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HQ Finance Manager of Field Operations

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Americares | Stamford, CT
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TITLE:                                      HQ Finance Manager of Field Operations

 DEPARTMENT:                       Finance

 LOCATION:                             Stamford, CT  

 REPORTS TO:                         Director of Field Operations and Systems

 ASSIGNMENT TYPE:             Regular, FTE

 ABOUT AMERICARES:

Americares is an emergency response and global health organization that saves lives and builds healthier futures for people in crisis in the U.S. and around the world. Every day, Americares puts critically needed medicines and supplies in the hands of frontline health workers and develops innovative, sustainable health improvements in their communities. We are the leading nonprofit for delivering donated medicines and medical supplies to health programs around the world. We leverage this core competency with emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts, and programs that improve health outcomes. Our programs increase access to care in more than 90 countries every year.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking a Finance Manager who will join our HQ Finance team to provide financial and accounting support to our field operations. The position will support monthly cash transfers, financial and accounting reporting, and year-end close financial activities with all field operations. This position will also support the field and Programs on grant compliance as well as support to Finance on quarterly grant reporting to donors.This position should be familiar with private and public grant award management, NICRAs, USAID draw downs, and the Super Circular dated 12/26/14.  This position will provide training and complete other finance tasks assigned. This position will work closely with the Emergency Programs Manager of Finance, HQ Program staff and the Finance managers in our field operations.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct interaction and day-to-day finance support of field finance and accounting operations, liaising with Program managers, as needed.
  • Review all field operations finance and accounting activities, reconciliations, uploads, and reporting around the financial month-end close and year end close
  • Conduct monthly budget vs actual reviews of field office funding streams and liaise with the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.
  • Support facilitation of monthly field office fund requests and funds transfers.
  • Conduct finance training in the field, and support field audits as required.
  • Provide any financial/accounting assistance to global field offices.
  • Ensure that field accounting operations are consistent with the policies and procedures of Americares and in compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Monthly and quarterly grant compliance in line with donor regulations.
  • Train and mentor non-finance personnel in the use of financial systems.
  • Support the year-end external audit.
  • Assist in the completion of other finance and accounting tasks, as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in accounting, finance or business administration; preferred BS in Accounting and Big 4 audit experience
  • Five years of humanitarian aid and/or nonprofit experience in finance and accounting, supporting field finance operations
  • Track record that includes working knowledge of US Government rules and regulations, cost tracking, NICRA rate and A133 audit processes  
  • Interest and knowledge of accounting theory and thought leadership around best practices and trends in the nonprofit financial accounting industry
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English; multi-lingual with proficiency in Spanish or French an advantage. Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Strong problem-solving skills – demonstrated ability to apply creative solutions, work effectively in highly fluid and stressful circumstances
  • Self-starter with ability to function as a team player among peers
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook required
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time.
  • Must have a valid passport and U.S. driver’s license
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States


TITLE:                                      HQ Finance Manager of Field Operations

 DEPARTMENT:                       Finance

 LOCATION:                             Stamford, CT  

 REPORTS TO:                         Director of Field Operations and Systems

 ASSIGNMENT TYPE:             Regular, FTE

 ABOUT AMERICARES:

Americares is an emergency response and global…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in both Spanish and English

Must be fluent in both Spanish and English

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to https://americares.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/666?c=americares

Please submit a resume and cover letter to https://americares.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/666?c=americares

Location

88 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
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