Over one hundred years ago, the Jewish community founded HIAS
(originally the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) in New York City, the
immigrant gateway to America. Supporting Jews fleeing persecution
and poverty in Eastern Europe, our founders were guided by the
traditions, texts, and history of the Jewish people a history of
oppression, displacement, and diaspora. HIAS has since helped
generations of Jews facing violence because of who they were, and
HIAS remains committed to helping Jewish refugees anywhere in the
world. Today, our clients at HIAS come from diverse faiths,
ethnicities, and backgrounds, as do our staff. We bring our
experience, history, and values to our work across five continents,
ensuring that refugees today receive the vital services and
opportunities they need to thrive.
HIAS is a learning community, committed to diversity and
inclusion. We do our work with integrity, accountability,
transparency, and a commitment to the highest ethical standards. We
seek employees from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to
join our teams located in the United States and across the globe.
People who identify as BIPOC, people with disabilities, people from
the LGBTQ+ community, and people with lived experiences of forced
displacement or immigration are all encouraged to apply. We are
committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects our vision,
mission, and values.
HIAS stands for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety,
Drawing on our Jewish values and history, HIAS provides vital
services to refugees and asylum seekers around the world and
advocates for their fundamental rights so they can rebuild their
Welcome Acogimiento Hospitalit Hachnasat Orchim
We Welcome the Stranger
Justice Justicia Justice Tzedek
We Pursue Justice
Empathy Empata Empathie Chesed
We Approach our Clients with Empathy
Partnership Compaerismo Coopration Chevruta
We Believe in Changing the World through Partnership
Courage Coraje Courage Ometz
We Act with Courage to Build a Better World
Resilience Resiliencia Rsilience Ruach
We Adapt and Thrive, Continuously Demonstrating our
HIAS seeks a Budget & Fiscal Compliance Associate, US to support
U.S. programs from the HQ office, with responsibility for the
budget, as well as planning, tracking and monitoring of funding,
- Manages reporting, compliance and recognition of U.S. program
grants for assigned portfolio.
- Partners with accounting to ensure indirect costs are correctly
charged to awards and prepares monthly grant budget-to-actual
- Liaises with program and development staff to ensure restricted
funds are used in accordance with donor intentions or appropriate
modifications are requested.
- Helps ensure that fiscal requirements for grants and contracts
are identified, realized and monitored through regular monitoring
- Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports for
- Maintains a working knowledge of laws, regulations, policy, and
other requirements that affect grants management, in particular
federal grant requirements.
- Reviews coding of expenses against restricted grants to ensure
- Assists with the maintenance and analysis of staff
- Works with program managers to track and manage their budget
and grant spending.
- Works closely with U.S. programs and the Budget & Fiscal
Compliance team to assist affiliates on all financial agreements,
monitoring and reporting, including creation of financial reporting
workbooks for affiliates.
- Assists in the compilation and drafting of annual operating and
- Prepares and performs monthly budget-to-actual analysis, and
conducts quarterly forecast reviews with program managers.
Communicates results of reviews and analyses to finance
- Helps compare programmatic planning with funding restrictions
to provide realistic financial and budgetary outlook.
- Works with the HQ program team to compile U.S. program proposal
- Helps ensure timeliness and accuracy of budgets.
- Assists with the annual HIAS budgeting process.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
- Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance,
Accounting, International Affairs or a related field.
- A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience required, with
experience in analysis and interpretation of budgets and grants
- Experience working with a domestic or international nonprofit
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to problem solve
required; the ability to communicate financial information to
non-financial staff is also required.
- Ability to effectively multi-task is required; also must be
detail-oriented and able to see both the big picture, as well as
the smallest details.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Intermediate level or higher Microsoft Excel skills
SAMPLE HIRING PROCESS:
We are committed to a fair and respectful hiring process, and we
do our absolute best to respond to every applicant. We prioritize
communication and transparency with all candidates, even those who
are not moving forward. Heres a snapshot of our hiring process:
Step 1: Submit your application!
Step 2: Phone screen with a HIAS recruiter.
Step 3: Video interview with the hiring manager.
Step 4: Video interview with a panel of HIAS employees.
Step 5: Online reference check with SkillSurvey.
Step 6: Offer and background check with Shield Screening.
Step 7: Start your professional journey with HIAS!
Note: Some of our hiring processes may vary, and not all
candidates will advance to each step.
HIAS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an
equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will be
considered for employment without regard to race, color, national
origin, ethnic background, ancestry, citizenship status, religious
creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability,
mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital
status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial
status, pregnancy, childbirth, military status, protected veteran
status, political orientation, or other legally protected
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