Central America: Finance and Subgrants Officer


About the organization

Internews is an international media support nonprofit working in 100+ countries. For 40 years, we have helped partners reach millions of people with trustworthy information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.


Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Finance and Subgrants Officer will play a vital role in supporting the implementation of a media project in Latin America. Their responsibilities will encompass both financial and subgrant management duties to ensure effective project coordination, compliance with Internews guidelines and USAID regulations, and efficient financial management. They will support all aspects of subgrant development, issuance, management, and closeout, including substantial coaching and mentorship to subgrant partners on subgrant proposal design, agreement negotiation, financial report review, deliverables tracking, disbursement of funds, compliance with requirements, and monitoring of project results. The Finance and Subgrants Officer will provide key input to project implementation staff, including work specifications, budget plans, and input to annual strategic planning processes.

This position will be based remotely in Central America, and is a limited-term opportunity with an expected end date in September 2028. Please note: hiring of this position is contingent upon of funding and donor approval.

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• Relevant university degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field OR equivalent lived/professional experience.
• Minimum 5 years of prior relevant work experience, including demonstrated experience in subgrant and financial management for international development projects, preferably with USAID funding.
• Strong understanding of donor compliance regulations, including USAID requirements.
• Proficiency in financial analysis, budget management, and reporting.
• Fluency in Spanish and Engish required.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams.
• Proficiency in financial software and tools, including Excel and accounting software.
• Ability to travel occasionally in Latin America.

• Prior experience working for an international nonprofit.
• CPA or similar qualification.

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