Director of Grants & Budget
- Position Type
- Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Work Location: Remote
Start date: November 15, 2020
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (www.domesticworkers.org) organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition and labor standards. Through leadership development, strategic campaigns and alliance building, we seek to help build a powerful movement for social and global justice. The Alliance formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 60 affiliated organizations in 36 cities and 17 states nationally, plus local chapters developed by NDWA in Atlanta, Durham, Washington DC and New York City, and a robust individual online membership. NDWA has experienced immense growth and currently operates with an $18 million budget.
Care in Action is a (501c4) nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. Founded in 2016, Care in Action is backed by tens of thousands of nannies, house cleaners, and care workers across the country. Care in Action provides the tools, trainings, and community working families need to make their voices heard, and organize and advocate for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections. Care in Action’s 2020 budget will reach $9million.
NDWA Labs is the innovation arm of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). Founded in 2015, NDWA Labs was launched to experiment with new strategies for improving marketplace norms for domestic workers, including launching sustainable ventures and collaborating with the private sector. Our approach is to innovate, build smart and practical tools and products, and form private sector partnerships that help us reach and lift standards for domestic workers. In particular, NDWA Labs has been experimenting with ways to use technology to ensure we are shaping a future of work that works for all of us, not just some of us. NDWA Labs is an LLC that is single member owned by Care in Action (501c4).
NDWA seeks a detail-oriented, highly methodical, and collaborative Director of Grants & Budget to work with the Finance and Development teams to help ensure the achievement of grant deliverables and financial service functions for programs funded by grants. The Director of Grants & Budget plays a crucial role in NDWA, Care in Action and NDWA Labs achieving their bold goals, and will demonstrate an understanding of program work, as well as financial management. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer, works extensively with members of the Development Team, and collaborates with program staff from over 20 program areas.
- Works with the Development Team to track income, expenses and ensure compliance with organizational goals and deliverables.
- Ensures that grant budgets align with organizational budgets and forecasts.
- Prepares regular financial reports and coordinates with key personnel to revise budgets throughout the year and the life of an initiative.
- Reviews all proposed grants budgets prior to submission to ensure consistency with proposal requirements; accuracy in the calculation of salaries, direct and indirect expenses; compliance with established regulations; and makes recommendations to program staff for revisions when appropriate.
- Plans, organizes, and coordinates the accounting and financial reporting for institutional funders, including: preparing project budget proposals, budget v. actual reporting, and projections of any carryover.
- Plays a leading role in the annual budget process by supporting key staff in developing program budgets through providing accurate reports on budget v actual, income projections, including both restricted and unrestricted funding, and progress on funding deliverables.
- Develops positive working relationships to foster a collaborative environment for grant coordination and oversight.
- Compiles year-end reports, work papers and analysis necessary for the external auditors to complete the annual organization audit.
- Oversee a comprehensive information management and filing system for grant agreements, reports, and key correspondences.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar discipline.
- Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, experience with non-profit accounting, and experience reporting on multiple grants
- Strong understanding of GAAP, particularly for non-profits
- Experience with creating financial statements
- Experience in a financial-management role at an organization that works with a member base and that receives revenue from different sources is a plus,
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet time sensitive deadlines. Show a systematic effort to obtain needed data or feedback.
- Strong mathematical, analytical, and technical skills
- Exceptional attention to detail and high stand
- Ability to prioritize, self-direct, and analyze situations
- Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
- High level of professionalism, discretion, integrity, and excellent work ethic
- Demonstrated initiative and follow through on assignments
- Literate in QuickBooks Online, Financial Edge, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Google Apps Technology, the Internet, and comfort with learning new technologies
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Some night and weekend work may be requested.
Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the following bamboo link: https://domesticworkers.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=129
Please include a daytime phone number where we can contact you. This position will remain open until filled.