Assistant Director, Grants and Contracts


Salary Range:$100,000.00 To 100,000.00 Annually 

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 50 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field. 

BronxWorks is hiring two (2) Assistant Director’s for the Grants and Contracts Department 


  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Grants & Contracts to support pre-and post-award grant activities
  • Supervise a team of grants accountants, providing coaching, mentoring, training, and guidance on claims process and requirements
  • Reviews and verifies accurate billing and revenue are entered in both the billing and accounting systems
  • Provides financial oversight for funds related to grant projects.
  • Follows up with funders on outstanding invoices to ensure timely reimbursement on claims
  • Ensures cash optimization and accounts receivable reduction activity is functioning to the fullest capacity
  • Assists to ensure schedules are completed for monthly and quarterly billing and revenue reconciliations
  • Assists with Agency audit and prepare audit documentation and requirement for individual funder audit
  • Coordinates meetings with program leadership to discuss status of budgets vs actual and action planning
  • Acts as a liaison with internal and external business partners and departments; effective at driving change and managing cross functional relationships to achieve desired results
  • Works with funders to troubleshoot and solve issues with reimbursement claims and disallowances
  • Assumes all financial responsibilities of the staff in their absence or when there are challenges in meeting deadlines
  • Train program staff on the proper coding of expenditures
  • Provide monthly updates to cash flow analysis for contracts being managed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree – at least 6 years related experience in nonprofit accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree – at least 7 years related experience in nonprofit accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial planning and analysis
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within time constraints, manage multiple tasks at the same time and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Accounting Software Intacct/Nexonia is a plus


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact