International Director of Finance

Employer
Feed the Children
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 12, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
518974600
Hours
Full Time
Job Details Description At Feed the Children, we know the value of outstanding people. More importantly we want to find the right individuals to join our team. We pride ourselves on providing our employees with an environment conducive for productive, rewarding, and long-term employment.As a leading anti-hunger organization, Feed the Children is dedicated to helping struggling families. We are looking for individuals to join with us as we provide hope and resources to those without life's essentials. We believe it takes all of us working together to defeat hunger and create a world where no child goes to bed hungry. We are recognized by GuideStar with its Platinum Seal of Transparency, accredited by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, and have a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.We are currently in search of an International Director of Finance to join our International Operations team! The International Director of Finance is responsible for the timely and accurate filing of federal financial grant submissions and will also assist in the accurate and timely completion of all general accounting and reporting functions of the international country offices. This position reports directly to the International Controller.Job Requirements:Education Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance requiredExperience5+ years of non-profit or governmental industry accounting experience requiredEmphasis on federal grant reporting and compliance preferred Experience with Accounting regulation in international operationsKnowledge of federal regulations related to grants at the federal level preferredPublic accounting/assurance experience preferredNative speaking/writing proficiency in English requiredAbility to read and write Spanish is preferredAny combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this job may be considered.Licenses and CertificationsCPA or CMA preferredEssential Functions:Provide financial review and oversight for international FEED country offices (LATAM, ASIA& AFRICA)Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and present financial reports to senior leadership teamOversee all international accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with relevant standards, regulations, and donor requirementsReview international affiliate offices for compliance with financial and internal control standards and identify weaknesses or opportunities for improvement in the accounting structure or controls systems of FEED affiliates as necessary, and propose solutions as needed.Review and analyze international affiliate cash flow requirements and funding requests against results and budgetary needs.Assist in the preparation of month end and year end closes.Assist in the preparation of monthly and yearly accrual based financial statements.Prepares and post journal entries in the accounting system in accordance with accounting standards, including related proper documentation.Demonstrate a working knowledge of single audit regulations and an ability to monitor compliance requirements related to federal awards.Prepare all Federal grant financial forms for submission to federal reporting agency in a timely manner.In charge of preparation, review, and coordination of Single Audit work.Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws; maintain accountability standards.Assist in the preparation of work papers for annual financial audits, tax filings and other regulatory reports.Serve as reviewer of material contracts with vendors, consultants, and subgrantees.Support major operational decisions such as those pertaining to office leases, equipment purchases, etc.Assess and evaluate business, budget, and financial processes and procedures; identify and implement opportunities for improvement; and continually assess finance information systemsEstablish an environment of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning, a commitment to quality, welcomes and encourages collaboration, and fosters both intra and inter-departmental dialogue and respect.Model the type and level of behavior, professionalism and leadership that is in accordance with the values of the organization.Perform other related duties as requiredFeed the Children is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, pregnancy, military and/or veterans' status, genetic characteristics, marital status or any other considerations made unlawful by applicable state, federal, or local law. Feed the Children welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will make every effort to reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. Additionally, Feed the Children strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. Feed the Children expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that Feed the Children work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the Feed the Children safeguarding and associated policies.