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Office Team Leader

Burlington, New Jersey, 08016, United States
December 07, 2017

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Joe Entwistle

Grants Research & Consulting */** - Present

Grants Consultant

●Prepare foundation, corporate and government grant proposals conduct prospect research and assist in grants strategy for a variety of non-profit organizations.

NJ DOT/MVC, Trenton, NJ 8/05 - 7/11

Grants and Budget Analyst

●On premises Grants expert for all externally funded/supplemented Grants and 3rd party Co-op Projects (Pre and Post Award).

●Interfaced at all levels & accross multi-stakeholder entities to escalate priorities as needed.

●Financial Mgt. liaison to internal & interagency OIT, Agency Operations, Driver Mgt, Security & Investigations,Strategic Planning & NJ Office of Legislative Services for mandated Fiscal Notes impact analysis. A 112.5% improvement.

●Developed relationships & influenced resources not directly managed.

●Prepared financial reports on all MVC Grant activity using the NJ Automated GL Accounting System, Business Objects, Oracle, MS Office as well as various proprietary systems.

●Proactively ensure that Federal Standards of Compliance (A-133, A-87, A-122, etc.), GAAP & GAAS are met, the funding is appropriated, reimbursement applied for, received, properly recorded & reported (SF-425, SF-269, SF-270, SF-3881, etc.), & Grant close outs.

●Mined for Grant opportunities; collaborate, develop & draft proposals, budgets & negotiate final award budgets & ‘GAN’ according to the funding agency requirements.

●FPOC for & CCR, FEMA, NHTSA, FMCSA, USDOJ systems including related MOU's, Co-op Agreements, RFP's, & submitted, amended/negotiated budgets & adjustments.

●Indirect Cost Rate development, preparation, submission & negotiation.

●NJCFS, FOCUS, ORACLE, Business Objects, Crystal Rpts, MS Office, Quickbooks, Quicken, SHAREPOINT & CA sys. Acrobat Prof, Adobe Rdr, MS Project Mgr. & FMIS, DOJ, DOEd, HomeLand Security & FEMA.

●Grants Policy & Procedures research, development, drafting, editing & presentation.

●Averaged: 8 to 12 projects (at varying project life cycle stages: $7 to $15 M annually).

●Legislative, Intergovernmental Relations & Special Projects Dude/Guru. improved from inherited ave. response & resolution time of 36 days to 16 days.

●Dev/Programed IT 'CTG/CEM' multi-year tracking, budget & IT Acctg Sys solutions.

●Directly improved programmatic & operational implementation, evaluation & analysis of financial management administration & systems to ensure best practice principles.

NJ Dept. of Corrections, Trenton, NJ 12/01 - 8/05

Sr. Audit and Budget Analyst.

●Performed financial, operational, compliance, fiduciary audits, IT Security & IT Proj. Leader.

●Audit & IT Proj. Team Leader.

●Prepared audit reports, budgets, etc., Crystal Reports, Business Objects, Hyperion, FOCUS, FAR, SAGE, etc.

●Performed fiscal monitoring & Special Projects to determine eligibility for Fed., or third party reimbursement, contract awards, & compliance with applicable Federal & State Authorities.

●On Site GAAP/GAAS & Expert.

●Audit planning & program development. Financial & Operational Audits at both the Central Office & Building levels.

●Compiled data, developed findings, corrective action implementation & follow up monitoring.

●RFP, ICQ & RA development, compilation & presentations for management/staff meetings.

●Department wide A-133, A-87 & A-122, A-110, etc., P.O.C. & Audits, compliance & reporting

●Streamlined Operations (saved $1.82M) & RA by 8.25% (1st Agency to comply w. AAI stds).

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