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Kforce Lead Grants Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Lead Grants Analyst in Saint Louis, MO.Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes accounting records to determine financial resources required to implement program and submits recommendations for budget allocations

  • Reviews operating, federal and/or grant budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs

  • Analyzes costs in relation to services performed during previous fiscal years to prepare comparative analyses of operating programs

  • Recommends approval or disapproval of requests for funds

  • Advises administrators/staff on cost analysis and fiscal allocations

  • Correlates appropriations for specific programs with appropriations for divisional programs/activities and includes items for emergency or contingency funds

  • Directs preparation of regular and special budget reports to interpret budget directives and to establish policies for carrying out directives

  • Consults with department heads to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with program changes to facilitate long-term planning

  • Directs compilation of data based on statistical studies and analyses of past and current years to prepare budgets

  • Provides supporting documentation regarding proposed budgets to fund-granting authorities to clarify reports and gain support for estimated budget needs

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field, required

  • 3 years' experience in finance, budgeting, capital planning or related

  • Grants analysis and management experience preferred, but not required

  • Familiarity with fund accounting practices and standards

  • Ability to utilize computer software proficiently (spreadsheets expertly)

  • Advanced Excel required - pivots, vlookups are a must

  • Experience with SAP preferred, not required

  • Experience with BusinessPlus

  • Demonstrated proficiency performing data analysis to support business decisions

  • Ability to make financial presentations and effectively communicate complex messages in a logical and concise manner

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with prompt and timely follow up

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours