The American College of Nurse-Midwives is seeking an innovative, out of the box thinker to help grow its Global and Domestic Development (GDD) Department and contribute to the success of the organization by advancing the ACNM strategic plan and priorities.
The incumbent shall provide support for day-to-day grants operations including programmatic and financial reporting. The successful candidate will help create the grants pipeline, seek grant funding opportunities and work internally to increase efficiency at all levels of grants operations.
ACNM seeks someone who is willing to learn and understand the midwifery profession and who is passionate about patient care. This position is for candidates who thrive through challenges, have a quick learning curve, and excellent interpersonal skills to ensure smooth working relationships. The successful candidate is flexible, adapts well to change and has a desire to grow within the organization.
The candidate will have a systems approach to problem solving with an ability to connect the dots and operationalize ACNM’s vision, mission and objectives. If you think you are the person described above, please apply!
___Close Supervision- The incumbent is assigned duties according to specified procedures and receives detailed instructions. Work is checked frequently.
__x_ Supervision- The incumbent performs a variety of routine work within established policies and procedures and receives detailed instructions on new projects and assignments.
_ General supervision- The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments.
__ Direction: The incumbent establishes methods and procures for attaining specific goals and objectives, and receives guidance in terms of broad goals. Only the final results of work are typically reviewed.
___ General Direction: The incumbent exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
No supervisory responsibilities
Essential Job Duties
Update and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures which conforms to the Uniform Grant Guidance for all federal grants and the current Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP) for all private grants.
Prepare and review grant budgets and proposal content for submission. This will entail working closely with the Director of Global and Domestic Development, (GDD) Midwifery Practice and Education (MPE) Department and the ACNM Foundation.
Collaborate with to create compelling grant proposals and funding requests
Coordinate with relevant staff in order to solicit timely and appropriate input/review of grant proposals prior to submission deadlines
Prepare grant reports for prime recipients and granting agencies that meet the requirements set forth in each of the grant agreements. Reporting is required monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, or annually depending on the grant.
Prepare internal grant financial analysis that compares actual results to both the calendar and grant budget periods for each of ACNM's grants on a monthly basis. Review these analyses with the applicable program managers and Director of Midwifery Practice and Education.
Review monthly effort reporting and timekeeping charges applied to the federal awards and notify the Director of Global and Domestic Development of trends and opportunities.
Ensure all monthly effort reporting as captured through the timekeeping system is properly reflected within ACNM’s accounting system.
Prepare analysis of ACNM’s use of grant funding at an entity-wide level to ensure that the organization is utilizing grant funds effectively and is not improperly under or over funded. Review these analyses with the Director of Global and Domestic Development.
Prepare invoices for all federal and provide grants, ensuring the financial data reconciles to ACNM’s accounting system prior to sending the invoices to the relevant grantors.
Ensure that ACNM is meeting all Uniform Guidance and grant compliance requirements and manage the annual Uniform Guidance external audit. This will include preparing all grant-related schedules for the annual financial statement and Uniform Guidance audits.
Create the journal entries to record the various grant transactions through the general ledger.
If applicable, perform all required subrecipient monitoring including conducting pre-award risk assessments and performing post-award monitoring activities for all subrecipients.
Support global and domestic development business development needs as identified by the Director of Global and Domestic Development.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in life sciences, health administration, accounting or relevant field required.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Uniform Guidance principles and a track record that includes Federal award rules and regulations, cost tracking, and audit processes is required.
Relevant work experience of 3 years is required.
Experience working in non-profit organizations is preferred.
Excellent proficiency in Excel is required with the ability to create and maintain complex spreadsheets
Ability to design and prepare clear and effective grant financial reports
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required
Have excellent writing and presentation skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to manage multiple assignments, take charge and move projects forward
Ability to work well under pressure with a positive attitude, manage competing priorities and deadlines, manage processes, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
Ability to listen, communicate effectively (written and verbal) and interact with members with tact, diplomacy, and poise
Ability to receive instruction from supervisor and prioritize responsibilities and time as required.
Ability to work under direct supervision and follow standard procedures to accomplish assigned tasks
Availability for occasional overnight travel to attend meetings and provide on-site assistance; estimated at between 5-10%.
Organizational Norms/Core Values
Respect – Works collaboratively to develop positive relationships and treats staff, volunteers, and stakeholders in a manner that promotes fairness, inclusivity, teamwork, and the accomplishment of ACNM’s strategic goals.
Customer Service Focus – Proactive, professional, and responsive to meeting the service expectations of all customers; both internal and external to ACNM.
Teamwork – Leverages knowledge across the organization and diversity to enhance the work of ACNM and works collaboratively to develop positive relationships with staff, volunteers, members, and other stakeholders to achieve the shared ACNM goals.
Transparency – Engages in openness, communication and accountability of ACNM business processes and decisions.
Accountability –Displays honesty and truthfulness, confronts problems quickly, and displays strong commitment to the success of the ACNM including a willingness to accept full responsibility in meeting ACNM’s core values and work performance expectations.
The incumbent is able to sit for prolonged periods; communicate with individuals by telephone, e-mail and face-to-face; work at a computer for prolonged periods; travel on occasion.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecological and reproductive health.