CARE International Job Vacancy: Financial Analyst - Ottawa, Canada

CARE Canada is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to support the oversight of its Country Offices abroad.

The Financial Analyst will provide support the Director of Country Office Financial Analysis and Risk Management in overseeing the implementation of standards and guidelines regarding Country Office financial management, financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, and compliance and risk management. This individual will also closely monitor the financial performance, financial viability and risks of Country Offices, as well as provide support, technical advice and capacity building to Country Office staff.

This position will report directly to the Director, Country Office Financial Analysis and Risk Management, and will work alongside other members of the Corporate Services team at CARE Canada. This position is based in Ottawa, but international travel will be required. French and/or Spanish communications skills will be an asset.

What you offer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with NGOs and be familiar with their billing structure
  • Experience with preparing and analyzing donor financial reports
  • Strong computer skill: advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access database, Outlook and the Windows operating environment
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally (a valid passport will be required) (2-3 trips a year)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
What would make you extraordinary (Assets)?
  • Professional accounting designation (i.e. CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Experience or knowledge of Crystal Reports and Scala would be an asset
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish
What we offer:
  • Generous leave entitlements, including December holiday closure
  • Full benefits: dental, medical, vision care, paramedical, life insurance (some exceptions may apply) and professional and confidential Employee Assistance Program services
  • Flexible work hours and a work from home policy
  • Central location which is close to popular amenities, access to public transportation routes, free parking
  • International travel opportunities
  • Learning and development opportunities, and specialised training
  • A family friendly environment
  • Business casual four days per week, Jeans Fridays
  • Onsite BBQ and shower facilities.
About CARE
Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. In over 80 countries, CARE works with the poorest communities to improve basic health and education, enhance rural livelihoods and food security, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity, help vulnerable people adapt to climate change and provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls, living in poverty, because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

If you are someone who thrives on challenge, loves to be part of a dynamic international team and you are passionate about making a difference, then this opportunity is for you. Please apply directly at CLICK HERE preferably by January 21, 2018. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will remain posted until a qualified candidate is identified.