Changing Homelessness, Inc.’s mission is to guide the community effort and build capacity to prevent and end homelessness. We are committed to ensuring that individuals and families are housed permanently and successfully, building strong partnerships, and being good stewards of funding that is leveraged with integrity.
The Grant Quality Analyst assists the Grant Manager in the management and reviews of various federal, state, and local grants. The Grant Quality Analyst is primarily responsible for ensuring that the compliance standards for the grants are met and that processes for authorizing financial transactions are performed in a timely manner.
This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position with an annual salary range of $39,000 – $44,000.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Position Responsibilities: • Perform quality review of Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) requests submitted by internal and external case managers • Contact landlords and utility companies to obtain required documentation to support the processing of client assistance • Enter data in various Excel spreadsheets used for coordination and review of TFA requests • Conduct quality review of sub-grantee reimbursement requests including the comparison of supportive documentation with the data entered into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database • Track grant spending and request cash disbursements for the grants and maintain compliance with mandated limits • Determine and demonstrate CHI’s compliance with finance-related legal and contractual provisions • Read various publications and attend various seminars and conferences to keep professional skills updated • Serve as contact for grant-related programs, both internal and external • Meet with grant partners as necessary to educate and resolve grant issues • Communicate quality and/or compliance issues to the appropriate individual for corrective action • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others • Perform other job-related duties as required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: • Three years’ government accounting experience preferred • Experience in successfully managing grants • Strong knowledge of governmental accounting, budgeting, auditing, and financial reporting • Ability to interpret and communicate Federal regulations • Ability to analyze information and formulate solutions for implementing a financial accounting software system • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills • Ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data and/or information using established criteria • Ability to review, classify, prioritize, and analyze problematic situations • Ability to employ innovative problem-solving techniques to accomplish objectives
Education and Experience
Minimum Position Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience • Successfully pass a Level-2 background screening and drug test
$39,000 - $44,000