Job Title:International Finance and Auditing Officer
Reports To: International Finance and Auditing Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Travel Requirements :2 US Office Locations
30% International Office Locations**
This position supports Accounting, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Auditing and Compliance Assurance Procedures and Processes in MAP International Offices.
The general responsibilities for this position include:
· Preparing International Offices monthly financial reports for consolidation into MAP International global financial systems data base (Agresso).
· Reviewing and analyzing International Offices financial data and internal controls to identify risks and notify management for their action.
· Recommending appropriate actions to resolve audit findings and following up on action items.
· Coordinating annual budgeting process, quarterly monitoring of budgetary performance, and monthly cash transfers for International Offices.
· Supporting project audits, annual external audit processes, and compiling information for MAP Global yearend financial statement audit.
· This position plays a very important role in consistent oversight and compliance with MAP's Internal Control Framework and addressing issues effectively and timely.
· It requires intensive GAAP, non-profit and fund accounting experience, internal auditing experience, international travel experience, and excellent communication skills.
· Individuals who are self- starters, strategic thinkers, analytical, and confident in making operating decisions are encouraged to apply.
DETAILED JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
ACCOUNTING and FINANCE FUNCTIONS – 40% of Time
· Coordinate with International Offices management and prepare timely and accurate monthly financial reports for consolidation into MAP Global financial systems data base (Agresso).
· Supports the development of financial reports in Agresso to meet the different reporting requirement for MAP Senior Management Team, Board Members, Program Donors, and International Offices host governments.
· Review and analyze International Offices financial results and identify exceptional transactions and account balances for investigation and appropriate resolution.
· Review the monthly revenue reports, funds balance reports, international transfer requests, and recommend appropriate operational fund transfers to international offices.
· Prepare and communicate program designated funds balance in MAP US office to the respective International Offices in a timely manner.
· Document results of reviews and analysis, actions proposed to address risks identified and follow up actions to address those risks.
· Support the International Finance and Auditing Director in providing global financial oversight, performance improvement training for finance and program staff capacity, and resolving the annual external audit management letter comments.
AUDITING FUNCTIONS – 30% of Time
· Perform internal controls review and transaction audit of International Offices and report adverse observations for management action.
· Support International Offices in planning and executing specific project audits, annual internal controls and risk evaluation, and year end financial statement audit.
· Review International Offices year end financial statement audit reports and recommend adjustments appropriate to finalize the audit report and management letter.
· Compile International Offices audit information that would be required for MAP Global yearend financial statement external audit procedures.
BUDGETING and CASH MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS - 20% of Time
· Support International Offices in developing detailed operational budget, the consolidated annual budget, and the supporting monthly cash flow schedule.
· Review International Offices monthly cash request and coordinate with Treasury to transfer the appropriate amount from the available funding sources.
· Perform quarterly analysis of currency exchange fluctuation and recommend appropriate actions to manage the impact on operational budgets.
OTHER FUNCTIONS – 10% of Time
· Support management in developing new policies and updating existing policies and procedures for effective utilization of the financial systems database (Agresso) in International Offices.
· Support management in developing International Offices staff capacity through the design and delivery of performance improvement training and mentoring.
Not applicable but candidate would provide input in to the annual performance evaluation processes for International Offices Finance Managers.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS % of Time
· US and International Offices Accounting and Audit Units 50
· Global Programs 15
· External Audit (US Office and International Offices) 10
· GEMS and Materials Management & Logistics 10
· Resource Development 5
· Human Resource 5
· Information Technology 5
· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or the equivalent with at least 2 years work experience with reputable INGOs.
Strong computer and analytical skills, and work experience with web-based financial operating systems.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with specific reference to communication with International Offices in developing countries.
· International travel experience in developing countries and fluency in French and/or Spanish is added advantage.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
There will be occasions when it will be necessary to work beyond the regular 40 hour work week and under hardship conditions in the International Office locations where there are limited or no facilities including transportation, regular electricity supply, telephone/internet etc. This usually occurs during times of high activity or when assistance is needed within the team and/or the International Office locations.