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Remote grants officer job posting

Sebastian Hahn authored on16/11/2016 19:21:04
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-#include "head.wmi" TITLE="Tor Project: Jobs (Controller)" CHARSET="UTF-8"
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-    <a href="<page index>">Home &raquo; </a>
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-    <a href="<page about/overview>">About &raquo; </a>
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-    <a href="<page about/jobs>">Jobs</a>
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-<h1>Internet Freedom Nonprofit Seeks Experienced Chief Financial and Grants Officer</h1>
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-<h2>(Posted August 29, 2016)</h2>
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-<p>The Tor Project, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in
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-Seattle that provides the technical infrastructure for privacy
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-protection over the Internet. With paid staff and contractors of around
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-25 technologists and operational support people, plus many volunteers
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-all over the world who contribute to our work, the Tor Project is funded
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-in part by government grants and contracts, as well as by individual,
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-foundation, and corporate donations. Our mission statement: “To advance
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-human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open
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-anonymity and privacy technologies, supporting their unrestricted
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-availability and use, and furthering their scientific and popular
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-understanding.”</p>
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-<p>We are currently seeking an Experienced Chief Financial and Grants
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-Officer. This new, senior level position will report directly to the
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-Executive Director and will manage the offsite Accounting Manager.
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-</p>
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-<h2 id="major-responsibilities-and-duties">The Chief Financial and
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-Grants Officer will serve as the Tor Project's senior grants officer.
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-Grant-related tasks include, but are not limited to:</h2>
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-<ul>
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-<li>Oversee grants and contracts to ensure compliance with funder
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-requirements and progress toward annual goals.</li>
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-<li>Maintain positive relationships & communications with applicable
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-government agencies.</li>
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-<li>reate an interactive database of all grants and contracts in
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-order to monitor and track them.</li>
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-<li>Manage invoicing and billing of federal contracts to ensure full
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-payment is received.</li>
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-<li>Communicate the status of grant activities and progress toward
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-objectives to stakeholders.</li>
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-<li>Maintain files and documentation for our federal grants and
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-contracts to ensure accuracy and compliance.</li>
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-</ul>
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-<h2 id="required-knowledge-skills-abilities">In addition, the Chief
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-Financial and Grants Officer will serve as the Tor Project's senior
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-finance officer. Finance-related tasks for this position include, but
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-are not limited to:
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-</h2>
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-<ul>
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-<li>Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending
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-policies and procedures; review and upgrade as needed to ensure accuracy
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-in accounting activities and compliance with any regulatory
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-changes.</li>
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-<li>Monitor and project cash flow.</li>
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-<li>Provide oversight to ensure accounts payable and receivables are
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-coded and prepared correctly.</li>
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-<li>Work with outside auditors and CPA firm to furnish requisite data
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-to ensure timely completion of annual audits and tax filings.</li>
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-<li>Work closely with the Executive Director to prepare budgets and
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-financial reports.</li>
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-<li>Track expenditures and income of various programs to ensure
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-financial sustainability.</li>
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-</ul>
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-<h2 id="education-and-work-experience-requirements"> The person we seek
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-should have the following qualities, skills, and abilities:</h2>
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-<ul>
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-<li>5+ years of experience with federal grants and contract
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-acquisition and management</li>
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-<li>5+ years of experience overseeing a nonprofit organization's
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-accounting function; other relevant experience may substitute for a
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-portion of this required experience</li>
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-<li>Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a closely
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-related field is ideal but not required; advanced graduate degree in one
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-of the above fields is preferred; CPA license a plus</li>
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-<li>Working knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with
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-U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Subpart F, of the new
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-Uniform Grant Guidance (formerly OMB Circular A-133) and appropriate
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-Code of Federal Regulations</li>
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-<li>Knowledge of the grants management software landscape, and
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-advanced skill and experience with at least one grants management
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-software package</li>
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-<li>Advanced skill and experience using QuickBooks, Sage (Peachtree),
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-or some other organizational accounting program</li>
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-<li>Alignment with Tor Project’s mission and a passion for privacy
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-and encryption technology preferred</li>
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-<li>Experience with FOSS (free/open-source software) preferred</li>
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-<li>Proficient understanding of and ability to use technology;
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-willingness and ability to learn and use new technologies</li>
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-<li>Hard working and highly organized with superior attention to
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-detail</li>
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-</ul>
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-<p>The Tor Project's workforce is smart, passionate, and dedicated.
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-Experience working with open source communities and/or a commitment to
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-Internet civil liberties are added pluses for any candidate applying for
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-this position.</p>
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-<p>Flexible salary, depending on experience. The Tor Project has a
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-competitive benefits package, including a generous PTO policy; 14 paid
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-holidays per year (including the week between Christmas and New Year's,
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-when the office is closed); health, vision, dental, disability, and life
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-insurance paid in full for employee; flexible work schedule; and
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-occasional travel opportunities. The Tor Project, Inc., is an equal
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-opportunity, affirmative action employer.</p>
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-<p>This is a full-time position based in our sunny office in Pioneer
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-Square. To apply, send a cover letter and your resume to
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-hr@torproject.org with “Chief Financial and Grants Officer” in the
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-subject line. Inquiries about whether this job can be done remotely or
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-part-time will not be answered. No phone calls please!</p>
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 <p>Specifically, we're looking for the following people currently:
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 <ul>
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-<li><a href="<page about/jobs-grants-officer>">Chief Financial and Grants Officer</a></li>
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 <li><a href="<page about/jobs-ooni-ux-designer>">UX Designer - OONI</a></li>
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 #<li><a href="<page about/jobs-editor>">Writer/Editor</a></li>
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 #<li><a href="<page about/jobs-admin-assistant>">Administrative Assistant</a></li>