Financial Controller
Job Details
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Finance
Description

About Us: Love Justice International (LJI) is a Christian nonprofit organization compelled by Gods love to fight the worlds greatest injustices. We fight injustice in two primary ways: through our expanding anti-human trafficking work and by caring for orphaned and abandoned children. We currently work throughout Asia and Africa.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Stateside or Overseas, Salaried

Salary Range: $60,000 to $80,000 annually

 

Program and Position Overview: LJIs programs primarily include our anti-trafficking, family homes, and school work. Our anti-trafficking work particularly is what we are scaling to many different countries at this time. The Financial Controller will ensure that all programs in all fields are following international accounting and Love Justice standards and will verify that they are spending money for the purpose for which it was given. The Financial Controller will oversee any International Finance Officers and coordinate closely with program Regional Stewards and leadership.

 

The Financial Controller will report to the CEO. Ideal candidates would be located in Denver, CO, or Durban, South Africa, but it could be possible for this position to operate remotely. Will require at some domestic and international travel (3-6 weeks per year)

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the Financial Controller to oversee all financial transactions for the organization, including:

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis - Continually analyze our financial data in order to provide crucial guidance and recommendations to the CEO and board. Send out monthly financial reports with a dashboard analyzing key indicators, and send monthly budget updates to staff who oversee budget areas.

  • Grants Accounting - Track ongoing grant expenses and ensure spending falls within the window of allowable expenses, reporting to and liaising with the granting agencies and collaborating with key program staff to facilitate compliance.

  • Oversee Financial Processes - Manage key processes around reimbursements and payments for staff support accounts, wire transfers, depositing and recording of donations, accounting, payroll, severance, and staff benefits. Continually improve financial processes.

  • International Accounting / Audits - Work with overseas staff to ensure that all fields are using appropriate accounting practices, and to ensure that money is being spent for the purposes for which it was given.

  • Facilitate the Annual Budget Process - Work with the CEO, Leadership Team, and Board Finance Committee to facilitate the annual budget process

  • Manage Key Relationships - Manage key high level relationships with our external auditors, accountant, banks, and the ECFA.

 

Qualifications:

  • Mature Christian faith

  • A strong commitment to social justice and advocacy on behalf of vulnerable populations

  • Minimum of a bachelors in Finance or Accounting

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and willingness to adapt to changing and challenging circumstances

  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills

 

Preferred candidates will also have the following:

  • Masters degree in Finance or Accounting

  • CPA

  • Significant experience with grants accounting, US governmental financial reporting, and international nonprofit oversight

  • Forensic accounting

Work Environment and Requirements: Ideal candidates would be located in Denver, CO, or Durban, South Africa, but it could be possible for this position to operate remotely. Will require at some domestic and international travel (3-6 weeks per year)

 

Please apply on our Careers Page.

Email careers@lovejustice.ngo with questions.

Because Every Life Is Beautiful and Worth Fighting For
Our mission statement is: sharing the love of Jesus Christ by fighting the world's greatest injustices.
Core Value: Be the Kingdom
Core Value: Help Those Who Need It Most
Core Value: Do Much With Little
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