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Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

As a member of the Education, Training and Youth Services Department at ABCD, the Budget Coordinator will report to, and partner with, the Business Manager and an assigned member of the ET&Y leadership team. They will be engaged in program budgeting, invoicing, and fiscal matter relative to contracts/grants with external funders, as well as analytical activities to support sound management of fiscal resources under the responsibility of the ET&Y department. 

Duties include:
  • Assist in grant writing and budget development, budget amendments, and financial closeouts on behalf of the department.
  • Engage in monthly budget to actual reviews of program budgets.
  • Work to ensure that contract and grant expenditure billings are maximized and aligned with grant outcomes and program budgets.
  • Prepare performance-based and cost-reimbursement invoices, including researching and compiling all required back-up documentation.
  • Review, in conjunction with the appropriate program director or program manager, all proposed contracts and grants for the programs to which assigned and will advise the Business Manager and program director or manager of any proposed changes to submit to the funding source to ensure successful implementation of the proposed contract or grant.
  • Prepare proposed budget modifications and justifications for review by the Business Manager and the Program Director or Program Manager to be submitted to the funding source to accommodate changes in program operations.
  • Engage in billing, accounts receivable, invoice tracking, and fiscal monitoring for contracts and grants associated with assigned programs.
  • Provide support in preparation for, and participation in, financial audits and monitoring visits.
  • Create internal financial and/or budget reports as needed.
  • Provide support and training to program staff on fiscal and budget matters.
  • Attend and participate in trainings on and off site.
  • Engage in ongoing staff development to expand professional skills.
  • Assist with other fiscal and administrative work as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in business, human services, public administration, or related field required
  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required
  • One or more years of experience in finance, accounting, budgeting data analysis, or grant management preferred, but willing to train the right person
  • Ability to troubleshoot, design, implement, and manage systems that contribute to an efficient working environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as strong attention to detail, organizational ability, planning, problem solving and time management skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred

  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays