Reporting to the President of World Concern, the Senior Director of Finance & Compliance will analyze and interpret financial data in relationship to actual operations in order to strategically and tactically develop and prepare financial plans, budgets and forecasts. Oversee the day-to-day international finance operations and financial strategic development of World Concern. Oversee budgeting and financial projects, dash boarding of critical metrics and work with World Concern leaders to ensure reports are accurate and timely. Oversee compliance with U.S. Government and other major international funded obligations while actively identifying opportunities to further the organization’s commitment to operating with integrity.
Additionally, responsible for organizational ethics and accountability, including government/host country statutes and regulations while establishing and managing organizational policies and procedures. Investigate, evaluate and interpret emerging issues taking into consideration known laws, organizational ethics and risk, and make recommendations to senior leadership based on these. Provide oversight along with a strong day-to-day leadership presence and support a mission-aligned unity and submission to Christ in World Concern activities and operations.
(General overview and may not include all details of responsibilities)
Provide recommendations to World Concern President regarding best business practices, financial ratios/analysis and other changes based on financial evaluations and industry standards.
Oversee the annual budgeting process for directors and department heads through a strategic period of evaluation and future vision casting.
Review USG, EU and other significant donor type mix ratios in collaboration with other Directors and ensure increased efficiency in operations.
Keep the WCDO/WC Board of Trustees informed of the financial condition of the organization on a regular basis.
Lead World Concern’s strategic plan initiatives relating to Finance and Compliance.
Monitor integrity of donor intent and full-costing allocations, in collaboration and coordination with Resource Advancement and World Concern Operations.
Manage the preparation and development of World Concern annual operating budgets, forecasts, revised targets, and ongoing reports and analysis. Ensure timely and relevant production of documents, reports and budgets.
Compile financial analysis and dashboards for World Concern. Design management reports and key performance measures as needed.
Provide financial analysis and related research of monthly Grant Reports, looking for trends and areas of concern, to enable accurate program and operations management.
Responsible for World Concern international finance oversight in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
Compliance & Risk Management
Oversee compliance with U.S. Government federal and other international bilateral and multilateral institutional grants, keeping current on regulatory requirements and monitoring compliance.
Manage and oversee grant and foundation proposal, reporting & compliance functions including review of sub-recipients to ensure compliance with terms of sub-agreements and applicable grantor rules and regulations.
Evaluate systems and processes related to grants to ensure compliance and requirements for the government and NGOs. Develop new systems and processes as needed, providing support to operations in implementation.
Complete internal reviews and training of international operations, including travel to overseas offices as necessary.
Investigate allegations of fraud or code of conduct violations in a manner that aligns with the organization’s mission and vision and recommend appropriate action.
Develop, update and recommend to senior leadership policies, processes and procedures and follow up as necessary to ensure implementation.
Advise senior leadership regarding changes, trends or developments that might influence decision-making or pose additional risk to the organization.
Develop effective campaigns that raise organizational awareness of ethical issues and message appropriate responses.
Review, establish, implement and administer and/or coordinate policies and procedures necessary for the effective Finance and Compliance functions across World Concern.
Provide managerial audits, conduct research and special projects as assigned.
Primary manager for budget development, monitoring and expense control of WCDO and Finance & Compliance department budgets.
Supervise World Concern Regional Finance Directors, Grant Compliance Officer and Accountability Officer with authority to hire, develop and maintain appropriate short-term and long-term objectives, strategies, standards, work flow, evaluate performance and recommend termination.
Design and direct training initiatives, building capacity, to ensure finance staff are equipped to perform their roles and responsibilities with accuracy and professionalism.
Provide support in trouble-shooting situations, regarding day-to-day financial operations and training as needed.
Personal conduct that reflects well on CRISTA Ministries and supports our personal conduct policy
Perform all duties consistent with the CRISTA Ministries Mission Statement
E SSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles in word and deed. Commitment to spiritual growth and development. Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Seven (7) years or more of Accounting/Finance or Business Management experience.
Five (5) years or more of experience with demonstrated success in budgeting, planning for future fiscal years.
Three (3) to five (5) years or more of Grant management and governance, including experience with U.S. Government grant compliance.
Three (3) years or more years of working as a business manager, accounting manager or in a Senior finance leadership role, in a Not-for-Profit setting, with the ability to lead and teach team to meet operational requirements to optimize business office functions.
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION
Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Management Accountant.
SOFTWARE / EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE
Microsoft Office Suite, with a strong focus on Excel.
Working knowledge of accounting software packages.
Demonstrated ability to teach and train others in small group settings with the ability to communicate difficult concepts to a wide audience.
Ability to think analytically and resolve problems independently.
High level of initiative and adaptability to changing environment.
Ability to achieve and lead best practices in relevant fields.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and supervisory skills.
Ability to lead by example, positively influence staff and work within a team.
Administration and management experience in a cross-cultural setting.
Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including periodic travel to international offices.
Ability to work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, staff and customers.
Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, the mission of transforming the lives of poor and marginalized people.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting.
Three (3) years’ International Not-For-Profit experience.
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION
Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Management Accountant
SOFTWARE / EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE
Working Knowledge of Sage ACCPAC, Agresso and Salesforce software systems.
Seatbelt sales and service
Join our busy market leading distribution company operating from central Christchurch and specialising in providing the right seatbelts for a wide range of automotive and industrial vehicles, nationwide.
This is a full-time position Monday to Friday with hours from 8am to 5pm and working with our longtime staff who are motivated and keen to find solutions for our customers. No travelling is required but a good knowledge of the various vehicle models in New Zealand will be most helpful.
About the Role
As a sales consultant you will draw on your automotive and mechanical experience and knowledge to assist our customers with their enquiries and orders.
You will work with a small but motivated team, with tasks including:
- Assisting customers with their requirements and taking their orders,
- Processing orders by: picking, packing, invoicing and dispatching in a timely manner,
- Building and maintaining relationships with our customers, by phone, email and some over the counter contact as well.
- Keeping accurate records and documentation
Skills & Experience
You will need a strong understand of car models if you want to hit the ground running. Whether you've worked in automotive parts, have a mechanical background and looking to get into something lighter and cleaner, or you're someone for who cars are a favourite hobby and you would like to increase that to full-time work, then this role could be just the one you are looking for -doing that you love with like-minded people. Applicants should be:
- Self motivated and a driven individual who has solid mechanic and parts experience,
- Happy dealing with and building relationships with current and new customers,
- Good communication skills and the ability to assist with a variety of customers,
- High attention to detail, which can consistently be put into practice,
- Comfortable working with a close knit team player with a passion for the auto industry,
- Applicants for this position should have NZ residency, or a valid NZ work visa.
Seatbelt Sales has been the market leader for seatbelts in New Zealand for the last 30 years, with the widest range in the country and distributing the best brands available. Recent and planed growth open up the opportunity for a new member to join the team, in our busy but friendly workplace, helping keep drivers throughout the country safe.
This will be above award, and appropriate to the skill and experience of the successful applicant.
This is a great opportunity to utilise your current knowledge and to learn from the best in the business. Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Christian Education Trust is a well-established Bay of Plenty based Christian organisation. We hold a vision to be a biblically based Christ-centered educational community, making disciples whose servant-hearted influence transforms lives and culture. The Christian Education Trust – Services Provision provides financial, property, administration and development support to each one of the Christian Education Trust Entities.
We employ approximately 25 staff across the operations covering all aspects of our services provision.
We are seeking a suitably-experienced and qualified candidate to fill our General Manager role. Reporting to the Christian Education Trust Board of Trustees(Directors), you will be responsible for all services provision, operations and will lead a dedicated team of senior finance, property, administration and development staff.
You will be able to demonstrate a solid alignment with our organisation’s Mission, Vision and Values. From your experience in your industry, you will have developed a strong understanding and ability to successfully develop, implement and manage business strategy, whilst continually identifying and addressing business sector challenges and risks as they develop, to ensure the ongoing success of the Christian Education Trust.
For this position you will have a strong services provision background, with excellent leadership experience within either the finance or property sectors. A driven self-starter with a people-oriented approach, you will enjoy working closely with all aspects of the business in this exciting and challenging environment.
Development of successful business strategies and operational plans in line with the overall long-term strategic objectives of the Christian Education Trust.
Identify and implement innovative technologies that will directly improve productivity and/or support for our Entities.
Solid understanding of financial statements and reporting to support profit generation.
Ensure human resources are managed to support staff relations and culture, staff welfare, health and safety, recruiting and training.
Proactively support services provision to our Entities.
Keep abreast of compliance – lead health and safety in the work place, policies and procedures.
You’ll impress us with your successful track record in a leadership role gained in a services provision environment.
You’ll be recognised for your effective communication skills, high level and big picture thinking capabilities.
You’ll bring strong negotiation and influencing skills, excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and team building skills. Solid business management and financial acumen, with a demonstrated background in delivering performance, safety and continuous improvement principles.
You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package.
Send your CV in Word format to email@example.com. If you would like to know more, visit www.cet.org.nz or please call Bernadette Lampp on +6421803494 for a confidential discussion.
Applications close Wednesday 13th October at 12pm.
This is a tremendous opportunity for a graduate/intermediate accountant to join our passionate and friendly team, who are serious about professionally delivering the company’s automation, audio visual, security and electrical services. We are now looking for a qualified person to fill this key role in our company.
This exciting role is to manage the accounting and financial functions of the company and with the full support of our governance, administrative and operational management team.
In return and depending on your qualifications and experience, the remuneration package would be in the range of NZ$60k to NZ$70k per annum plus attractive staff buying privileges. The position is available for immediate start.
The company is privately owned and holds strongly to Christian values including honesty, integrity and respect. You would need to be comfortable working in this environment and demonstrate a commitment to these values.