vendors.-Provides leadership, coaching, counseling, performance feedback and appraisal, and, where necessary applies discipline to an assigned group of employees.Basic Qualifications & Interests-Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.-At least three (3) years’ experience in grant accounting, reporting, and grant/program compliance.-At least three (3) years’ experience interpreting and applying grant rules and regulations from government entities (e.g., OMB circulars) and/or private donors.-Advanced-level skill in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.Preferred Qualifications & Interests-At least two years��� experience leading/supervising a staff group of grant accounting/compliance team members.-Fluency in a language of a host country for which support is provided.-Possession of an advanced degree and/or CPA.
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