Federal Grants Manager

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Industry: Administrative Job Number: 3927 Division: Advent Office

Job Description

The Federal Grants Manager will play a pivotal role in our non-profit client based in Minneapolis, MN, providing crucial accounting and administrative support for federal grants. Responsibilities include overseeing the entire grant lifecycle, from initial onboarding and expenditure monitoring to ensuring compliance, preparing reports, and managing closeout processes!

Compensation: $80,000-85,000
Direct hire
Hybrid - Minneapolis, MN


  • Oversee the setup of new grant accounts, budgets, and processes to ensure accurate tracking and compliance from the start.
  • Regularly review grant expenditures to ensure they align with approved budgets and federal regulations.
  • Prepare and submit financial reports and documentation as required by federal agencies, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Stay current with federal grant regulations and guidelines to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Facilitate internal and external audits of grant-funded activities, providing necessary documentation and support to auditors.
  • Manage the closeout process for completed grants, ensuring all financial and programmatic requirements are met.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for federal agencies and other external stakeholders regarding grant-related matters.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in grant administration or accounting at the federal level
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field OR at least related experience in grant administration
  • Strong understanding of federal grant regulations, compliance requirements, and cost principles
  • Proficiency in financial management and accounting software, such as QuickBooks and Excel.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with federal grant management systems and working with federal agencies
  • Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) or similar certification preferred

Advent Talent Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Advent Talent Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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