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Financial Officer

Дата на публикуване:
23 май 2022 г.
Валидна до:
29 май 2022 г.
Reach for Change България
Пощенски код:
ул. Христо Белчев 3, ет.1, Къща на гражданските организации
Ел. поща:
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Country Manager
LOCATION: Sofia, Bulgaria
COMMITMENT: Full time/part time
DURATION: Permanent
INTERVIEWS: Expected to take place the second week of June
STARTING DATE: 1st of August or upon agreement
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29th of May. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible.

What we are looking for:

Do you have a genuine interest in accounting and financial analysis and want to work with a growing non-profit organization and internationally in a multicultural team? Do you have a natural instinct for structure and attention to details and are always looking to improve processes and ways of working?

About the role:

Reporting to the Country Manager the overall responsibility of this role is to manage the finances and the accounting of the legal entity of Reach for Change in Bulgaria with its present and future subsidiaries. The main areas of responsibility are; 1.) managing the accounting, 2.) supporting the budgeting, forecasting and reporting for the operations including a number of projects. The Finance officer is overall responsible for correct preparation of financial statements in compliance with the internal rules of the entity, applicable accounting standards and applicable Bulgarian legislation.
This role is broad with end-to-end hands-on exposure, requiring someone with significant tenacity who can deliver results on-time.

About Reach for Change

Reach for Change is an international non profit organization with the mission to unleash the power of innovation and entrepreneurship to create a better world for children and youth. We find and support local, early stage social entrepreneurs to scale their innovations and solve the most pressing issues faced by children. Our core product is development programs for social entrepreneurs, in which the entrepreneurs are supported to scale their innovations through capacity building, networks and funding. Being co-created by successful entrepreneurs in the non-profit and the business sector in 2010 in Sweden, we have a portfolio of 600+ social entrepreneurs in 18 countries across three continents (Africa, Central Asia and Europe) who, together with us, have positively impacted more than 4 million children’s lives to date.
For more information about Reach for Change, visit our website www.reachforchange.org.

Your main responsibilities:
a) Managing the accounting in Bulgaria
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions in line with national statutories, organizational and donor requirements and deadlines.
  • Develop, implement and document necessary accounting process controls to ensure quality and compliance including proposing updates to the financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare statutory financial year end reports and ensure the foundation is compliant with national statutory reporting.
  • Manage the finance and accounting systems
  • Lead the yearly audit process independently, as well as ad hoc project audits
  • Be the go-to person for the organisation regarding accounting and financial issues and support on adhoc questions
  • Work day-to-day closely with the global finance team and respond to any additional assistance

b) Managing budgets and projects
  • Provide support to the Country Manager in the yearly budget process
  • Lead and plan the monthly/annual reporting and forecasting process and enforce associated budgetary controls.
  • Plan, prepare and present monthly financial reports to project owners, management, donors/partners as required.
  • Ensuring accurate project controlling, financial grant management and financial reporting for a number of projects
  • Support creation of financial budgets for fundraising purposes.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the financial policy of the entity, including internal rules (instructions, guidelines) concerning financial activities and procedures, in cooperation with the Country Manager
  • Compliance with the procedures and instructions given by the Country manager.
  • Other duties assigned by the Country Manager
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial accounting or as a Controller
  • Up to date knowledge of Bulgarian accounting regulations and EU accounting standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Bulgarian
  • General good IT computer skills and familiarity with Google Suite,MS Office including remote, cross functional online working.
  • Previous experience working with Netsuite is a plus
  • Previous experience from project management and financial reporting to institutional donors like the EU, Erasmus etc. will be a strong advantage
Skills and personal attributes:
  • Smart, brave and passionate!
  • Approach work with a collaborative “can do” attitude and a desire for continuous improvement.
  • Flexible and see change as a natural condition.
  • Fast learner with analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Ambitious and passionate for Reach for Change’s mission.

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Reach for Change recognizes that creating the change we want to see around us starts with ourselves, in our own organization. That is why it is important for us to strive to represent the change we want to see in the world. As a team, we strive to be diverse along many dimensions such as ethnicity, gender, language, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, beliefs, socio-economic status, physical and mental ability, thinking styles, experience, and education. We believe that the wide array of perspectives results from such diversity and promotes innovation and success. We therefore invite every candidate to bring their unique individual strengths.