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Finance Manager (US)

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CIVICUS
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Washington, DC

CIVICUS


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Published 22 days ago

April 1, 2021
February 28, 2021
$74,000 - $80,000

About CIVICUS

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role

The 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, 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 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)
  • 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
  • Candidates must already have the right to live and work in the US

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About CIVICUS

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Location

On-site
New York Avenue Northwest, New York, Washington, DC

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How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 28th February 2021. Interested candidates should 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.

Short listed candidates will be contacted the week of the 08 March 2021 to schedule interviews.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.


 


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