With support from funders around the world, Special Olympics is continuing to grow the global reach and impact of its school-based co-curricular inclusion programming : Unified Champion Schools.
To coordinate this growth, Special Olympics staff around the world regularly collaborate between departments located at Special Olympics International (SOI) Headquarters in Washington, DC, USA, Regional offices in Panama, Ireland, South Africa, Egypt, UAE, China, and Singapore, Special Olympics accredited Programs in 190+ countries and territories, and partner agencies.
The Sr. Manager, Finance, Global Youth and Education will collaborate closely with colleagues around the world to provide outstanding financial and administrative support to a diverse and growing portfolio of grants and other restricted funding from major foundations, governmental agencies (U.
S. and other), corporate and other sources of donor funding. This position will be responsible for effectively managing these funds throughout the grant life cycle, including budget development, grant start-up, accounting operations, financial monitoring and reporting, grant compliance, subgrant / contract management and closeout.
The position may also support grants and awards from other departments based on assigned portfolio.
P r i m a ry Responsibilities :
Review subgrant budgets, draft subgrant agreements, review financial reports and ensure proper closeout
Requ i r e d Qualifications :
4-year degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) and 5-8 years of applicable work experience in financial management and accounting, preferably in a cross-cultural / international NGO environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English,
Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel (Pivot Tables, Vlookups, filters, etc.) required. Experience with business intelligence (BI) tools (Jet Reports, PowerBI, Tableau) strongly preferred.
Strong administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines.
Des i r e d Qualifications :
Additional language skills.
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