Grants Administrator

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  • Accounting & Finance
  • Direct Hire
  • Boston, MA
  • Job Number: JO-2107-112228

Grants Administrator


Mission driven organization is hiring for a Grants Administrator to add to the team. As part of the Finance team, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the preparation, submission, and management of the grant portfolio applications / awards for the organization. The Grants Administrator will support day-to-day operations, processes, practices, and challenges associated with sponsored research administration, from the development and processing of proposals to reporting and closeout for the organization.

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Great benefits (401k Match / Health / Dental / Parental Leave)
  • Continuous opportunities for promotion through internal growth
  • Positive and collaborative company culture to work in
  • Offers amazing Work/Life balance with flexible hours


  • Manage all aspects of a portfolio of grant, contract, sub-award and fellowship applications and awards
  • Work with External Relations and Grants Development administrators, faculty and staff in assessing application objectives and planning
  • Develop and maintain grant bench-marking system to track grant status and progress toward funding goals
  • Provide on-going financial oversight of grants and contracts including but not limited to: tracking of funds, evaluating expenditures, forecasting, preparation and submission of progress and final reports
  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with funding agencies, collaborating organizations and multiple internal offices
  • Collaborate with faculty, grant writers, funders, internal and external stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Two or more years of experience in non-profit, higher-ed, government, or related industry
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements that govern grants administration and donor-restricted funds
  • Professionalism demonstrated by excellent interpersonal relationship-building
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong document management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced/multi-tasked and deadline-oriented environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Outlook) and accounting software
  • Workday (a plus!)
  • Team player with positive attitude and strong work ethic

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