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Grants Budget Specialist in Washington, DC at ettain group

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Washington, DC -

Job Title: Grants Budget Specialist   

Location:  Central Washington, DC   

Industry: Policy

Terms:  Direct Placement   

 Job Summary:

Our client is one of the nation’s leading policy institutes focusing on federal and state issues that affect low-income families and individuals. It has a national reputation for conducting rigorous research and analysis, developing policy ideas and strategies, shaping a broad array of federal and state policy debates, and influencing policy outcomes. Their expertise spans a range of areas including federal and state budget and tax policy, health care, social insurance, nutrition, housing, income support, and other policies that are important to low-income people. Their funding comes from private foundations and individuals.

The Grants Budget Specialist performs a variety of tasks related to budget preparation and maintenance of grant budgets. Reporting to the Budget and Grants Manager and working with internal partners, this role will support accurate review and reporting of grants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of grant budget proposals for programs/projects in consultation with the Development Team and the Budget and Grants Manager;
  • Create customized grant reports for funders, directors, and senior management;
  • Provide supporting documentation for adjustments needed when tracking grant budgets;
  • Provide technical assistance with grant accounting support by uploading and maintaining grant budgets in accounting software;
  • Monitor expenditure of grant funds and contract compliance in relation to labor distribution, grant budgets, and grant reporting; and
  • Research and prepare periodic financial analyses and/or reports as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • One to three years of professional experience developing, preparing, and monitoring foundation grant budgets.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and above-average experience using Excel or other spreadsheet programs.
  • Strong mathematic aptitude and abilities.
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a non- profit setting and with Razors edge is a bonus.



Job Key Words:

Accounting, Finance, Microsoft, Non-profit, Nonprofit, Grants, Budget, Policy

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by the client  
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship? NO
  • Corp-to-Corp? NO


How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Hannah Lloyd at 571-612-4588

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