The Senior Financial Analyst for Grants Administration and Compliance is a key member of the Controller’s Office and serves as the financial liaison between the Controller’s Office and the grants administration team at the College. The Senior Financial Analyst demonstrates knowledge of the Federal Uniform Guidance Act in order to provide financial oversight to faculty and academic administrators at all stages of the grant process. The position is highly visible and dynamic requiring excellent communication and time management skills. Applicants should have the demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment. The Senior Financial Analyst also maintains grant accounting in the general ledger, processes federal drawdowns, identifies internal control issues and works closely with external auditors on the audit of federal expenses under Uniform Guidance.
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.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in accounting or finance. 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.
A minimum of 3 years’ accounting experience is required; public accounting or commensurate experience preferred. Experience with grants management and/or work in a non-profit setting is highly desirable.
About Bowdoin College
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.