Director of Contracts

Manhattan, NY

Post Date: 03/01/2018 Job ID: 4626 Department: Admin/Operations

Title: Director of Contracts

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Administrative / Operation

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Director of Contracts for a financial management company that provides outsourced finance and accounting services to nonprofit organizations. The Director of Contracts will lead the improvement and development of systems used for the financial administration of government contracts and other restricted grants.  The Director of Contracts will assist with the development of systems.  Using these systems, the Director of Contracts ensures accounting and administration of funding is timely, accurate, and compliant with funder and government regulations.

  • Owns process improvement initiatives related to contract and grant tracking and administration and audit
  • Identifies and manages approval and execution of process improvement initiatives
  • Track all client contracts and restricted grants and expended as per funder guidelines and regulations
  • Develop, maintain quality control and audit processes to ensure contracts are administered
  • Monitor contract deliverable scheduling and completion to ensure deadlines are maintained
  • Responsible for staff training related to contract and grant regulations, accounting and budgeting processes. The Director will ensure that staff is knowledgeable of all regulations related to contract and grants administration, as well as, business practices and systems used in managing these funding streams.
  • Develop and maintain orientation curriculum for new staff. Review and provide input to off-shore staff
  • Provide input to Client Managers on appropriate staffing for their client’s contract function, including back up and job development
  • Provide recommendations to Portfolio Managers on short term resource needs for peak close out/audit activities
  • Supervise off-shore contracts support staff; keep them informed, inspired, and though remote, ensure they are part of the team

Education Requirements:

  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, operations engineering, or a related field required. MBA preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • 7 or more years of business process management in accounting, audit, finance or contract/grant management fields or related experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Management skills
  • Work process automation and quality control or internal audit skills highly valued.
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