Senior Financial Analyst - Grants Administration and Compliance

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Senior Financial Analyst - Grants Administration and Compliance
Posting Number S00398JP
Department Controllers Office
Job Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst – Grants Administration and Compliance is a key member of the Controller’s Office, serves as the financial liaison between the Controller’s Office and the grants administration team at the College, and supervises one employee. Primary functions of this role include: provide financial oversight to faculty and academic administrators at all stages of the grant process, ensure compliance with federal Uniform Guidance requirements, supervise Departmental Grant Administrator, and provide ad hoc support for various compliance efforts at the College. This is a highly visible, dynamic role requiring excellent interpersonal, time management and supervisory skills. Applicants should have the demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and also possess the ability to work independently.

Education/Skills Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance is required. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail is a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is necessary.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

A minimum of 3 years’ accounting experience is required; public accounting or commensurate compliance experience preferred. Experience with grants management and/or work in a non-profit setting is highly desirable.

Standard Work Days and Hours

8:30 am to 5:00 pm or as scheduled with supervisor. This is a salaried position requiring the time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Shift First Shift
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
FTE 1.00
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Salaried
Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + Credit
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No
Posting Date 01/12/2018
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. 

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter