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Director of Finance & Operations

ghcorps · 25 days ago
Eastern Time Zone Remote
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Global Health Corps

Since 2009, Global Health Corps (GHC) has built a network of 1200+ next gen leaders committed to transforming health systems. Through a robust fellowship and alumni program, GHC seeds the health sector with innovative and resilient young leaders and invests in them to grow and drive systems change across their careers. GHC serves as a critical talent pipeline for its partners, an entry point to global health for non-clinical leaders who join as fellows, and a leadership accelerator for alumni and their networks. GHC leaders are concentrated in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the U.S., but the network has a truly global reach across 40+ countries and 450+ health organizations.

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Job Summary
As the Director of Finance & Operations, you will be a vital force in driving our organization's financial health and strategic growth. Reporting to and collaborating directly with the COO, you will oversee a wide array of financial functions, from accounting and budgeting to financial compliance and reporting. Your role will encompass overseeing our financial operations across all countries of operation, as well as managing key facets of operations such as administration and IT. This is an opportunity to make a lasting impact by developing streamlined financial systems, fostering fiscal stability, and providing the foundation for our mission's continued success. You will lead the charge in shaping our financial strategy and enhancing our performance while also offering valuable counsel to our Senior Leadership Team and fellow directors. If you're a finance expert eager to make a difference, please see details on responsibilities below, apply, and be at the forefront of our mission's financial journey.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Financial Management: Oversee all financial operations, including general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, grants and contributions, cash flow, and tax compliance. Manage the global consolidation of transactions from multiple countries.
  • Budgeting: Lead the annual budget process, conduct scenario planning, and budget and expenditure forecasts with the leadership team to evaluate financial and strategic impact. Develop donor budget forecasts and analytics to support fundraising.
  • Audit: Lead the annual audit and ensure a smooth and timely organizational audit. Program Grants Administration: Take charge of program grants cost-share administration and management, ensuring efficient allocation of funds, compliance with grant requirements, and accurate financial reporting.
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the executive team to develop financial and operational strategies.
  • Investment Strategy: Manage the organization's investment plan, working with the COO and CEO to optimize returns and mitigate risks.
  • Board & Committee Support: Prepare materials for meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees, including projections, financial status analysis, budgets, and related analyses to support informed decision-making.
  • Bank Account Oversight: Manage and maintain the organization's bank accounts with precision, including cash flow management, transaction oversight, and timely reconciliation.
  • Team Leadership: Lead the Finance & Operations team, hire, supervise, and mentor finance staff as needed.
  • Compliance and Control: Establish and uphold internal financial controls, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance and reduce risk.
  • Reporting & Communication: Present financial reports to stakeholders and support informed decision-making.
  • Financial Literacy: Promote financial literacy and accountability among all staff.
  • Vendor/Partner Relations & Contracts Management: Manage relationships with financial institutions and vendors. Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial and operational risks to protect organizational assets.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on financial industry trends and best practices to drive improvement.
  • Operations: Oversee the U.S. administrative management and liaise with each office in GHC’s countries of operation for consistent administration and facilities support; Manage the procurement of large assets and maintain U.S. tax exemption status for purchases.
  • Compliance: Supervise the legal and compliance functions, ensuring adherence to all regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Technology: Oversee Admin & Finance IT support functions, supporting the transition from global to local support where applicable.

Who You Are

  • Accounting Proficiency: Strong accounting skills, including knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the ability to manage financial transactions, ledger entries, and financial statement preparation.
  • Financial Analysis: Proficiency in financial analysis, including the ability to interpret financial data, assess trends, and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting: Experience in developing and managing budgets, forecasting financial outcomes, and adapting strategies accordingly.
  • Risk Management: Skill in identifying, assessing, and mitigating financial risks to protect the organization's assets.
  • Tax & Regulatory Compliance: Knowledge of US tax laws and regulations, as well as experience in ensuring compliance at local and international levels.
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Strong communication skills for effectively presenting financial information to diverse stakeholders, including the board of directors and executive team.
  • Negotiation & Relationship Management: The ability to manage relationships with financial institutions, vendors, and external partners, negotiating favorable terms and agreements.
  • Continuous Improvement: Staying up-to-date with financial industry knowledge, trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement in financial and operational processes.
  • Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify financial challenges, assess opportunities, and propose solutions.
  • Ethical & Legal Integrity: Demonstrating high ethical standards and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Adaptability: The ability to adapt to changing financial landscapes and modify financial strategies as needed.
  • Tech Savvy: Proficiency in using financial software and tools for accounting (SAGE), financial analysis, and reporting.
  • Project Management: Experience in overseeing financial projects and initiatives.
  • Global & Multicultural Awareness: An awareness of international financial regulations and cross-border financial management in a multi-country operation context.
Salary Range: $115,00-$120,000

Work Environment & Benefits
This is a US remote (Eastern Time Zone / convenient access to New York City for occasional travel). This position may require domestic travel (1-2x/year) and international travel on occasion. Compensation is competitive and includes an excellent benefits package with medical/dental/vision/life and short disability insurance, flexible spending, 18 paid vacation days, 10 sick days, 5 wellness days, 11 paid holidays, 401K plan with employer match, professional development stipend, and flexible scheduling. 

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If this opportunity speaks to you, please apply with 1) your resume, and 2) a cover letter that explains why Global Health Corps’ work excites you and why this role is a fit for you. We review applications on a rolling basis. 

GHC believes in the power of diverse, inclusive teams to accelerate progress toward equity. We encourage Black, Brown, Indigenous, and other People of Color who represent the global majority to apply for this role. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion here.

Global Health Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, or other characteristics or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

We embrace and value diverse skill sets and backgrounds. We are a community of leaders who are proud to represent many different national, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, religious, gender, and other identities. We represent varied professional backgrounds, collaborating across fields and sectors to form a powerful, close-knit network of changemakers. Our diversity as a community is our strength, driving our ability to be empathetic, visionary, and effective leaders in the health equity movement, and engage with the world with dignity and respect.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Last updated on May 23, 2024

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