Cost Specialist – Business Development at Near East Foundation in Syracuse, NY, USA (Apply Now!)

Near East Foundation

Cost Specialist – Business Development at Near East Foundation in Syracuse, NY, USA (Apply Now!)

Job Type: Full-time
Job Category: Donor Relations/Grants Management
Hiring Organization: Near East Foundation
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field (advanced degree preferred)
Experience: 3-4 years
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Location: Syracuse, NY, USA

Overview:

Near East Foundation (NEF) is seeking a Cost Specialist to join its Business Development team in Syracuse, New York. The selected candidate will be responsible for preparing cost proposals and supporting documents in compliance with solicitation requirements, ensuring effective budgeting and financial analysis for NEF’s new business efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate and compliant cost proposals and supporting documents.
  • Collaborate with proposal teams to provide cost advice and negotiate budgetary items.
  • Review proposal budgets to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
  • Refine budget templates and narratives to enhance proposal quality and competitiveness.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in cost and pricing processes.
  • Ensure forward-looking costs and staffing are included in proposal budgets.
  • Uphold NEF’s core values of localization, respect, inclusion, and integrity.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field (advanced degree preferred).
  • 3-4 years of experience in budgeting, financial analysis, or cost proposal development in the international development sector.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, budgeting processes, and cost analysis techniques.
  • Familiarity with donor regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Proficiency in budgeting software, Microsoft Excel, and other financial management tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply:

NEF will accept applications until the position is filled, with a review starting on April 15, 2024. Interested candidates should apply through the Near East Foundation careers page here. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of references.

Benefits:

NEF offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation days, medical, dental, and vision coverage, retirement plans, paid family leave, and more. NEF promotes Equal Employment Opportunities and encourages women candidates to apply.

To apply for this job please visit neareast.bamboohr.com.

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