Detroit, MI Finance - Jumpstart
Job Type
Full-time, Temporary

Oversee and manage agency assigned grants/programs including but not limited to reporting requirements, expense reimbursement requests, budget management and revisions, cost allocation and allowability, and any other unique fiscal functions of individual grant awards. Have a working knowledge of all agency accounting functions, fiscal policies and procedures, and finance operations so that monthly financial reports can be produced.


Duties & Responsibilities: 

· Prepare monthly reports and expense reimbursement requests for agency grants. 

· Oversee and manage budget revisions. 

· Analyze cost allocation among grants/programs and determine the allowability of expenses. 

· Participate in grant budget development/creation by working with the Director of Finance & Accounting, Chief Financial Officer and agency directors in planning component budgets and analyzing programmatic needs. 

· Develop and maintain financial internal control programs and procedures (policies). 

· Oversee that the non-federal share matching (In-kind) requirements are in accordance with specific grant regulations. 

· Knowledge of Uniform Guidance requirements as it relates to cost allocation and allowability, knowledge of grant fiscal regulations and guidelines, and any other specific requirements of a grant award or by its funding source. 

· Communicate effectively with funding agencies. 

· Help prepare monthly financial statements and reports for the agency, Board of Director, and internal and external parties. 

· Help prepare financial proposals for grant applications. 

· Prepare annual budgets for agency programs. 

· Assist in the maintenance and accuracy of the chart of accounts. 

· Assist the Controller and Director of Finance & Accounting in overseeing the annual single audit, as well as 

· Lead the individual grant/program audits and monitoring reviews. 

· Coordinate with the Director of Finance & Accounting and CFO, in overseeing and ensuring compliance with grant and board requirements.

· Participate actively on the Finance Leadership Team



· Ability to promote excellent performance in self and others

· Ability to solve problems independently, effectively, and creatively

· Demonstrates attention to details

· Ability to conduct research, study and synthesize data, and establish priorities, strategies, policies, and procedures

· Highly organized with proven ability to manage multiple high priority projects

· Demonstrates outstanding accounting and financial management skills


· Analytical Thinking

· Attention to Detail

· Continuous Learning

· Developing Others

· Financial & Management Accounting

· Using Financial Information

· Using Information Technology


· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is highly preferred

· Nonprofit or governmental experience required

· MIP experience a plus

· Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive grant management experience




Background check and drug screen required.


 This position is contingent upon the availability of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and/or program needs.

Length: January 2023 - December 2024.