Senior Associate, Grants and Budgets - Oceana USA

Senior Associate, Grants and Budgets

Do you want to use your accounting and financial management skills to make a difference protecting and restoring the oceans’ abundance? Oceana’s Finance department is seeking a Senior Associate, Grants and Budgets to join our grants compliance team and lead accurate, timely grant reporting to funders and senior management. Responsibilities including assigning expenses to grants, preparing grant financial reports and proposal budgets, and synthesizing financial information for senior leadership. This position is a cornerstone to Oceana’s organizational financial management and will provide essential data for strategic decision-making across the organization.

The Senior Associate, Grants and Budgets will work collaboratively with members of the Global Development Department, Finance, and campaign teams. In addition to technical savvy and impeccable attention to detail, success in the role requires exceptional interpersonal skills. Oceana’s grants compliance team values work-life balance, creative thinking, direct and regular communication, and a solutions mindset.

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, International Studies, Environmental Studies, and at least three years of relevant grant management experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring the resilience and abundance of the ocean. We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns focus on getting policy changes in countries that govern nearly one-third of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the 27 countries in the European Union.

Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect our oceans, which play a critical role in reducing the impacts of climate change, feeding a growing global population, and supporting the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities.

Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool.

Note: Oceana requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination against Covid. Accommodation for new hires who have disabilities that make the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may contact Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law.

Oceana’s US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule and staff have been required to work from their assigned office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. With agreement between the employee and their supervisor, the employee may work from home Monday and Friday. Oceana continually evaluates safety protocols and updates our practices on an ongoing basis based on the CDC community level color coding system of green, yellow and red.