Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Description

Since 1994, Global Partnerships (GP) has been dedicated to its mission of expanding opportunity for people living in poverty. For the last 12 years, GP has been a pioneer in impact investing – supporting social enterprises in developing countries that deliver market-based products and services which empower people living in poverty to earn a living, provide for the basic needs of their families, and improve their lives.

Through its Funds, GP has invested more than $250 million across 17 countries, positively impacting the lives of more than 6.8 million people. It has a consistent and exceptional track record of Fund performance. GP currently invests in partners in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The GP team is comprised of 35 mission driven, dedicated, high-performing colleagues working from offices in Seattle, WA; Santa Barbara, CA; Managua, Nicaragua, and Nairobi, Kenya.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Finance and Accounting
This experienced professional will lead and sustain an environment of quality and excellence in all financial and administration affairs
Proactively conducts analyses to provide useful insights and implications of business decisions to the senior leadership team.
Guides GP’s overall operating financial strategy and operations including financial reporting, prudent financial controls, and financial risk management.
Leads the treasury function.
Directs cash management, banking relationships, and other advisory service providers.
Ensures GP is tracking to its strategic goal of aligning 100% of its assets with its mission
Executes and delivers:
Annual budget process and monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting
Annual external audit in the U.S. Annual audit and tax requirements in foreign offices
All government reporting, such as IRS form 990, forms 1099, foreign office reporting
Annual assessment of insurance, IT, banking, credit card, and providers’ expenses, and change vendors when appropriate
Payroll, both in the US and in foreign offices
Administration of all employee benefit programs, including healthcare benefits and retirement plans, both domestic and foreign
Responsible for maintaining accounting controls and procedures, including proper audit documentation.
Oversees routine and non-routine journal entries and control of general ledger.
Directly responsible for tax compliance, both in the US and in all foreign offices.
Oversees all credit card and expense administration and controls.

Administration, including Human Resources and Information Technology

Oversees Human Resources administration including employee policies, salary and benefits. Ensures that policies and procedures for all offices/countries provide as much consistency and fairness as possible, are aligned with local and national laws and best practices, and reflect the values of the organization
Works with senior management to strengthen processes to reinforce GP’s dSCALE culture.
Sustains and strengthens GP’s use of lean HR processes enabling high performing teams, effective performance reviews, and authentic dialogue, and reinforces GP’s value proposition to all staff
May assist senior management in implementing programs for ongoing development of GP staff, emphasizing the power of mentorship and learning from doing real work with senior colleagues
Oversees Human Resources administration including employee policies, salary and benefits. Ensures that policies and procedures for all offices/countries provide as much consistency and fairness as possible, are aligned with local and national laws and best practices, and reflect the values of the organization
Provides leadership to design and evaluate lean, sustainable technology improvements
Oversees implementation of GP’s IT projects designed to improve decision-making and efficiency
Oversees and manages outside technical vendors and outsourced business functions

For more information and to apply, go here: http://www.globalpartnerships.org/careers/vice-president-finance-administration/

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