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Finance & Administrative (F&A) Associate - Belmopan, Belize 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
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Category International  
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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Finance & Administrative (F&A) Associate, Belmopan, Belize

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Finance & Administrative (F&A) Associate for a multi-country child labor prevention project. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

GENERAL: Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. Winrock embraces continuous quality improvement and a culture of impact, accountability and entrepreneurship.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.

APPLICATIONS: Applicants should go to Winrock's Career page at winrockinternational.appone.com to submit their application, a current resume and cover letter referencing F&A Associate, Belize by April 6, 2017. Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.

Local nationals of Belize strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Finance & Administrative (F&A) Associate, Belize

LOCATION: Belmopan, Belize

UNIT: Civic Engagement and Social Equity

REPORTS TO: Country Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:

The F&A Associate will work closely with the Country Coordinator to support the implementation of a program to reduce the incidence of child labor and improve child labor prevention policies at the local and national levels. He/she will assist the Country Coordinator to ensure quality logistical, financial, and administrative support, as well as programmatic support as needed. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Country Coordinator in identifying and securing office space for an office of two to three employees;

  • Responsibilities may include requisition, collection, and analysis of quotes, processing and maintenance of purchase orders and contracts, collection of goods from vendors, etc.;

  • Coordinate procurement of goods and services at Country Coordinator’s direction;

  • Oversee and manage office supply stock, and maintain office infrastructure for an office of two to three employees;

  • Represent the Country Coordinator and the project at meetings to establish connections and obtain information;

  • Facilitate logistics for US-based staff and project partners during trips to Belize for in-country workshops and other events;

  • Support the Country Coordinator in organizing workshops, seminars, trainings, and meetings, including coordinating logistics;

  • Record all field-based cash and bank transactions and perform monthly reconciliations;

  • Prepare monthly financial reports and fund requests for submission to Winrock Home Office;

  • Manage relationships with banking institutions;

  • Maintain bank, cash, and checkbook records;

  • Disburse funds to staff and vendors in accordance with Winrock and donor regulations and Belize legal requirements;

  • Prepare monthly payroll and related taxes, including the recording of applicable benefits;

  • Adhere to Winrock and donor financial procedures and record-keeping policies;

  • Maintain updated and accurate F&A and programmatic filing system;

  • In cooperation with the Country Coordinator, ensure necessary level of effective communication with government officials and other stakeholders;

  • Assist Country Coordinator in preparing narrative reports;

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

Education

  • Diploma or above from a recognized and accredited college/university in accounting, business, economics, or other related field of study;

Work Experience

  • Three or more years’ hands-on experience in day-to-day office support functions and F&A support for an international NGO;

  • Experience performing accounting functions required;

  • Experience managing finances, tracking spending against budgets, and developing budget forecasts preferred;

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge and skills in office management, logistics, procurement, and administration;

  • Knowledge of requirements for taxation and withholdings;

  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times;

  • Fluent English language skills required;

  • Excellent working knowledge of office software packages including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;

  • Ability to work with attention to detail and to meet deadlines;

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and be self-sufficient in organizing work

 
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law - Supplement
Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Your Rights Under the Polygraph Protection Act
Your Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Pay Transparency  

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