This position is responsible for managing the financial components of Federal and State Grant Awards. The selected candidate will process subgrant payments, track federal/state awards and subgrantee balances, monitor subgrantee progress report submissions and report financial data to the Federal Government within deadlines.
This position will review grant applications for fiscal compliance, assist in creating grant contracts, conduct financial monitoring and attend functions to represent assigned programs independently. The selected candidate will be working with the Federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant program, and will pro-actively provide fiscal information to the Grants Management Team. Periodic travel is required.
Special Notes: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOJ sponsorship) at the time of application.
The Department of Justice will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOJ employees will be fingerprinted.
Minimally qualified candidates will have training, education, and/or work experience in the following areas:
Reviewing grant applications for fiscal accountability, correct budget calculations and compliance with grant regulations.
Working with subgrants (monitoring financial activities, monitoring match allocations, reviewing financial reports for accuracy, etc)
Organizing and making payments on a regular basis using financial or accounting software
The preferred candidate will also have:
Experience providing technical assistance/training to recipients on financial reporting and/or grants management processes.
Knowledge of, or experience with, basic accounting principles
Experience interpreting complex federal and state guidelines related to grant management.
State Of Wisconsin