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Published 26 days ago

Finance Manager United States (Readvertised)

Remote, Work must be performed anywhere in United States

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Application Deadline:July 4, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required

Description

he Financial Manager (US) is a strategic thinking partner actively participating in the financial management of CIVICUS, with a focus on the US entity.

The Finance Manager (US), partnering with the Finance Manager (GLOBAL), is jointly responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, sub granting, tax/statutory compliance, and audit functions of the organisation. The position ensures that sufficient financial and accounting systems, controls, and standards are in place.

The job incumbent will work with the senior management team and staff across all departments to ensure accurate accounting, budgeting and reporting, both internally and externally. In addition, the job incumbent will ensure compliance with organisational, statutory, and donor rules and requirements.

As part of their role, the Finance Manager (US) will assist the Chief Operations Officer (COO) in the financial development CIVICUS and provision of support to the Board to ensure fiduciary and organisational compliance responsibilities are met.

Key Requirements     

  • Professionally qualified accountant (CPA or equivalent) or advanced degree/certification in finance and/or accounting
  • 5+ years managing finance and accounting functions in the US not for profit sector
  • Solid knowledge in not-for-profit US GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations and IRS requirements of preparation of financial statements and Form 990.
  • Significant experience in or knowledge of non-profit accounting including grant accounting, compliance and reporting.
  • Experience in accounting for income (Revenue Recognition) in line with US requirements
  • Experience of working with large institutional funders including governments and foundations
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to and effectively collaborate with programme colleagues on financial issues
  • Prior experience preparing schedules and other documentation for US annual audits and liaising with external auditors
  • Highly numerate and able to analyse statistical information and interpret financial data to produce reports which can be understood by non-financial colleagues
  • Comfortable working with internationally dispersed team and ability to work productively with others, including in team environments and across multiple locations, cultures and time zones.
  • Staff management skills
  • Proficiency in Accounting Software, Power BI and MS Excel advanced level skills.
  • Strong ability to plan, organise, prioritise work and multitask under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Right to live and work in the US


he Financial Manager (US) is a strategic thinking partner actively participating in the financial management of CIVICUS, with a focus on the US entity.

The Finance Manager (US), partnering with the Finance Manager (GLOBAL), is jointly…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
25 Owl St, Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg, 2092, South Africa

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Instructions:

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business at 11.59 PM US Time on 4th July 2024. Interested candidates should fill out this form Here and email their application to jobs@civicus.org.

Your application should comprise of

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements.
  • A covering note of not more than 1 page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.


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