The Nature Conservancy Grants Specialist (Location Negotiable) in Colombia


Bogotá, Colombia / Lima, Perú / Location Negotiable

COL01 / PER02


The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.


The Grants Specialist provides specialized finance/accounting-related services to the NASCA business unit division of the Grants Services Network.


The Grants Specialist provides specialized services in financial management and reporting; accounting; public grants administration, management and reporting; or similar financial activities for a department or business unit. S/he has a high level of expertise in his/her area(s) of specialization. S/he administers and maintains finance/accounting activities in accordance with TNC policies and procedures and best practices in financial management. S/he responds to moderately complex employee/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of the subject area.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and 3 years' related experience or equivalent combination.

  • Experience with accounting/financial issues and analysis.

  • Experience using accounting and financial reporting systems.

  • Technical experience with spreadsheet programs, general ledger reports and financial management tools.

  • Experience with GAAP and fund accounting principles, practices and regulations.


  • Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data. Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

  • Non-profit accounting experience.

  • May require technical expertise on complex accounting/financial issues.

  • Public grants accounting experience may be preferred or required.

  • Experience working with donors such as: U.S. Federal Government, World Bank, GIZ, IDB, BMUB, and local Government agencies.

  • This position requires fluency in English and Spanish.


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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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Job Title: Grants Specialist (Location Negotiable)

Location: Colombia

Job ID: 45434

Regular/Temporary: Regular