Job Title: Finance Grant Manager, U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU)
Reports to: Director, USPHAU and Director of Grants Management and Compliance
Location: Remote (US)
Position Type: Full-time, temporary through December 2021 (contingent upon award of grant)
Leveraging Partners In Health’s (PIH) experience and lessons learned from our COVID contact tracing collaboration with the state of Massachusetts, and our 30 years of global work in emergency epidemic response and health systems strengthening, PIH has spent the last year working with U.S. states, cities and community partners in building more equitable and effective public health responses to COVID-19 in the US.
The U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU) supports public sector and community partners on the frontlines of the public health response to COVID-19, to address this acute-on-chronic public health crisis, by providing technical assistance and knowledge sharing platforms to accelerate implementation of effective, equitable COVID-19 responses. Our approach to providing technical assistance to different public sector and community partners in the United States includes providing expertise and advice on design and implementation, incorporating an equity lens into execution, and creating a community of partners across the US to share best practices and challenges in order to fortify efforts amidst the national response to COVID-19.
Working closely with the PIH finance team as well as the PIH Development department, the Finance Grant Manager will be involved in all financial aspects of USPHAU’s restricted funding activities. This person will work closely with finance and grant management personnel, principally to record, track and report on all restricted spending. The Finance Grant Manager reports directly to the Project Director, and works with the PIH and USPHAU compliance and monitoring and evaluation teams to compile complete and accurate financial reports and invoices.
- Prepare donor reports, invoices, and other financial documentation according to donor specifications and PIH policies and monitor outstanding receivables
- Perform or oversee routine review of restricted fund expenditures, documenting and monitoring overall adherence to budget, analyzing trends, highlighting issues, identifying gaps to ensure efficient and sound financial reporting.
- Implement PIH financial grant reporting and invoicing processes. This includes reviewing contracts pre-award and ensuring compliance of program expenditures with approved budgets, other award terms, and PIH policy where appropriate.
- Maintain and adhere to financial reporting and invoicing schedules, and communicate regularly with development and program teams, as well as subaward recipients, to ensure reports are accurate and timely.
- Work with PIH site staff and subaward recipients to confirm that reports are backed by adequate documentation and records.
- Assist Controller and Director of Grants Management and Compliance with annual A-133 audit and various grant audits through the year.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with at least five years of relevant finance experience
- At least two years of experience with grant management; preference to those with HRSA grant management experience
- Proficiency with automated accounting systems; strong computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Word and Excel required)
- Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving abilities. The successful candidate will be conscientious, attentive to details, and driven by process improvement and delivery of a quality product as evidenced by prior work and education experience.
- Demonstrated abilities to work as an effective team leader in a complex, fast-paced environment and to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
- Ability to work well with a diverse team of stakeholders, honoring the concerns and priorities of PIH staff on multiple teams and local staff in field sites; strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Commitment to social justice and health equity.
Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most vulnerable communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care.
PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems. As of today, PIH runs programs in 12 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation, and the United States), where it provides care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement.
Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.