Senior Compliance and Budget Specialist, Human Rights

Vital Voices Global Partnership

About the organization

Vital Voices Global Partnership is a leading international non-governmental organization committed to working with women throughout the world to provide them with the support and tools they need to have a positive impact in their communities. Through mentoring programs, leadership trainings and individualized support, Vital Voices provides credibility, builds capacity and enhances connections for emerging and established women leaders internationally.

Duties

Financial Management: Maintain program budgets, as well as updated forecasts. Track spending on project and review for accuracy. Review procurement requests and vendor contracts, when needed. Ensure that all financial transactions are conducted in accordance with VV and donor regulations. Institute due diligence practices to minimize risk and ensure adequate oversight of transactions.
Government compliance: Provide guidance for the Human Rights team regarding compliance with federal regulations. Provide oversight for grantees receiving USG funds, including financial vetting, pre-award budget negotiations, quarterly reporting and final reports submitted by grantees. Provide input for financial vetting of urgent assistance program partners. Develop budget templates with input from the Vital Voices’ Finance and Administration team.
Capacity building and technical assistance: Work in collaboration with program staff to provide technical assistance and capacity-building support for grantees and local partners related to the US Government federal assistance award regulations, including input on the enhancement of financial policies and procedures. Provide guidance regarding best practices in financial management, including financial oversight, cash handling, record keeping, audits, etc.
Program Management: Collaborate with program staff to support the day-to-day oversight for subaward and the Urgent Assistance program.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or related field with 3-5 years of experience in program management, compliance, finance management or related experience;
Expertise in compliance with US government regulations;
Significant experience with subaward management, including financial vetting and oversight for subaward compliance with US government regulations;
A proven track record of financial oversight/budget management including, budget development, budget forecasting, tracking and reconciliation;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to prioritize work, execute exceptionally well, and deliver high-quality results within very tight timelines with minimal supervision, on time;
Experience with proposal development a plus;
Positive attitude and demonstrated commitment to Vital Voices mission and values;
Advanced computer literacy, including strong Excel skills.

Application instructions

Resume, Cover Letter, Three Professional References

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