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|Posted: 17 Feb 2009, 11:04 am Post subject: IGLHRC Seeks Director of Finance
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Director of Operations and Finance
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is an international NGO dedicated to promoting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through strategic partnerships with advocacy NGO's around the world. IGLHRC is headquartered in New York City, has offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Cape Town, South Africa, and project staff in The Philippines. Its current annual operating budget is $2.2 million.
The Director of Operations and Finance (DOF) reports to the Executive Director, is based in New York, and is responsible for developing, implementing and achieving goals related to IGLHRC's financial functions, human resources, contracts and facilities administration, and information technology functions. The ideal candidates are individuals with broad multi-office management experience who are still accustomed to rolling up their sleeves to solve problems, excellent judgment, diplomatic communication style, experience working/living outside of the United States, and fierce dedication to human rights. DOF supervises the daily work of the NY Office Manager, oversees finance and operations policy implementation with administrative staff in Buenos Aires and Cape Town, and supervises accounting and technology consultants. Areas of Supervision and Responsibility include:
Direct daily financial and business activities for the organization
Lead annual budget development process and oversee budget management
Provide monthly financial reports to the Executive Director, and ensure timely and accurate bookkeeping, accounting, bank deposits, and receivables/payables.
Supervise annual audit and accounting processes and ensure audit compliance in regional offices
Manage relationships with banking and investment institutions and advise the Executive Director on financial management
Develop and manage internal financial management policies
Supervise payables, receivables, and tracking of grants
Oversee leases, vendor contracts and negotiations, and insurance agreements
Track and inventory all capital equipment
Develop, communicate and manage operations policies
Supervise logistics related to annual staff retreat and regular staff meetings
Develop and implement legally and internally compliant policies regarding personnel and benefits
Train and orient supervisors and staff on personnel policies and procedures
Develop and supervise systems with regard to payroll, pension, benefits, and maintenance of personnel records
Develop and manage personnel and consultant recruitment practices for all departments of the organization
Maintain updated personnel policy and internal practices manuals
Manage IT consultant and staff on all aspects of technology, including networking, hardware, software, database, and phone systems
Spearhead long-term IT plans
Manage training of staff on IT developments
Oversee and plan for organization-wide development of new database systems
Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible and relevant management experience
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in finance, business, or management related field
Proven experience with organizational planning, project management and performance measurement
Established written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
Superior supervisory, team leadership skills, and the ability to facilitate the work of volunteers.
Experience with technology planning; proficiency with Mac OSX, Excel, Microsoft office, and database systems (Salesforce a plus)
Written and oral English fluency required; Oral Spanish proficiency a definite plus
Candidates with experience living or working in the Global South in work related capacities that indicate proficiency and sensitivity in managing overseas offices and transactions are preferred.
Experience working in a multi-national organization preferred
US work authorization required
Dedication to the promoting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people a must.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three recent professional references, including current or most current position, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put DOF Position in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Consult website for information on whether the position has been filled, www.iglhrc.org.
No phone calls, please. Only applicants being considered will be contacted. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. IGLHRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multicultural work environment. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.
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