Part Time Associate Director of Finance

  • Part-time

Company Description

Women are incredible. That’s the motivating idea behind everything we do at MSI United States, a US 501(C)(3) that supports MSI Reproductive Choices, an international non-governmental organization (INGO). We’re on a mission to become the world’s largest INGO focused on women’s empowerment, and we’re doing it by making reproductive choice accessible for everyone who wants it. Our role in the US is to find more donors at every level of giving who agree that women should have the right and the ability to decide for themselves if and when to have a child. We need expert fundraisers, marketers, digital innovators, and more to join our growing team and fight for women to take control of their bodies and lives.

Job Description

The Associate Director of Finance supports the finance function of MSI US and the strategic plans of MSI Reproductive Choices. Duties include financial business planning, month-end and year-end processing, financial reporting, audit support, accounting, and compliance. This role will also provide support and analysis to our Global Funding team, comprised of MSI US and three other international teams focused on fundraising, stewardship, and external relations. The ideal candidate has a strong background in financial management, excellent leadership skills, and a deep understanding of nonprofit accounting principles and statutory compliance.

The Associate Director of Finance reports to the President MSI US and will also have a reporting line to MSI’s finance office in London.  They will work closely and collaboratively with Global Support Office finance colleagues and will attend global finance meetings. The Director will supervise, provide work direction, give performance reviews, and provide problem-solving assistance to the US Staff Accountant and US Human Resources Manager. This 20 – 25 hours/week part-time role is based out of the Washington, DC office with the possibility of some remote work.

Financial Business Planning

  • Lead the financial business planning process, including the annual budgeting, reforecasting, and long-term financial planning of the MSI-US office.
  • Collaborate with the US executive team and Global Funding team leaders to develop budgets & financial plans (income and expenditure) that align with organizational and departmental goals and strategic objectives.
  • Support monthly financial reports and provide analysis for the President, MSI-US and VP Partnerships & Philanthropy.  Act as their lead business partner in ensuring strong financial and business management, including a continued effort to drive maximum cost efficiencies.
  • Support the preparation of periodic financial reports for the MSI US Board of Directors, providing timely and accurate financial information for decision-making. Present financial updates and recommendations to the Board as needed.
  • Manage relationships with our banking and legal advisors.
  • Provide ad hoc financial support as needed to the President of MSI US

Compliance and Policies: Internal and External Audits

  • Ensure compliance with all financial and regulatory requirements, including GAAP, IRS regulations, and local laws. Stay updated on accounting and reporting standards changes, providing guidance and recommendations for adherence.
  • Regularly review and update policies to align with best practices and changing organizational needs.
  • Coordinate with organizational external and internal auditors.
  • Manage the annual external audit process, serving as the main point of contact for independent auditing firms. Work with the finance and audit committee to review and analyze audit results. Coordinate Form 990 preparation with the external auditor.

Management

  • Supervise a Staff Accountant and ensure accurate and timely completion of accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, and month-end close processes, including general ledger reconciliations, journal entries, and financial statement preparation.
  • Supervise, provide work direction, give performance reviews, and provide problem-solving assistance to the Staff Accountant and Human Resources Manager.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

  • Minimum of eight to ten (8-10) years’ experience in a financial management role for a 501(c)3 organization.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA designation preferred.
  • Proven experience in financial management, preferably in the nonprofit sector, with a strong understanding of nonprofit accounting principles, budgeting, and financial analysis.
  • Experience managing external audits and preparing financial statements and reports, including Form 990.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software and financial management systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial modeling.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex financial data, identify trends, and provide strategic insights and recommendations.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and deliver high-quality work.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues across different departments and time zones.
  • Experience in leading and developing a high-performing team, with excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Commitment to MSI US' mission and values, including a deep understanding of and respect for women's rights and reproductive health.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of donor compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Experience working with global and/or multinational organizations.

Additional Information

This part-time role is planed to be salaried in the $90,000 - $110,000 range. The exact salary will depend on the desired work hours of the candidate as well as their background and experience.

Beyond being very competitive in our salaries in any of the areas where we have team members, we offer part-time employees a 5% contribution to a retirement account as well as annual leave, sick leave, and other leave categories. As this role is part-time, it is not eligible for MSI US medical, dental, vision, or other health insurance coverage. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

MSI US is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons in all aspects of employment, regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information, or any other protected status.

For more information about MSI United States, please visit our website at www.msiunitedstates.org