The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
The Budgeting and Reporting Department (B&R) oversees the organization’s budget process and is responsible for grant financial reporting and financial analysis of the organization’s major initiatives. Reporting directly to the Director of Budgeting & Reporting, a successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the continued development of this department including the processes necessary to ensure financial accuracy and compliance.
Key measures of success in this role include: timely and accurate reporting on projects costs and budget variances; effective partnering with our internal clients and external donors; a demonstrated command of the underlying operational and financial aspects of the projects supported; proactive identification and resolution of accounting and budgeting issues.
- Support departments to develop grant proposal budgets, as well as internal departmental budgets and reforecasts.
- Maintain grant requirements and planning modules in the organization’s Finance System.
- Recommend budget adjustments, and other cost improvement measures.
- Lead in the preparation of financial reports for internal and external stakeholders, and ensure all fund activities are in compliance with the organization and grantor requirements.
- Monitor cash flow and foreign exchange fluctuations.
- Work directly with the Director of Budgeting & Reporting and CFO to validate reports.
- Assist in the development of multi-year strategic plans.
- Analyze complex financial data and generate summary reports of the relevant information.
- Review costs and perform cost-benefit analyses related to projects and/or programs.
- Maintain budget monitoring models and grant tracking models.
- Prepare financial trend and scenario analyses.
- Develop budgeting and other financial management reference materials and facilitate training and sharing of best practices with departments.
- Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work.
- Develop a comprehensive knowledge of major program and management issues in the region(s) and departments supported.
- Participate in ad hoc projects and analyses as needed.
- BS/BA in Business, Finance, Accounting, Operations, or related field.
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Public Administration (MPA) is an advantage.
- 3-5 years of experience (prior experience with an international non-profit/NGO is an advantage).
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, and advanced financial analysis and modeling skills.
- Dynamic individual with strong leadership, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as within a team.
- Ability prioritize tasks while working in a fast-paced, limited-structured environment.
- Proven customer service orientation and ability to work collaboratively with diverse finance and non-finance groups.
- Highest ethical standards, a deep sense of collegiality, as well as a strong desire to create positive change on a big scale and to see their work in budgeting and financial reporting as directly linked to, and supportive of, the organization’s impact and vision.