Fixed-Term Program Operations Associate, Finance. New York. Posting Date: 04/06/2021. Deadline: 04/24/2021
Do you want to help make the world a better place with your superb executive administration skills? We're seeking a fixed-term Finance Operations Associate
based in New York
to provide administrative support for two to three busy executives in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Finance Department. Please note that this is a fixed-term role for 18 months.
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. We are active in more than 120 countries, making us the world's largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights.
The Finance Department is comprised of the Office of the CFO, Accounting, Budget, Grants Management, and Audit departments. We uphold the financial policies that ensure the fiscal health of the Open Society Foundations . As a Finance Operations Associate at Open Society, you will:
What we are looking for:
- Manage the CFO's complex calendar, including scheduling meetings across time zones;
- Input and monitor vendor and consultant contracts in Salesforce;
- Assist in the preparation of audit and budget materials for the Global Board and Audit Committee members;
- Help coordinate large annual conferences and retreats;
- Book travel and accommodations for the CFO and Director of Global Budget;
- Assist with ad-hoc administrative duties and projects as needed, and as assigned.
What we offer:
- At least 3 years of experience in an executive or administrative support role in a fast-paced environment;
- Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint;
- Positivity, with an ability to work independently and maintain attention to detail;
- High level of proficiency in written and spoken English, with strong writing and editing skills;
- Commitment to continuous learning and growth in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, antiracism and social justice;
- Commitment to listening and working with humility; ways of working that are respectful to all people; and that support space and voice for all diverse perspectives in our workplace.
- Ample opportunities to learn and grow, from annual professional development allowances to onsite trainings and brown bag lunches with visiting experts.
- Top-notch benefits and perksdesigned for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance. With some variability according to location, this includes generous time off, flexible work arrangements, employer-paid health insurance, generous retirement savings plan, progressive paid parental leave, reproductive and family planning support, sabbatical opportunities, and much more .
- A commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that enables everyone to bring their full self to work and make a positive impact on the world.
See what a day in the like of an Open Society colleague is like.
If this sounds like the position you have been looking for, please submit your cover letter and CV; we look forward to learning more about you.
Please note, this position is not eligible for work authorization sponsorship.
Competitive rates of pay apply.
We aim to build an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the populations we support, and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and colleagues with disabilities.