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Finance Manager

Company: CIPE
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy and an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and civil society to build the institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE's key program areas include enterprise ecosystems, democratic governance, business advocacy, anti-corruption & ethics, and trade. -Scope: The Finance Manager will be physically located in CIPEs Washington DC Home Office and is the main contact for that region's US and overseas program and administrative staff regarding all compliance, budgetary and financial issues, requirements and information. - This position is responsible for oversight and monitoring cash flow, budgeting, financial reporting and donor compliance for CIPE's field offices and partners (subgrantees). The Finance Manager reports to the Chief Financial Officer. -Responsibilities: -General:

  • Overall financial monitoring, troubleshooting and problem solving of financial issues related to programs and corresponding Field Offices;
  • Participate in the program budgeting process, including the preparation of respective regional cash flow projections, burn rates and forecasts;
  • Assist with the annual CIPE's year-end audit, as needed;
  • Manage appropriate program-related reclassification and correcting entries in the accounting system;
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of Federal regulations, including the Uniform Guidance and familiarity with the FAR;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining policies and procedures to effectively manage field office operations, grant and contracts and comply with donor requirements;
  • Assist with CIPE's partners (subgrantees) financial and compliance monitoring.Budgeting:
    • Work closely with program staff to ensure accuracy and completeness of all proposal budgets as well as compliance with donor requirements;
    • Ensure that approved program budgets are timely and accurately incorporated into both the database and the accounting system;
    • Manage Field Office expenditures against budget and financial obligations, taking appropriate corrective action as needed.Financial Monitoring & Reporting:
      • Process invoice verifications and other internal monitoring procedures;
      • Oversight of partner grant financial monitoring ensuring compliance and necessary follow-up for outstanding reports;
      • Assist project teams with monitoring project deadlines and deliverables.Field Offices:
        • Oversight of compliance and internal controls;
        • Oversight of funding advances/liquidation/reconciliation process;
          • Review and track Field Office and Partner advance requests with Home Office Finance to ensure timely payment;
          • Monitor submission of monthly liquidation reports to ensure timeliness and entry into the accounting system;
          • Review monthly financial reports for accuracy, proper coding, compliance, reasonableness and provide signature acceptance of the reports;
          • Prepare monthly reconciliations of bank balances, field office records, advance accounts to the Home Office accounting system; -Qualifications:
            • 5+ years of relevant experience,
            • 4-year degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance,
            • International business experience desired,
            • Knowledge of / experience with Federal grant management,
            • Ability and desire to work in a team-oriented environment,
            • Understanding and knowledge of automated systems.
            • Must be willing and able to travel internationally as needed
            • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills in English
            • Articulate, well-organized, and is able to take the initiative and lead on small projects as needed
            • Ability to handle multiple, detail-oriented tasks simultaneously with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
            • Skilled at prioritizing and completing multiple tasks
            • Strong Computer skills, proficiency in MS-Office, specifically Excel and Outlook. -Benefits and PerksCompetitive Benefits including medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, -flexible spending, paid family leave, life insurance, -401(k), commuter benefits, telework, -and more!CIPE offers a salary competitive with other international non-governmental organizations and an excellent benefits package. Applicants must be legally able to work in the United States; CIPE is unable to sponsor employees for work visas.CIPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. -Americans with Disability Specifications - -Physical Demands -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. -Work Environment -Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is performed primarily indoors with occasional exposure to outdoor conditions when required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. -Employee's Responsibility in an Emergency -The employee is expected to respond to emergency situations involving the safety of fellow employees including evacuation of the building. - - - - - -Powered by JazzHR

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