Sanford Health Financial Grants and Contracts Administrator - Office of Grants and Contracts in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Financial Grants and Contracts Administrator | Office of Grants and Contracts | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Office of Grants and Contracts

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for the financial management of grants and contracts of sponsored programs for Sanford Health. Maintains knowledge of current federal rules and issues relating to grants and single audits of state, local government and nonprofit organizations. Assists in the completion of all aspects of audit reports. Serves as an enterprise-wide liaison to finance to ensure rational standards of accounting practices within Sanford Health as it pertains to grant funding. Maintains and monitors budgets for all grants. Records, tracks accounts, reconciles expenditures, prepares journal entries, monitors budget transfers and ensures accuracy of payroll. Coordinates compliance with financial grant reporting. Ability to interpret complex financial and accounting data. The Financial Grants & Contracts Administrator must be professional and demonstrate leadership ability. Must be self-directed, autonomous and work well with multiple individuals on a regular basis. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills. Work must be well documented. Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees, both orally and in writing. Demonstrates use of knowledge in making forecasts based on statistical analysis. Excellent understanding of federal rules and accounting principles and standards is required. May need to work extra hours as needed to complete the work. Occasional travel will be required.


Ensures compliance with current government and industry audit practices and requirements. Integrates GAAP into overall financial systems. Champions importance of rigor in budget managing, reporting, and explaining. Compares planned budgets vs. actual expenditures, identifies, reports, and explains variances. Participates in establishing procedures for planning, implementing and monitoring budgets. Ensures organizational budgeting practices meet regulatory requirements. Reviews and approves all major budget adjustments; negotiates and reconciles line item variances. Participates in accounting practices of classifying and recording financial data. Follows regulations for entering and reporting the financial content in major accounting systems. Generates and interprets a wide range of statistical data and reports.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred, Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA) desirable but not required. Bachelors Degree required. Area of focus in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration or related field preferred. Three years of healthcare grant or contract related experience preferred.

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At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Sales Marketing & Communications

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req25005