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  • 11 Jun 2024 2:22 PM | Anonymous

    Job Description

    About International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES): IFES advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for all. Our technical assistance and applied research develop trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy. Since 1987, IFES has worked in more than 145 countries, from developing to mature democracies. In accordance with IFES' approach: A society is able to reach its full potential in a world in which people of all genders are fully engaged as equal partners in their families, workplaces and communities. Based on international human rights standards and best practices, IFES promotes political participation, justice and equal rights around the world. IFES reflects these values in its programming and workplace culture.

    The greatest assets of IFES are our team members. IFES offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Every member of the IFES team is responsible for carrying out the mission of IFES and integrating IFES values into their work every day: Commitment to Excellence, Effective Communication, High-Quality Decision-Making, Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration.

    PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

    The Senior Program Manager is the mid-level management position for program work at IFES, providing management support to the program division. Specific duties will include development,

    technical, administrative and financial management support including briefings, covering when

    senior management is on travel and mentoring staff.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Responsible for design, implementation, evaluation, quality control, course corrections and overall management of project portfolio.
    • Participate in development of the division's strategic plan. Takes the lead in developing program priorities and initiatives for countries/regions under her/his responsibility.
    • Seek out business development opportunities within overall strategic development plan of the division.
    • Contribute to training initiatives within the organization, including supporting institutional objectives to develop organizational onboarding/orientation/training program.
    • Serve as team lead for programmatic and donor outreach and development efforts in HQ. Serve as point of contact for business development efforts, ensuring deadlines and solicitation requirements are met. Substantively contribute to program design and technical writing for proposals and concept papers. Guide development of project budgets in line with technical proposals.
    • Responsible for financial oversight of projects in collaboration and partnership with Finance Team. Review and approve project related payments.
    • Oversee and substantively contribute to discussion with Monitoring and Evaluation team to design and determine program theory of change, logframe, and indicators. Monitor to ensure programs are meeting objectives, results and indicator targets and share experience with regional teams.
    • Evaluate project progress and performance including reviewing deliverables and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results.
    • Establish, maintain and further develop relationship with field offices, peers, subordinates, HQ staff, partner organizations, funder community and consultants at large for the purpose of program implementation, business development and information dissemination.
    • Travel to country offices on a regular basis to oversee/monitor project activities; and meet and strengthen relationship with donors and local partners representing both government and the non-governmental community.
    • Direct staff in the regular and timely development and final production of reports to funders that directly highlight program impact. Substantively contribute to program reporting.
    • Serve as team manager. Provide professional developmental opportunities for junior program staff and evaluate staff performance. May exercise formal actions pertaining to employee relations. Onboard new staff.
    • Ensure contractual compliance for department managed projects, including quality and timeliness of project deliverables. Review and approve project related procurement actions.
    • Alert division management of programmatic concerns, challenges and difficulties in a timely fashion and propose solutions.
    • Lead and/or contribute to written technical reports, briefing papers, and IFES thought pieces, both program-specific and non-program specific.
    • Oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of staff and consultants as needed.
    • Lead on program portfolio including briefing directors on specific implementation or development challenges and successes. Serve as a resource on elections and political processes for assigned portfolio.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    POSITION SCOPE:

    Manage and/or perform technical or complex work, requiring ingenuity and capacity to evaluate and respond to new and changing issues. Contribute to program planning, development and fiscal management. Provide supervision to junior staff on IFES systems and procedures, quality of work, and skill building. Performance and outcomes are subject to senior management oversight.

    DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVING: Complex decision-making requiring in-depth analysis and consensus-building, subject to management review. Consult with stakeholders within and outside the organization; identify, propose and build consensus around best solutions. Provide substantive contribution to IFES tools, methodology and best practices. Authority to make decisions on issues of program design, delegations to junior staff and financial oversight for assigned projects.

    FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Develop budget projections in collaboration with Finance, Program Administration, C&G and field based colleagues and independently manage allocated resources. Authority to investigate, negotiate and recommend purchases of materials, equipment and logistical arrangements. Strong knowledge of financial systems to ensure compliance.

    RELATIONSHIPS: Maintain collaborative working relationships with team members and other staff within the Programs Division. Partnerships require a high degree of diplomacy and judgment, with ability to address conflicts or difficulties in a constructive manner. Represent IFES with external contacts at professional and government levels.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervise, monitor and coordinate the work of entry level and professional staff to ensure the achievement of program goals.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Education: Bachelor's degree required in relevant field; Master's degree in international relations, political science, international development preferred.

    Experience: At least 10 years' relevant experience in international development or related field. Experience with budget management and oversight of single or multiple projects. Experience with managing teams. Experience working in Pacific Island countries strongly preferred.

    Related Skills or Knowledge: Experienced with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required. Experience in proposal development required, with experience in program management and supervisory roles. Thorough familiarity with USAID and other international donor regulations and reporting requirements preferred. Detail-oriented and organized. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Strong communicator, both verbally and in writing. Collaborative, team-oriented individual.

    Language Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English required.

    Travel: Travel up to 15% of time.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Standard office work environment, with occasional travel. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    IFES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment/promotions and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

    IFES takes affirmative action with respect to the employment and promotion of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

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  • 06 Jun 2024 4:16 PM | Anonymous

    United Way of Central Virginia


    TITLE: Director, Bookkeeping & Human Resources

    REPORTS TO: President & Chief Executive Officer

    PURPOSE: Director, Bookkeeping and Human Resources is charged to provide leadership, direction, and management in the financial and administrative operations of United Way of Central Virginia, Inc.

     

    This position is the senior most financial person who assumes all fiscal accountability for the organization. This position is heavy on fiscal responsibility and accounting experience is required. This position is required on-site.

    Such daily responsibilities include:

    - Creating monthly and annual financial statements

    - Generate grant reports

    - Preparation for the 990s, singles audits and the full audit

    - Responsible for payroll and 403b administration

    - Monitoring the endowment and other investments and performance recommendations

    - Serve as staff liaison for financial committee

    - Proficient in QuickBooks Online

    - Lead our role as the fiduciary for other programs

    - Ensure internal controls


    DESIRED OUTCOMES:

    • Ensure integrity, transparency, and accountability in all operations.
    • Ensure the development of financial and accounting programs and procedures.
    • Safeguard United Way’s financial and non-financial resources.
    • Ensure establishment and maintenance of adequate systems of internal controls and adherence to financial policies.
    • Oversee personnel procedures and human resource function assuring fairness and compliance in all areas.


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • In collaboration with the President and CEO, Treasurer, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee, formulates and implements annual financial strategies in support of United Way of Central Virginia’s operations and strategic plan.
    • Oversees, coordinates, and prepares United Way of Central Virginia operating budgets, financial forecasts, and interim financial statements.
    • Directs and maintains the daily operations of accounting and maintains the systems of internal accounting controls.
    • Monitors compliance with United Way of America’s membership requirements and suggests policy changes as necessary.
    • Provides staff support and leadership to the Audit Committee for preparation of annual audit by external auditor.
    • Manages Human Resource activities and ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Maintains personnel records and policies.
    • Serves as Administrator for employee retirement plan for United Way of Central Virginia and its participating Partner Agencies. Monitors performance and compliance of retirement and advises President and Partner Agencies of appropriate products and agents.
    • Manages and directs United Way of Central Virginia cash flow and investment portfolio in conjunction with appropriate committees, board, and CEO.
    • Assists in writing grant budgets and serves as fiscal agent for grants awarded to United Way of Central Virginia.


    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equal years of experience required.
    • Minimum of two to five years experience in accounting/ financial management position. Not-for-profit experience required. Knowledge in federal grant preferred.
    • Knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards as promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and as relevant to not-for-profit organizations.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficient in computer/software applications for financial and accounting activities.

    The statements contained in this position description are intended to describe the general routine and level of work for the position of Director of Finance and Operations. They are not intended to be all inclusive of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All United Way of Central Virginia Employees will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

    This position assists with other areas of the organization as needed, at the request of the Executive Director. 

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 403(b) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insurance


    Physical setting:

    • Office, hybrid is a possibility.

    Schedule:

    • 36 hours per week; attend special events and monthly board meetings

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Lynchburg, VA 24501: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Accounting or related field

    Experience:

    • Accounting: 2 years (Required)
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      Full-time
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  • 13 May 2024 9:26 AM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    Company

    IFES

    Start Date

    As soon as possible

    Employment Term and Type

    Regular, Full Time

    Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Required Experience

    2+ years

    Job Description

    About International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES): IFES advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for all. Our technical assistance and applied research develop trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy. Since 1987, IFES has worked in more than 145 countries, from developing to mature democracies. In accordance with IFES' approach: A society is able to reach its full potential in a world in which people of all genders are fully engaged as equal partners in their families, workplaces and communities. Based on international human rights standards and best practices, IFES promotes political participation, justice and equal rights around the world. IFES reflects these values in its programming and workplace culture.

    The greatest assets of IFES are our team members. IFES offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Every member of the IFES team is responsible for carrying out the mission of IFES and integrating IFES values into their work every day: Commitment to Excellence, Effective Communication, High-Quality Decision-Making, Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration.

    PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

    The Program Coordinator is the entry-level II position to program work at IFES, providing support to the program division. The Program Coordinator will provide administrative and programmatic support for current and developing programs.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist with program work and other special projects for the division.
    • Contribute to analytical reports, project design and project evaluations.
    • Participate in budget development processes.
    • Input financial data for pipelines, review data in the financial system for accuracy, check the accuracy of financial reports, and review and reconciliation of credit cards.
    • Coordinate project implementation and monitoring.
    • Coordinate project implementation and monitoring in coordination with other relevant program implementers.
    • Troubleshoot project problems.
    • Identify and implement creative solutions.
    • Review/prepare/submit material for procurement including drafting RFP/RFQ, preparing selection packages, tracking existing contracts etc.
    • Monitor/track/review subgrantee program and financial reports.
    • Monitor/track pending IFES grant/contract actions and coordinate timely responses.
    • Participate in proposal development and new initiative processes.
    • Assist with recruitment of field staff and consultants including preparing to post, collecting documents for hiring packages etc.
    • Provide training on IFES systems, policies, and procedures, and provide guidance to Program Associates and interns as requested by the division.
    • Assist with writing and reviewing of monthly/quarterly reports, writing program success stories etc.
    • Participate in IFES' knowledge management initiatives and other thought leadership efforts.
    • Attend meetings at the request of a supervisor to gather and share information with colleagues.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    POSITION SCOPEProvides varied support functions and performs routine job duties requiring familiarity with proposal development, program management, and research and development initiatives. Contribute to program planning and development. Coordinate work activities performed by internal and external partners.

    DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVINGIdentifies and analyzes problems or discrepancies affecting own work or work products. Works to overcome barriers and constructively deal with unexpected challenging situations. Develops or supports the introduction of new and improved methods or procedures, based on knowledge of procedures and logic.

    FISCAL RESPONSIBILITYParticipates in project budget planning, performing routine processing, recording, and reporting of financial transactions, including field expenses, in compliance with IFES policies and procedures.

    RELATIONSHIPSMaintains collaborative working relationships with team members and other staff within the Programs Division. Proactively works with team members and across departments to improve team collaboration and functioning on a continuous basis.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree required in relevant field; Master's degree preferred.

    EXPERIENCE:At least 2 years relevant experience in international development or a related field.

    RELATED SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE: Experience with program management and design. Knowledgeable and experienced with USAID grant and contract proposals, regulations, and procedures. Familiarity with USAID and other international donors and key program personnel. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Full professional proficiency in Englishis required and knowledge of one of the regional languages is a plus.

    TRAVEL: Travel up to 10% of timemight be required.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    Standard office work environment, with occasional country office travel. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    What we offer:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Monthly Benefit Allowance paid directly to all employees
    • Employer paid life and AD&D insurance at 3x base salary
    • 401(k) retirement plan with 1:1 employer match up to 6%
    • Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability insurance
    • Generous vacation (starting at 3 weeks and increasing with time of service), sick leave, and personal leave
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program

    IFES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment/promotions and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

    IFES takes affirmative action with respect to the employment and promotion of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

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  • 13 May 2024 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    Company

    IFES

    Start Date

    As soon as possible

    Employment Term and Type

    Regular, Full Time

    Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Required Experience

    10+ years

    Job Description

    About International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES): IFES advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions, and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for all. Our technical assistance and applied research develop trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy. Since 1987, IFES has worked in more than 145 countries, from developing to mature democracies.In accordance with IFES' approach: A society is able to reach its full potential in a world in which people of all genders are fully engaged as equal partners in their families, workplaces, and communities. Based on international human rights standards and best practices, IFES promotes political participation, justice, and equal rights around the world. IFES reflects these values in its programming and workplace culture.

    The greatest assets of IFES are our team members. IFES offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Every member of the IFES team is responsible for carrying out the mission of IFES and integrating IFES values into their work every day: Commitment to Excellence, Effective Communication, High-Quality Decision-Making, Accountability, Teamwork, and Collaboration.

    PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

    The Senior Illicit Finance Expert(s) will support IFES's technical interventions to bolster capacity, strategies, and mechanisms to counter IFFs in elections. This includes the development of specialized training curricula in target areas, including IFF detection and analysis, investigative techniques, forensic accounting, and digital currency tracking. Selected experts will work with investigative and oversight institutions, civil society, and investigative journalists to develop and operationalize new methods to prevent, detect, and combat IFFs in elections.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Senior Illicit Finance Expert(s) will be responsible to:

    • Work alongside IFES to develop and deliver relevant and engaging specialized training curricula for audiences spanning state institutions, civil society, and media.
      • Training/s are subject to identified key challenges in the country context but may include investigative techniques and strategies, forensic accounting/auditing, digital currency risk analysis, IFFs mapping, and network analysis, or similar.
    • Advise on the design of a methodology for stakeholders to map actors facilitating IFFs within their contexts and enhance efforts in detecting and combatting IFFs in elections.
    • Provide ad-hoc and targeted assistance to key investigative and oversight bodies to strengthen internal processes and procedures to detect and combat IFFs within their legal mandates.
    • Support inter-institutional dialogue to build and maintain synergies between relevant stakeholders, including institutions, media, civil society, and international community.
    • Provide advice and support development and implementation of response process for relevant stakeholders to address any emerging IFFs risks.
    • Support general monitoring and evaluation processes for target activities to prepare for future initiatives.

    DELIVERABLES:

    • Contextualized and relevant training curricula, including participant materials, facilitators manuals, and other corresponding resources.
    • Advisory products for investigative and oversight bodies, civil society, and investigative journalists.
    • Activity reports.

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree or PhD in relevant field desired) in relevant fields such as public administration, legal studies, criminal justice/law enforcement, international law, or democracy and governance.

    EXPERIENCE: Expert level experience (10+ years prior work experience in anti-corruption and good governance programming).

    RELATED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Extensive knowledge of international standards, bodies, and best practices addressing illicit finance and money laundering.
    • Excellent and professional written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills, public speaking, training, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience advising high-level institutions and actors on illicit financing disruption and detection.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluency in English is required. Working fluency in local languages is preferred.

    TRAVEL: No travel required. But if mutually agreed to, may travel to the field if needed.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    IFES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment/promotions and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

    IFES takes affirmative action with respect to the employment and promotion of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.


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  • 13 May 2024 9:20 AM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    Company

    IFES

    Start Date

    As soon as possible

    Employment Term and Type

    Regular, Full Time

    Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Required Experience

    4+ years


    Job Description

    About International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES): IFES advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions, and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for all. Our technical assistance and applied research develop trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy. Since 1987, IFES has worked in more than 145 countries, from developing to mature democracies. In accordance with IFES' approach: A society is able to reach its full potential in a world in which people of all genders are fully engaged as equal partners in their families, workplaces, and communities. Based on international human rights standards and best practices, IFES promotes political participation, justice, and equal rights around the world. IFES reflects these values in its programming and workplace culture.

    The greatest assets of IFES are our team members. IFES offers competitive benefits and pays, as well as the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Every member of the IFES team is responsible for carrying out the mission of IFES and integrating IFES values into their work every day: Commitment to Excellence, Effective Communication, High-Quality Decision-Making, Accountability, Teamwork, and Collaboration.

    PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

    The Program Officer is an intermediate professional position at IFES. Under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager, the Program Officer's duties will include technical, administrative, development, and financial management support and oversight for current and developing programs within the Africa regional division.

    The PO must exercise sound judgment to resolve problems and move programs forward, fiscal responsibility to ensure full compliance with award terms and IFES policies, and a superior ability to anticipate and respond to field office needs.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serve as primary interface with Country Directors across Anglophone Africa and national staff to implement projects.
    • Achieve project requirements within budget, established time frame, standards of quality.
    • Responsible for critical review and reporting of project financials in partnership with Finance team. Track project activities in line with budget, forecasting and evaluation of burn rate.
    • Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationships with field staff, consultants, and other departments within IFES HQ.
    • Assist with program design across Anglophone Africa, knowledge of IFES systems, tools for project implementation and monitoring.
    • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation team to design/determine program indicators, assist with monitoring to ensure activities are meeting indicators.
    • Contribute, coordinate, and ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports; Provide input into annual workplans, PMPs, and other as required by the donor.
    • Participate in proposal development/new initiative process.
    • Contribute to knowledge management and thought leadership.
    • Assist with preparing and tracking budgets.
    • Review, and approve field expense reports, wire requests, vendor, and consultant payments as needed.
    • Troubleshoot project problems, identify, and implement creative solutions.
    • Monitor pending IFES grant/contract actions and coordinate timely action and response as needed.
    • Support the process of implementing subawards and monitor progress including reviewing deliverables. Work with relevant colleagues to ensure timely acquisition and delivery of commodities.
    • Travel to field office to assist with project activities as needed.
    • Work with leadership and HR to source and recruit critical talent.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    POSITION SCOPE:

    Provide varied support functions and perform moderately complex job duties requiring knowledge of proposal development, program management, donor interface, and research and development initiatives. Contribute to program planning, development, and management. Familiarity with IFES tools, methodology and best practices. Manage work activities with internal and external partners to assure achievement of assigned objectives. Performance and outcomes are subject to management oversight.

    DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVING:

    Multi-factor decision-making requiring research and analysis, subject to supervisory guidance. Verify and analyze facts, consult with other departments as needed, then implement solutions based on knowledge of procedures, logic, and sound judgement. Initiate contact with staff in other departments to exchange detailed, substantive information and coordinate activities necessary to achieve work goals.

    FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:

    Participate in project budget planning and monitoring; perform processing, recording, and reporting of financial transactions, including field expenses as needed in compliance with IFES policies and procedures. Critical review and reporting of project financials in partnership with relevant colleagues and departments.

    RELATIONSHIPS:

    Develop and maintain collaborative relationships, which require highly developed interpersonal skills, involving active listening, creativity and problem solving, to assure desired outcomes. Develop opportunities to improve working relationships and work outcomes with internal and external partners.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Work closely with entry level positions. Participate in planning and implementing work activities with internal and external partners.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in international relations, political science, international development or similar field preferred.

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 4 years of overall work experience in the international development sector with NGO experience a plus. Experience working in Anglophone Africa. Experience with budget management and oversight of a large single project or multiple small projects. Staff oversight experience a plus.

    RELATED SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE: Experience with program design and project management. Knowledgeable on USAID and non-US based grant and contract proposals, regulations, and procedures. Familiarity with USAID and non-US structure and personnel as well as other international donors. Experience working with elections, governance or similar in Anglophone Africa. Able (through studies and work experience) to demonstrate passion for IFES mission. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Collaborative, team-oriented individual. Self- starter with high attention to detail and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: English required. Regional language skills a plus.

    TRAVEL: Travel may be required, up to 10% of the time.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Standard office work environment, with occasional field travel. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    IFES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment/promotions and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

    IFES takes affirmative action with respect to the employment and promotion of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans

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  • 01 May 2024 9:56 AM | Lisa Noon (Administrator)

    The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (VDACS) currently has posted two vacancies that may be a good fit for someone with a degree in accounting, finance, auditing, ag. econ, etc..

    We’ve had a challenging time with the recruitment, as we think potential applicants are intimidated by the job title of “Dairy Auditor”.  In fact, applicants do not need to know anything about Virginia’s dairy industry but do need to know some cost accounting.  The hiring range is $54,418 - $79,000 which could accommodate anywhere from a new graduate to a more seasoned professional.   

    https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/jobs/dairy-auditor-01192-01196-richmond-virginia-united-states


  • 29 Mar 2024 9:29 AM | Anonymous

    The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is hiring a Controller in our Charlottesville,  VA Headquarters office. The Controller is an ambitious, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual who will report to and partner with the Director of Finance and Administration, as part of the five-person Finance Department of SELC. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful, nationally recognized organization that is effectively addressing some of the most pressing and challenging environmental issues throughout the South and the nation. 

    The Controller will support the Director of Finance & Administration to lead the organization’s financial activities, ensuring SELC has accurate and timely financial information in compliance with best practices. They will collaborate with operations departments and state offices across the region and directly supervise two finance team members. This role also serves as the staff liaison to the SELC Board of Trustees Audit Committee. The Controller will lead/coordinate all financial compliance and reporting and provide quick, clear communication and decisiveness using sound judgement to an array of situations in a fast-paced, deadline driven, matrixed environment.   

    SELC currently has a hybrid work model that offers employees the flexibility to work at home up to two days a week. This is a full-time, exempt position.  Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check and employment credit check. SELC will provide relocation reimbursement for those relocating for a SELC position.          

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    SELC’s new financial Controller will have duties in five core areas: 

    Accounting Department and Policy Management  

    • Reviews, recommends, and communicates effective accounting and finance policies, in collaboration with the Director of Finance & Administration as needed.   
    • Serves as a thought partner to the Director of Finance and Administration on many issues.   
    • Is hands-on and contributes at all levels including fiscal controls, and internal and external reporting.   
    • Maintains an effective Standard Operating Procedures guide for Finance department.  
    • Drafts quarterly financials for review.   
    • Monitors and analyzes expenses to identify opportunities for efficiency.   
    • Oversees accounting systems and collaborates with HRIS manager.  

    Supervise Accounting Manager and Accounts Payable Coordinator  

    • Monitors/helps with productivity and provide constructive feedback, training, and written annual evaluations.   
    • Ensures the SELC monthly closing process is completed accurately, and financial statements prepared in a timely manner.   
    • Organizes workflow, ensuring an understanding of their duties or delegated tasks and deadlines.  

    Bank Account Management 

    • Monitors cash needs and bank account balances.    
    • Reconciles monthly bank statements.  
    • Maintains bank account records and adds/deletes check signers.  
    • Maintains relationships and communicates with banks.  
    • Assists with semi-monthly payroll processing.  

    Annual Audit and IRS Form 990 Submission  

    • Leads the preparation for and execution of the annual financial audit, in concert with external auditors and accounting team, and Form 990 preparation and submission.   
    • Calculates annual statement of functional expenses and restricted assets.   
    • Serves as Staff Liaison for Board of Trustees Audit Committee.  

    Annual Budget Development  

    • Manages organizational budget development with Director of Finance & Administration and Accounting Manager.  
    • Reviews quarterly reporting to departments, offices, and program areas. 

    Required Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field, CPA, or commensurate experience (active CPA license not required).  
    • Minimum of 7 years of progressive accounting experience, including substantial experience with statement production and compliance.  
    • Knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting regulations.  
    • Minimum of 3 years of direct staff supervisory experience.  
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills required.  
    • Confident self-starter; ability to prioritize, and effectively manage multiple deadlines concurrent and projects.  
    • Expertise in handling sensitive information in a discrete, confidential, and appropriate manner. 
    • Ability to troubleshoot, design, implement, and manage systems that contribute to an efficient working environment.  
    • Meticulous attention to detail with excellent analytical, problem-solving, verbal, and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to work effectively with board committees, senior/executive staff, and peers. 
    • High level of integrity and professional maturity with ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment. 
    • A genuine interest in and commitment to helping SELC create and foster a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. You engage in ongoing personal learning and are eager to contribute to our organizational efforts in this area. 

    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Nonprofit accounting experience, including experience in nonprofit revenue recognition.  
    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to develop and maintain sustainable working relationships and partnerships with staff, clients, funders, and vendors.  
    • Strong collaboration skills, including experience facilitating effective collaboration between team members.  
    • Performance management skills, including experience maintaining accountability with direct reports to ensure performance goals are met while supporting team members to meet personal, department, and organizational goals.  

    About SELC: 

    The Southern Environmental Law Center is one of the nation’s most powerful defenders of the environment, rooted in the South. With a long track record, SELC takes on the toughest environmental challenges in court, in government, and in our communities to protect our region’s air, water, climate, wildlife, lands, and people. Nonprofit and nonpartisan, the organization has a staff of over 200, including more than 130 policy and legal experts, and is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, with offices in Asheville, Atlanta, Birmingham, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Nashville, Richmond, and Washington, DC. 

    At our core, we are place-based, rooted in our region, and connected with the communities and clients we serve. We believe in an equitable and inclusive workplace that reflects the rich racial and cultural diversity of our region and allows diverse perspectives to come to the forefront. We approach our work with the highest level of integrity, holding ourselves to high standards with an emphasis on honesty, accountability, and thoughtfulness. We value collaboration and camaraderie, realizing we are strongest when we work together and knowing that everyone has a critical role to play. We strive for impact through a strategic, bold, pragmatic, and ambitious outlook that is dedicated to achieving powerful results. We believe in these values and in the power of SELC. We hope you consider joining us. Learn more at https://www.southernenvironment.org/

    Compensation & Benefits:  

    SELC offers salaries competitive with other leading environmental nonprofits nationally and provides an excellent benefits package. The starting salary range for this position is $100,000-$120,000, commensurate with experience. For more details about our benefits package, please visit our Careers page. 

    SELC is a PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) eligible employer.   

    SELC will provide relocation reimbursement for those relocating for a SELC position, up to a specific dollar amount and contingent on the move being at least 50 miles from the current primary address. 

    To Apply: 

    To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below to be directed to an online application where you may upload your application materials. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. The initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is April 11, 2024. However, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


    APPLY NOW

    SELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive workplace environment. We are eager to welcome new team members who share this commitment. We still have much progress to make, but our goal is to create and maintain a staff that, at every level, reflects the rich racial and cultural diversity of the communities where we work and the clients that we serve. Persons of all backgrounds—including people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates—are strongly encouraged to apply. 


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  • 30 Nov 2023 10:27 AM | Lisa Noon (Administrator)

    Audit Manager (CPA) - to 160k (plus bonus & commissions)

    Premier CPA firm seeks Audit Manager (Hybrid or Fairfax, VA onsite). Join a team specializing in construction, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit, and wholesale distribution. Manage audits, reviews, and compilations for various sectors, including nonprofits, government contractors, and healthcare providers. Key responsibilities include engagement management, staff training, and supervision. Requirements: 7+ years' audit experience, CPA certification, tax return preparation expertise (990, corporate, partnerships, individuals), CPA firm background, and willingness to travel. Competitive compensation ($125k-$160k base, bonus, commissions) and excellent benefits.

    Dave Kerr

    direct dial: 508-202-4430

    email: dkerr@incendia.com

    web: www.incendia.com

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