Grants Finance Manager

New York, United States Full-time

Location: New York City
Critical Requirement: English fluency, basic French
Term: Contract to start
Anticipated start: January 2018

About myAgro

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. myAgro has pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and training and increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. myAgro’s North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder here. 

About Grants Finance Manager role

The Grants Finance Manager role is a career-track position focused on supporting the CFO and development teams on financial tracking, reporting, and budget development for myAgro’s financial supporters. This role is to be based in New York City with regular travel to other locations as needed. The position reports directly to the CFO.


  • Perform grant-related post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, salary allocations, reconciliations, budget revisions, and grant closeout functions.
  • Manage monthly allocations of staff and other expenses to multiple projects across several countries.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports to donors as required, as well as for internal management purposes.
  • Work with the CFO on cash flow forecasts for programs.
  • Prepare and distribute periodic invoices for project reimbursement.
  • Work with development team and appropriate country office staff in the development of forecasts, budgets, and budget revisions for projects.
  • Communicate monthly financial results with appropriate staff, informing them of financial position of the project.
  • Ensure compliance of grants with donor rules and regulations.
  • Train and provide ongoing technical assistance to field office finance staff and program partners on best practices for financial management systems in order to increase capacity.
  • Support field teams in preparation for, and during, audits – travel to sites when needed.
  • Support teams in donor due diligence visits and travel to sites when needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 years of professional work experience in a finance or accounting role
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with international donors
  • Budget development and management experience
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • English proficiency; Basic French
  • Passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro

Preferred Skills and Qualities:

  • VBA or other computer programming
  • Exceptional and creative problem solving skills
  • Experience with cloud-based accounting systems
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, startup environment


myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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