Job Description


Job Title: Senior Grants Manager (Home Office)

Location: US-based Remote 

Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)

Grade: 6

Reports To: Senior Director, Government Grants and Sponsored Programs

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future.  Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.  

Position Summary:

The Senior Grant Manager will monitor and reconcile designated Statement of Financial Position accounts on a monthly basis and creating and maintain supporting schedules for those reconciliations and others as needed. Assist in the preparation of required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation of data necessary to complete Form. Create and enter Journal Entries, prepare required back up and submit for approval. Assist with all chapter finance related questions and matters and other accounting tasks and reporting as assigned. Assist with time tracking and effort reporting on grant accounts for accuracy and compliance. . This individual must have exceptional, verbal, and written communication skills to communicate effectively as well as attention to detail and ability to meet timelines.


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation of required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation of data 
  • Assist with effort tracking and time commitment  for Principal Investigators to ensure compliance with grants terms and conditions 
  • Monthly Financial reconciliation of Home Office awards to ensure expenses are recorded accurately, cost transfers completed in a timely manner and proper close out of awards 
  • Maintain required processes for compliance to Federal Grant Award requirements; review and record monthly invoices, close- out reports (Statements of Activities) and historical reports for local offices and various internal departments from automated reporting system.
  • Support the Regional Finance Directors in the planning and monitoring of Chapter budgets, preparing of various cost estimates, proposals and special projects as required  and conducting quarterly financial audit
  • Assist with pre-award activities to include reviewing funding opportunities, working with Snr Director to compile and maintain sponsored programs SOPs and other duties assigned 
  • Assist with the develop of government grants-post award policies and procedures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance and/or accounting
  • 3-5 years of working in research/grant accounting environment, non-profit accounting experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 2-3 yrs working knowledge and/or ability to become familiar with Uniform Grant Guidance as it relates to Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations, prior NIH experience 
  • 1-3 yrs experience with Workday or other automated accounting and financial reporting systems strongly preferred.
  • Skilled user of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to build internal relationships and provide training and support to deliver in chapter environment 
  • Ability to work well independently and with a team 
  • Excellent time management skills, aptitude for proper task prioritization, and a results-oriented work process 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. 

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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