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Project Finance Officer
Global Projects
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Experience Level
  • Initiates brainstorming or problem-solving meetings. With time in the job, develops skills for analyzing and communicating program successes and failures; reports lessons learned to the team and other members
  • Demonstrates appreciation for diversity of thought. Builds cross-functional relationships with other functional departments
  • Demonstrates ability to be adaptable and willing to confront and change own ideas and preconceptions with the resiliency and flexibility to make changes based on hearing a diversity of thoughts
  • Drafts team documents, briefing materials, and presentations. Articulates program/project objectives and how they fit into a team's goals and/or Search's mission and adapts to the communications setting
  • Applies standards, identifies areas for standardization, and coordinates across functions from a multicultural perspective that reflects consideration of other cultures, other viewpoints, and other ways of doing things
  • Takes into account the environmental landscape, assesses one's own and others' viewpoints in their environment, and proposes solutions from an ethical perspective
  • Recognizes the options available for solving problems, conducts analyses, and calculates metrics and other technical tools to support informed decision making
  • Conducts Quality Control of team documents, briefing materials, presentations, and systems data. Carefully reviews and checks the accuracy of information in work reports, management information systems, or with other individuals and groups. Checks the accuracy of one's own and others' work. Proactively informs management of potential risks and concerns; suggests resolutions
  • Independently prioritizes time to reach deadlines and reaches end results of assignments with ability to accomplish multiple steps with limited to no supervision
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting & Finance with 6 years of relevant work experience in the international NGO sector
  • Prior experience working on Rapid Response Fund mechanism is strongly preferred
  • Experience with budgeting and grants management
  • Experience working in a grants implemented in multiple countries
  • Willingness to travel in challenging contexts
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively to work with a diverse team, with attention to mentorship and professional development of staff
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Fluency in French is a strong advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Lead and assist with the financial management of the Global projects under supervision of the Project Finance Manager, Global Projects, in close collaboration with Senior Manager, Global Programs
  • Provide financial oversight for the Rapid Response Fund mechanism, oversee the financial vetting of Rapid Response Fund partners, ensure that all the financial vetting documentations for each stream of funding is received and approved in a timely manner, prepare and submit requests for approval and follow up with the Finance team
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are conducted in accordance with Search and donor regulations
  • Provide the project team with timely and solutions-oriented finance support within a complex global project
Search for Common Ground

501-1,000 employees

Non-governmental organization
Company Overview
Search for Common Ground's mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. They believe that conflict is inevitable but violence is not. Conflict is a natural result of human diversity.
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • International Employee Assistance Plan (TCNs/Expats only)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Home Leave
  • R&R Leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration
  • Audacity
  • Tenacity
  • Empathy
  • Results