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Head of Finance and Administration

Posted by
Horizon Initiative
|
Lancaster, PA
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Published 16 days ago

FUNCTION

Oversight of all accounting, procurement, budget and human resource functions in the

United States, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and in

collaboration with Canada affiliate.


The Head of Finance and Administration will build and lead a team of professionals

to service the organization through financial management, reporting, human resources

administration and contract management. He/she will develop and implement

processes and procedures for both domestic and international regions related to

finance, human resources and contract management. The Head of Finance and

Administration will oversee the collection and maintenance of financial

information in the various systems and will be responsible for all internal and

external reporting of financial information. The Head of Finance and

Administration will utilize accurate financial reporting and analytics to

assist the executive team with strategic planning and evaluation. He/she will

ensure compliance with all applicable finance and human resource related laws

and regulations. This position will work with different teams across Corporate and the field

including programs and partners.


ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS: 

Detail-oriented and comfortable both building out and enforcing processes and procedures for

financial and administrative functions.  Great analytical skills in budget development and financial management.  Ability to identify discrepancies in administrative functions and problem-solve in a prompt manner.  Ability to hold oneself and staff accountable to agreed upon processes and procedures. High degree of ability to manage confidential and sensitive matters. 


Minimum Requirements:

a)   Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

b)    Five (5) years’ job-related experience in a managerial finance role.

c)     Proficient knowledge of accounting and financial procedures; and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Preferred Requirements:

a)    Experience with Non-Profit GAAP accounting.

b)    Knowledge of Human Resources functionalities.

c)     Experience with working with an international team.

d)    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or Master’s degree in Finance or

Accounting. 

e)    Audit experience.

Most Critical Proficiencies:

a)    Proven record of ability to produce clear financial GAAP reports.

b)    Proven ability to use analytics of financial data to drive organizational and project

level decisions from strategy to design and implementation.

c)    Proven record of ability to develop and implement organizational processes

d)    Proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple

developments and working with many teams.

e)    Experience in using Quickbooks Online

f)      Advanced excel knowledge

g)    Excellent presentation skills to internal and external audiences

h)    Fluency in English required and ability to travel to field sites.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:

a)    Constant

face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues and the

public.

b)    May require constant sitting and moving, working at a computer for extended

periods.

c)    Ability to assign and review the work of team members, as well as motivate and engage

them.

d)    Willingness and ability to work outside of normal business hours on an occasional basis as

teams are in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the US.

e)    Ability to work with sensitive information and to maintain confidentiality.

f)      Ability to work in a culturally diverse and global setting.



 

FUNCTION

Oversight of all accounting, procurement, budget and human resource functions in the

United States, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and in

collaboration with Canada affiliate.


The Head of Finance and Administration…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 20, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $80,000 - USD $120,000
/ year

Benefits

Some benefits are education reimbursements, health benefits, flexibility work-life balance, and 401k benefits.

Some benefits are education reimbursements, health benefits, flexibility work-life balance, and 401k benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English

Fluent in English

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
206b W James St, Lancaster, PA 17603, USA

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