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We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 1,000 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.
Our culture, values and commitment to diversity make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?
The Grant Compliance Manager is a subject matter expert on grant administration with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of financial management. The person in this role will partner with Finance, Mission, Legal and Development colleagues during the entire life-cycle of a grant to ensure donor compliance, external regulatory compliance, and adherence to EDFs policies and procedures. This would include, but not be limited to, monitoring spending and the timely use of funds, compliance with the funder’s operational and contractual requirements, as well as overall grant performance.
The Grant Compliance Manager reports to the Sr. Director, Revenue & Development.
Provide cradle-to-grave oversight of assigned grant portfolio
Develop tools and practices for monitoring each grant to understand current status, burn rate and operational obstacles
Review & understand grant agreements and supplementary donor documentation to ensure EDF’s compliance
Collaborate with Development, Legal and Mission colleagues throughout the life of the award to monitor spending, document and monitor overall performance on outcomes/deliverables, analyze trends, highlight any concerns, and clear any operational roadblocks
Review and approve external financial reports prior to submission to the funder to ensure they are technically sound, align with the current status of the award and are backed by adequate documentation and records, and comply with all donor requirements
Review and approve budget revisions and reallocation requests prior to submission to the funder
Escalate any concerns to the Sr. Director, Revenue and Development and project manage agreed-upon solutions
Lead the award close-out process, including ensuring there is a zero net asset balance and that the award is closed in EDF’s financial system.
Participates in advancing EDF DEI goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the experiences fell connected, included and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
The pay range for this role is shown below.
Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.