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Finance & Grants Manager



The District of Columbia Hospital Association has, for 40 years, worked to advance the missions of the hospitals and health systems of the District of Columbia by promoting policies and initiatives that strengthen the system of care, preserve access and promote better health outcomes for the patients and communities they serve. The role of the Finance and Grants Manger is to foster the work of the Association and the Association’s members through management fiscal activities associated with grant programs and operational systems.


The Finance & Grants Manager will achieve success by:

  • Working with the Association’s team and leaders in the day the day fiscal accountability needs for all grant programs.
  • Ability to work independently keeping tasks on schedule and meeting monthly due dates for each grants program.
  • Develop a proactive process for tracking grant programs and identifying areas of improvements.
  • The ability to adapt to process changes as needed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to be detail-oriented and serve a fiscal quality assurance for grants and fiscal operations.


Grants Management

  • Managing and supporting the grants requirement and implementation for the Association.
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
  • Assist with preparing fiscal documents for new and existing grant programs.
  • Working with the divisions to ensure grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs.
  • Keep the staff informed on upcoming deadlines and deliverables, ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities.
  • Working under the AVP Finance, in invoicing, accounting, reporting, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant processes.
  • Provide detailed reports to the funders and the Board of Directors with respect to the organization's progress.
  • Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs.
  • Maintain records of all payments and receivables and prepare monthly records for all grant related activities.

Fiscal Operations

  • Assist with financial data entry and general bookkeeping.
  • Manage data, records, and reports by checking for errors and verifying accuracy of information.
  • Prepare receipts, vouchers, and invoices as needed.
  • Assist in preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • Assist with updating and maintain financial records.
  • Prepare spreadsheets for data entry, including budgets, and accounting information.
  • Take direction from and report to the AVP of Finance and Administration.
  • Independently prioritize daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Assist with audits as necessary.
  • Adhere to current accounting/finance laws and regulations.


Project Management

  • Coordinate with assigned project team members to develop workplans, project timelines, and fiscal deliverables.
  • Monitor workplans and timelines to develop interventions necessary to facilitate adherence to project deliverables.
  • Assess the status of adoption, describe barriers to adoption, and develop measures to overcome barriers for assigned grant initiatives and collaboratives.
  • Provide administrative support and engagement including agenda setting, planning, and associated communications.
  • Provide staff liaison support, and coordination of activities for assigned projects.
  • Develop relationships to enable successful execution and completion of assigned projects.
  • Assist other professional staff in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities to enable achievement of project goals.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Master’s degree preferred in healthcare finance, grants management, or business administration. Bachelor’s degree required in a related field with at least two years grants management or finance experience.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to coordinate basic project tasks.
  • Ability to facilitate large and small meetings to achieve results.
  • Basic understanding grants management.
  • Entry to immediate level of financial and accounting principles
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills.
  • Strong skills in collaboration.
  • Strong sense of personal and professional integrity.


The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is typically performed in an office environment, with a moderate noise level. The position requires working in an office environment with the usual office equipment, including copiers, fax machines, and computers. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear on the telephone and in person with individuals and groups. The incumbent may carry materials/equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. on occasion. The incumbent is required to read and respond to documents in hard copy and electronic form. The position requires occasional travel to member facilities and meetings requiring transportation.

Please apply below by sending cover letter and resume.

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