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Grants Management/ Financial Management Sr. Consultant

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Grants Management/ Financial Management Sr. Consultant

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City: Washington, District of Columbia, US United States

Position ID: J0621-1436

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a senior grants management resource with experience to support grants management, grants process, regulation and system understanding, and financial reporting activities at a large federal government agency in multiple capacities. Candidate will join a team of systems and financial management specialists to provide operations and maintenance and systems accounting support. The client has a new grants system and still operates some grants in the legacy environment. As a subject matter expert, candidate will be responsible for leading and providing quality and timely grants related reporting, supporting grants management operations and financial and services, and enhancing grants internal controls.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a subject matter expert, the individual will provide support in a variety of grants management, grants operations, policy and financial reporting tasks to meet user needs and support production operations to support the client’s financial assistance operations using the financial and grants related systems. This may include:

  1. Support development of and assessment of grant expenditure accruals quarterly. This consists of large volumes of grants with complex calculations utilizing an MS Access developed approach.

  2. Create and generate draft grant accrual accounting entries

  3. Review and forecast trends in the grants portfolio and be able to translate changing accounting treatments into programming changes in the MS Access application.

  4. Support a post quarterly look-back process to gauge the accuracy of the most recent estimates and develop adjustments as necessary.

  5. Extract from the enterprise accounting system extracts to support collection of systems data inputs, aggregate data appropriately, reconcile information to the general ledger and format the output for integration into the financial processes.

  6. Verify the accuracy of financial statement advance and expense reporting related to recipient communities allowed to request funds at the onset of project work (Advance Drawdown Liquidation)

  7. Support the maintenance and enhancement of a financial statement preparation tool that is based on 95% financial-assistance based agency within the Department.

  8. Support the maintenance and enhancement of a grant excess cash position monitoring tool to perform Excess Cash analysis, utilizing SF-425 Federal Financial Report (FFR) data and Treasury ASAP drawdowns.

  9. Support the Department’s recipient community with general Treasury ASAP system issues, enrollment, account creation/maintenance, authorization, and disbursement activities.

  10. Must have experience in Grants Reporting and Analysis for analyzing and predicting grantee spending patterns. (Knowledge of SF-425 - and the ability to use the FFR to analyze spending patterns and cycles is a differentiator).

  11. Reconcile grant and non-grant subsidiary ledger data to the underlying USSGL accounts

  12. Produce financial statement audit Prepared By Client (PBC) reports on general ledger reconciled data and grant management data.

  13. Support the use of workflow automation using Office 365 tools. Allowing the financial accountant to benefit from consistent and predictable recurring processes.

  14. Combine data from the current financial system solution and the legacy grants system.

  15. Generate validated monthly DATA Act files from the financial system and understand the statutory requirements behind their preparation; implement updates and controls over time of the accuracy of the grant and non-grant data.

  16. Possess experience with an enterprise grants management system that encompass end-to-end grants lifecycle activities.

  17. Reconcile transactions across the grants management system, grant payment system (ASAP) and the Department’s financial system.

  18. Develop and maintain an electronic dashboard to track the various stages of a grant.

  19. Assist in the development of various process enhancements and techniques to take advantage of the new system.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Demonstrated knowledge of federal accounting, grants accounting and reporting.

• Significant experience in grants management, grants life-cycle, grants policy and regulations, and related financial reporting at a large federal agency.

• Significant experience and comfort facilitating meetings, working sessions, and client engagement.

• Strong analytic skills; experience analyzing data from financial and grants systems.

• Strong writing skills and prior experience developing agendas, minutes, presentations, and briefing materials.

Must be US Citizen able to obtain and maintain DOJ clearance


Prior experience with Momentum

• Knowledge of SF-425 - Federal Financial Report (FFR)

• Prior experience with MS Access

• Prior experience with grants enterprise systems, and external federal systems (Treasury’s ASAP)

• Security Clearance

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