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Regional Manager, Accounting & Finance, Africa & Europe Region at International Justice Mission (IJM)


Accounting, Auditing & Finance

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1 week ago

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We are a global team of lawyers, investigators, social workers, community activists and other professionals. We work to protect the poor from violence through 17 field offices throughout Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia-and 95% of us are at work in our own countries. But we don’t work alone. Our work would be impossible without the partnership of local law enforcement and justice system officials, aftercare professionals, NGOs, churches, students, parents, friends and scholars standing together to protect the poor from violence. We are inspired by God’s call to love all people and to seek justice for the oppressed. We protect the poor from violence without regard to religion, race or any other factor, and we seek to partner with all people of goodwill.


Ensure timely processing of transactions and the timely review and upload of field office financial transactions for the global monthly close. Equip the Regional Accounting Services and other field office finance teams by providing technical accounting guidance, training, tools, and templates that enable them to utilize IJM’s financial policies and procedures to account for and produce reliable financial data and reports. Ensure ERP systems used by the region are properly configured to meet the accounting and financial management needs of the region. Support the management of restricted awards for compliance with donor regulations and the accurate accounting and timely reporting to IJM managers and donors. Ensure books of accounts and schedules to ledger accounts are properly and timely reconciled to support IJM’s annual audits.


Advanced Accounting/Finance degree or CPA preferred. At least five years’ experience as an accountant, auditor, or similar position; of which three years is in the international not-for-profit environment; At least 2 years of supervisory experience preferred; Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), an understanding of general journal entries and foreign currency exchange and translation; Knowledge and experience with US government grant making rules (2 CFR ) and other private and international institutions awards; Experience and mid to advanced-level competency with Microsoft Excel and/or other similar software packages; Experience with electronic financial and accounting systems (Experience using Workday and QuickBooks preferred); Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with people from diverse cultures and disciplines; Capacity to accurately and objectively evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of strategies and activities and implement appropriate adjustments; Experience in training individuals and small groups; Ability to remain winsome, professional, loving and engaged in professional disagreement or conflict; Ability to maintain the posture of a servant, ensuring that our customers succeed; and Ability to travel internnaatiolly, particularly to low-resource settings.

Critical Qualities :

Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed; Self-starter with strong initiative; Disciplined with priorities; Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness; Exceptional verbal and written communication; Flexible, collaborative and eager to support others; Effective team player who fosters collaborative environment; and Adept at creative problem solving.

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