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  • Posted: Apr 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Pathfinder is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductiv...
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    Global Budgeting and Reporting Officer


    Analyzes and prepares financial reports, optimizes workflow, and harmonizes processes to ensure the accurate and timely close. Coordinates and documents accounting processes based on different ERP systems. Manages the monthly preparation, review and analysis of global operating results, and reconciliation .The senior accountant will provide oversight to various accounting processes including mentoring more junior staff.

    Key Job Outcomes: 

    • Award Administration: Tracks key indicators and project spending for Pathfinder awards. Prepares donor required invoices and financial reports in accordance with award terms and condition. Maintains award data in Pathfinder’s award management system. Works with country office teams to develop budget revisions for existing awards. Provides budgetary review for sub-awards and project related procurement. Assists in the response of program specific financial audits.
    • Budgeting: Prepares budgets and budget narratives for cost proposals in compliance with donor requirements and Pathfinder policies. Serves as budget liaison for partner organizations during proposals. Assists in the preparation of country office annual budgets.
    • Capacity Building: Works with GB&R Manager to provide training to country office staff to improve financial management capacity of staff.
    • Compliance: Ensures financial management of Pathfinder award complies with Pathfinder policies and procedures and applicable donor rules and regulations.
    • Process Tools and Improvement: Supports the design, implementation, management and monitoring of award systems and processes.
    • Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates on cross-functional project teams.

    Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

    • Finance and Accounting Principles and Practices: Advanced knowledge of and ability to use finance and accounting principles and methods, techniques, and systems of financial management and be able to guide and implement best administrative and financial
    • GAAP and GAAS: Mastery of knowledge of GAAP and GAAS.
    • USAID: Experience with USAID rules and regulations, and other governmental and non-governmental donor agencies
    • Strategic Planning: Proven ability to forecast issues in advance to prevent potential impact, both internally and externally.
    • Management and Leadership: Ability to lead, and direct the work of others.
    • Systems and Tools: Knowledge of finance and accounting software Advanced knowledge of Serenic / Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience. Advanced knowledge of third party software for reporting and analytics (JET).
    • Training and Development: Ability to train and coach others on financial related topics
    • Presentation Skills: Ability to make impactful presentations to large and small groups

    Minimally Required Organizational Competencies: 

    • Courage: Confronts obstacles head-on and challenges the status quo to achieve our mission.
    • Innovation: Seeks out the most effective solutions, pilots new approaches, and modifies current practices to adapt to evolving mission needs.
    • Collaboration: Embraces diverse perspectives and disciplines across Pathfinder and joins with partners at the local, national and global levels towards a common vision and the realization of transformational change.
    • Integrity: Rigorously measures data, shares results and holds self and others accountable.
    • Respect: Understands and appreciates the values, beliefs, knowledge, and capabilities of our staff, our local partners, and the people we serve.
    • Develops Self and Others: Provides, seeks and acts upon feedback and coaching to maximize performance at individual, team and organizational levels.
    • Effective Communication: Actively listens and conveys clear and appropriate messages in both written and verbal forms across a global organization.
    • Knows, Build and Uses Pathfinder Strengths: Learns, invests in, and uses the breadth of Pathfinder’s strengths at the individual, team and organizational level in order to advance Pathfinder’s work.
    • Vision: Creates and articulates a compelling vision for the future
    • Projects and Financial Management: Manages project implementation using systems and tools (e.g. workplan, budget, knowledge management tools, ) and effective communication.
    • Manage to Results: Holds self and others accountable to accomplish clear goals.
    • Decision-Making: Makes decisions and sets priorities, including deciding when to delegate and how to consult others.
    • Advocacy and Influence: Uses data and the Pathfinder brand to communicate Pathfinder’s impact.
    • External Relationships and Partnership Management: Fosters partnerships and relationships as a means to expand Pathfinder’s impact and visibility.
    • Knowledge of and Engagement with the SRHR Ecosystem: Develops and understanding in which Pathfinder operates and is an active member of that ecosystem.

    Required Education, Training and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management, or related field, or equivalent, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required competencies
    • 4 years’ professional experience working in finance, financial monitoring, policies and administration
    • Work experience with a multinational organization
    • Prefer: Work experience in international Finance and Accounting in an organization of at least $50M in revenue with multiple international offices
    • Prefer: Work experience with Serenic/Microsoft Dynamics NAV financial systems
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Prefer: Work experience with government grants and contracts

    Other Information:

    • Travel required (10% or less)
    • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer

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    Global Risk Manager (Kenya)


    Provides overall support for implementation of Pathfinder’s organizational compliance program and serves as the subject matter expert for organizational risk assessments and compliance training. Develops and advises on organizational strategies to ensure compliance with applicable US and international laws and regulations; donor requirements; and Pathfinder policies, procedures and standards of conduct. Supports Compliance team in developing and maintaining reporting channels and overseeing misconduct investigations as appropriate. 

    Key Job Outcomes: 

    • Compliance Program Implementation: Provides overall support for the development and implementation of the Pathfinder compliance program, including risk identification and management, compliance training and communications, internal reporting, policy management, and integration of compliance into Pathfinder business processes.
    • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Conducts periodic risk assessments and develops risk management and mitigation plans to ensure compliance with applicable US and international laws and regulations; governmental and nongovernmental donor requirements; and Pathfinder policies, procedures, and standards of conduct. Assists with implementation of risk management and mitigation plans. Supports Chief Compliance Officer, Internal Audit, and other stakeholders on risk identification process. Supports in the development of a risk dashboard at the organizational and country-level.
    • Policies and Compliance Training. Supports development and revisions of compliance-owned policies and regulations, including coordinating on rollout and provision of ongoing guidance. Develops training program and materials, ensuring donor rules and regulations are incorporated.
    • Investigations and Compliance Issues: Ensures staff are aware of appropriate channels for reporting compliance issues and coordinates with Compliance Team on tracking compliance issues. Conducts data analyses to identify trends, patterns of misconduct, potential misconduct, and other threats to the workplace and recommend solutions for mitigation. Supports Compliance Team in overseeing and conducting investigations which might involve misconduct by employees, sub-awardees, agents, or vendors across Pathfinder offices by partnering with other Business Unit leads e.g. Internal Audit, HR, Procurement.
    • Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates in cross-functional project teams. Supports compliance-related activities as requested.

    Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

    • Compliance Program Development: Advanced knowledge of the elements of an effective compliance program and ability to operate in an international matrixed organization.
    • Compliance Regulations and Requirements: Foundational knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies applicable to international NGOs working under grants and contracts funded by USAID, other government, foundations and other donors.
    • Enterprise Risk Management: Advanced knowledge of risk management techniques and governmental and donor expectations for effective compliance programs.
    • Training and Development: Proven expertise in developing and delivering training programs for small and large groups.
    • Policies and Procedures: Foundational knowledge of best practices in the development of business policies and procedures, including knowledge of methodologies for assigning responsibility and accountability.
    • Investigative Capabilities: Able to identify issues, analyze data, problem-solve, and make independent judgments. Ability to draft and finalize comprehensive written reports detailing the results of investigations.
    • Program and Project Planning and Management: Intermediate skills in program and project management and planning to fulfill performance objectives, including timely implementation and reporting of compliance program policies, processes, procedures and activities.
    • U.S. Compliance: Detailed knowledge of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and Department of Justice compliance program expectations
    • Strategy Development and Implementation: Highly developed critical thinking and strategy skills to craft approaches that promote the long- term goals of the organization.

    Minimally Required Organizational Competencies: 

    • Analytical, Communications and Influencing Skills: Proven analytical ability and deep written and oral communication skills, including ability to persuade others at all levels of the organization.
    • Multi-tasking Skills: Ability to manage multiple initiatives at the same time and work cooperatively with multiple stakeholders.
    • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently and as a member of the team, ability to thrive in a matrix organization, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment.
    • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices.

    Required Education, Training and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required and minimum 5 years of experience
    • 5 years of experience in compliance, legal, or audit
    • Required experience in enterprise risk management, policy governance, and project or program management, in the private or public sector
    • Prefer experience in international non-profit, including with regulatory and legal requirements of grants and contracts funded by USAID and foundations
    • Prefer: Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certification or knowledge of US and International privacy law

     Other Information:

    • Travel required (less than 20%)
    • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer

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