Finance and Grant Management Assistant

Finance and Grant Management Assistant

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI), an international affairs firm, is searching for a Finance and Grant Management Assistant. This candidate will handle invoice review and processing, as well as grant writing and reporting, for clients’ export market development programs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail and focus. Excellent written communication skills are also required. Experience with grant programs, spreadsheets, and finances is a plus. Position is located in either our downtown Seattle  or midtown Sacramento office.

Who is Bryant Christie Inc.?
BCI helps companies and industry organizations throughout the U.S. to eliminate trade barriers, develop new markets, and manage their international government affairs. The work is focused on clients in the agricultural, food, and beverage sectors. BCI offers a unique set of international services that provide strategic solutions combined with a global vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Invoice review and processing for compliance with U.S. government grant programs
  • Client and vendor communication to clarify and complete backup record
  • Assisting with contract preparation and budgeting
  • Payment recording and bank statement reconciliation
  • Reporting/report preparation on client financials
  • Audit preparation and participation
  • Preparation of grant program applications, reports
  • Other assignments as requested

What the Successful Candidate will have:


  • Detail-oriented, capable of maintaining a high level of focus, and excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications, as well as general PC and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to manage and appropriately prioritize a busy and diverse workload
  • Pride and ownership of work


  • College degree
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets, data analysis, bookkeeping
  • Previous experience or familiarity with federal or state grants and financial compliance

Perks and Benefits:
BCI encourages a healthy work/life balance and offers a range of benefits and perks including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401K with discretionary employer matching
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Bonuses/profit sharing based on company performance
  • Training to support staff development
  • Sabbaticals with stipend to be used for international travel in 10th year of service
  • Flexible work hours, telecommuting options, and time off for charitable work
  • Trivia team, weekly team events, annual overnight staff retreat, agriculture/food/beverage field trips, and more.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume. We read all applications and do not scan them, so please tell us about your capabilities without concern for keywords. Applications should be submitted to - attention Human Resources.

BCI is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital, familial or veteran status. Bryant Christie Inc. reserves the right not to fill this position if it is not satisfied with the applicant pool or if business conditions change.