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Senior Financial Specialist

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ACDI/VOCA
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Washington, DC
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Published 25 days ago

Overview

The Senior Financial Specialist for the Inclusive Market Systems division provides timely financial insight to inform management decisions and risk mitigation. S/he leads the development of budgets for department-led proposals, project extensions, realignments, and other budget modifications as needed. The current and post-pandemic work environment presents a unique opportunity for candidates with fresh ideas on the future of work to join an organization where your voice serving as Financial Specialist in a matrixed, multi-disciplinary team will be heard.

Responsibilities

Project Financial Analysis: Develop an in-depth understanding of donor rules & regulations and internal policies & procedures related to financial management. Foster strong working relationships with in-country teams and Home Office departments. Create ETC Project Financial Management Tool with Microsoft Excel and ERP system upon startup for all assigned projects. Support projects in the development of annual workplan budgets and various financial reporting for client submission. Coordinate the corporate annual budgeting and mid-year budget reforecasting process for all projects in portfolio. Lead the Month-End financial review process with program teams. Perform Quarterly Financial Reviews of all portfolio projects and support the financial management of Subawards. Provide capacity building to both field-based and HQ program staff in all aspects of project financial management and related donor regulations & corporate policies. Conduct regular financial risk analysis assigned projects.

Other Financial Management: Be the liaison HQ-Finance, Management, and other staff. Ensure timely and accurate dissemination of information. Use Unit4 Business World ERP system and various other applications to assemble and format reports. Assist the Sr. Director FP&A in the design of new financial management tools and procedures. Develop, adapt, and maintain financial report templates, systems/processes, and reporting tools as needed to support projects, the division, and the organization. Understand organizations NICRA methodology and ensure consistent application by monitoring all projects in assigned portfolio. Provide support to Department Head to ensure completion/accuracy of project projections. Maintain financial documentation files.

Cost Proposal: Lead development of department-lead proposal budgets for small and micro bids. Develop budgets according to donor requirements and lead preparation of budgets and other required forms. Manage deadlines and coordinate budgeting efforts working directly with the team. Manage/support proposal budget negotiations with partner organizations. Ensure that cost recovery guidelines are followed, applied, and maintained in budgets. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred in business administration, accounting, finance, or other related field; additional years of experience in lieu of a master’s degree will be considered. Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in budgeting and/or accounting or related field, preferably international experience within a non-profit or similar setting. Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required. Knowledge and familiarity with USG federal rules and regulations, including OMB circulars 2 CFR 200. Ability to interpret financial reports and perform financial analyses and perform quick analyses and determine possible solutions required. Strong math, analytical, problem solving, and technical skills; highly organized with an attention to details; takes initiative; customer service oriented. Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules, and regulations. Ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-financial managers. Fluency in English required. Spanish or French language is required. Knowledge of Unit4 Business World and SharePoint preferred. Knowledge of FAR, CAS, and USAID regulations preferred. Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Team, and other Microsoft programs. Demonstrated excellence in oral, written, and reading comprehension abilities. Flexible, upbeat attitude. Must be able to work extended hours during peak periods. Ability to travel internationally 10%-25%.

Overview

The Senior Financial Specialist for the Inclusive Market Systems division provides timely financial insight to inform management decisions and risk mitigation. S/he leads the development of budgets for department-led…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

https://www.acdivoca.org/work-with-us/join-us/

https://www.acdivoca.org/work-with-us/join-us/

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish or French language is required.

Spanish or French language is required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
50 F Street NW Suite, Washington, DC 20001, United States
Suite 1075

How to Apply

Please apply online at http://www.acdivoca.org/work-with-us/. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Please apply online at http://www.acdivoca.org/work-with-us/. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Peace Corps…

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