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Coordinator, Finance

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Lexington, KY, USA

The Coordinator, US Programs and Advocacy (USPA) Finance will provide financial support for Save the Children’s Rural Education Programs, a division within the agency charged with implementing high quality programs and policy work focused on early childhood education, school age programs, and emergency preparedness. Rural Education delivers programs to over 150 sub-grantees funded by numerous grants, contracts, and private contributions. The Coordinator is responsible for budget holder support, award management, sub-award management, budgeting, financial analysis, accounting, and expense allocation guidance, and will report to the Director, Finance and Operations, USPA.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • May exercise independent judgment and discretion on operational matters related to specific tasks. Requires supervision to review work progress and results. There are general policies and procedures covering routine tasks.. Requires supervision to review work progress and results. There are general policies and procedures covering routine tasks.
  • Objectives and milestones are determined jointly by employee and supervisor and implemented with management support
  • Functional based policy and practices exist. Incumbent is provided with the "what", but is most likely to determine the "how"
  • Provide information to their Manager or to other Senior Managers so that they can make accurate decisions
  • Build effective relationships with peers and managers. Relates well to all kinds of people

Financial Reporting and Analysis (40%)

  • Prepare financial analysis files by extracting data from the general ledger
  • Conduct monthly general ledger analysis for coding accuracy
  • Provide coding allocations for national invoices
  • Initiate coding re-class transactions in the general ledge

Award Management (30%)

  • Assist with donor budget proposals
  • Monitor grant spend to ensure fair cost allocation and expense projections
  • Provide financial data to Award Managers

Sub-award Management (30%)

  • Prepare comprehensive sub-award analysis, including spending trends
  • Prepare annual sub-grant agreements
  • Reconcile sub-award advance and expense accounts
  • Create sub-grant analysis codes in Agresso, our accounting system
  • Ensure accurate and complete sub-grant files
Educational Background: 
High School or Technical/Vocational Degree
  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in area of expertise
  • Learned knowledge and technical skills to support semi-complex tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel and demonstrated ability to apply creative ideas for data compilations
  • A creative self-starter who has the ability to support multiple stakeholders by providing sound financial data and guidance
  • Ability to work with staff at various levels and to demonstrate the importance of upholding financial policies and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize, work well under pressure, and capably handle/juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 24 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 24 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US