The Senior Coordinator, Award Compliance Operations supports compliance with donor and agency requirements by ensuring accurate and timely award set up in Save the Children’s award management and financial systems. In this role, you will ensure audit-readiness by implementing data quality guidelines and supporting the management of award files. You will also support the agency’s non-traditional award portfolio, while also partnering with the team to provide support to more complex awards.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
- Designated Development Award Management (30%)Ensure records are accurately set up and modified in Save the Children’s financial system (Agresso) by working closely with the Award Data & Systems team, Resource Development, and Gift Processing to draft and/or review new and modified awards in Agresso;
- Set up new source of fund records on Save the Children’s Award Management System (AMS); distribute award startup data to relevant stakeholders and facilitate required startup conversations
- Assess award data quality within AMS & Agresso, flag issues, ensure completion of corrections, as needed; flag opportunities for training and capacity building for stakeholders
- Foregone Cost Allocation Methodology (FCAM) Management (30%)
- Work with Award Compliance Operation Focal Points to ensure that foregone CAM is calculated and applied correctly.
- Review expense data on a monthly basis against approved FCAM budgets.
- Regularly run workflows on AMS to update FCAM Sources of Funds (SOFs).
- Award Administration (20%)
- Support assigned non-award and non-traditional award portfolio;
- Review proposals, awards, modifications and other related award documents when applicable; provide feedback and identify risk factors; liaise with relevant stakeholders in Award Management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Operations, and External Financial Reporting & Accounting Policy, as necessary
- Team Support (20%)
- Administrative duties that support the ACO global and regional focal points (running workflows, reviewing agency templates for accuracy, supporting follow-up as needed).
- ACO knowledge management (maintain organization of Teams files for ACO unit, SharePoint update lead)
- High School diploma, plus at least 3 years of relevant experience
- Demonstrated experience in award management, award compliance, non-profit financial management, or data quality
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels
- Professional proficiency in spoken and written English
- Professional proficiency in MS Office suite
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging
- Knowledge of compliance requirements for key SCUS donors (USAID, Global Fund, UN, Gates Foundation, USDA, BPRM, etc.)
Why you should join the Save the Children Team…
Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.
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About Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond. As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.
Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.