Atlanta | Washington D.C

CARE is seeking a Department Coordinator, Office of the CFO that will be responsible for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of CARE's Office of the Chief Financial Officer, which is comprised of Finance, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Treasury, and Grants, Contracts & Donor Compliance Unit. The Department Coordinator is also key liaison with the Shared Services Center, based in Manila Philippines. A key responsibility will be to serve as liaison between senior team and divisional staff, other CARE divisions, and external constituencies (consultants, donors, fundraisers, the Board, the Finance Committee, the Audit & Risk Management Committee, and members of CARE International), and to manage the information flow between these constituencies. As a member of the Finance and IT team, this individual requires a high degree of tact and integrity due to the great frequency of senior level internal and external contacts and the high exposure to confidential information/data. This individual must know which types of confidential information may be shared with which parties.
The Department Coordinator will design and operationalize support systems and processes to advance the change processes in the Finance/IT/Internal Audit (FIAT) department and provide day-to-day staff support to the Office of the CFO on a wide range of issues. The incumbent will also drive continuous improvement by working with various staff across the organization to identify and implement solutions that help the FIAT, other Departments, and COs operate more effectively, efficiently and seamlessly. The Department Coordinator will become knowledgeable about the issues facing the FIAT department and conversant with all the various constituents both internal and external to the organization and represent FIAT issues and be a champion for FIAT across CARE. The Department Coordinator will act as the key FIAT trouble-shooter and problem-solver on tactical issues that arise at HQ.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Supporting the Office of the CFO
• Project Management
• Communications / Information & Knowledge Management
• Sub-recipient monitoring and due diligence
• Other duties and tasks as assigned
Primary Skills:
• Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field
• 5+ years of progressively professional experience in managing projects that produce major change within an organization and require significant reliance on relationships throughout the organization
• Proven success in a role requiring influencing change without line management responsibility
• Building collaboration across and working with multi-sectoral and multi-cultural teams to drive results
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Partnership brokering, coordination, facilitation and strong inter-personal skills
• Strong analytical, processes- and systems-orientation
• Demonstrated competence and experience in finance, administration and contract management
• Multi-tasking skills
• Initiative and self-starter
• Critical thinking and logical reasoning
• Problem-solving and lateral thinking skills
• Appreciates and comfortable with complexity and complex tasks
• Appreciates and comfortable with dealing with diversity in all its various aspects
• Planning and budgeting
• Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
• Strong Analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Critical thinking and logical reasoning
• Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and produce results in a timely manner
• Advanced MS Office capabilities (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Advanced MS SharePoint capabilities

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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  • Organization: CARE - USA
  • Location: Atlanta | Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
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  • Closing Date: 2016-03-03

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