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Colorado Access to Justice Commission seeks Project Finance Manager

Deadline to apply: October 23, 2023

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Project Finance Manager is a 0.2 FTE independent contractor position. The Project Finance Manager will help the Commission with the financial operations of a two-year federal grant to drive legal resources to Colorado’s rural legal deserts.  This is a fully remote position, limited to two years. 

Salary range: $1,000-$1,333 per month depending on experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ATJC Rural Legal Deserts Project

  • Oversee and monitor grant budget and spending status.

  • Ensure requirements for monitoring and financial reporting are met for federally funded grant programs as required by 2 CFR Part 200.

  • Work with the ATJC Executive Director to manage grant budget.

  • Work with the ATJC Executive Director to initiate requests and provide information for budget revisions or amendment requests.

  • Monitor and maintain accurate financial records of flow of cash or other resources.

  • Prepare, complete, submit, and ensure accuracy and timeliness of all financial and close-out reports.

  • Review financial reports prepared by the ATJC Executive Director and accountants.

  • Review financial transactions allocated to grant awards to ensure reasonableness, consistent treatment, and availability of funds.

  • Analyze and monitor project’s fund and cash balances to keep project team informed of status.

  •  financial documents, reports, or budgets.

  • Manage payment and reimbursement to project contractors, vendors, and consultants.

  • Provide oral and written financial reports to the ATJC Executive Director, Executive Committee, and Access to Justice Commission.

  • Confer with project contractors to identify and resolve problems.

  • Monitor costs incurred by project contractors, vendors, and consultants.

  • Work with staff to ensure timely and accurate processing of payables, deposits, and billing.

  • Monitor compliance with federal regulations and spending of subcontracted agencies to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and reporting requirements.

  • Review subcontracted agencies’ financial reports and oversee and track payments to subcontracted agencies.

  • Identify additional grant opportunities for ongoing project needs.

  • Work with the ATJC Executive Director to prepare and submit grant applications.



Required: BA/BS degree in business administration, nonprofit financial management, economics, public administration, or accounting.


  • Five or more years of experience managing grants and nonprofit finances preferred.

  • Working knowledge of relevant regulations and requirements to meet government and grantee regulations for grant financial activities, including the Code of Federal Regulations / OMB Uniform Guidance.

  • Sophisticated understanding of nonprofit and federal grant accounting and management strongly preferred.


  • Ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional, and departmental policies.

  • Ability to understand, analyze, and interpret financial information and complete required reports.

  • Ability to organize and complete workload on a timely basis.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in work product.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.



How to apply:

Applications should be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, resume, and list of at least three professional references, including contact information for each. 


Submit applications to:

Elisa Overall

Executive Director

Colorado Access to Justice Commission

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