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Finance Coordinator at Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps

Since 2009, Global Health Corps (GHC) has built a network of 1150+ next gen leaders committed to transforming health systems. Through a robust fellowship and alumni program, GHC seeds the health sector with innovative and resilient young leaders and invests in them to grow and drive systems change across their careers. GHC serves as a critical talent pipeline for its partners, an entry point to global health for non-clinical leaders who join as fellows, and a leadership accelerator for alumni and their networks. GHC leaders are concentrated in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the U.S., but the network has a truly global reach across 40+ countries and 450+ health organizations.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Finance team is responsible for all financial functions of the organization, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll support, budgeting, financial reporting, and compliance. The team objective is to enhance efficiency, provide accurate and complete financial information about our programs and operations, making it easier to forecast future funding needs, and ensuring continuous stability and steady growth of our mission. Working under the direction of the Vice President of Finance, the Finance Coordinator is responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions and providing financial and administrative support to teammates. Our ideal candidate demonstrates interest in performing day-to-day accounting activities, including bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures. You should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks.

Specifically, the Finance Coordinator will…

    • Support the fiscal operations, including general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, grants and contributions, cash flow management, tax filing/reporting, journal entries, financial reports/records, and general ledger accounts
    • Oversee the monthly closing processes and global consolidation of transactions from GHC’s countries of operation
    • Support the development and review of the fiscal year budgets and performance projections
    • Assist with the development team to create budgets for grant proposals, financial reports, and analytics to support fundraising and the donor cultivation process
    • Support the financial tracking and cash flow projection of grants funding (grants tracker) and reconcile against the donor database (Salesforce)
    • Administrate payroll in coordination with the People Team.
    • Support annual audit by coordinating with other team members to secure necessary documentation and information
    • Conduct finance onboarding for new staff
    • Maintain organized, accurate, and secure accounting and finance files at all times.

WHO YOU ARE

    • An enthusiastic advocate for Global Health Corps’ mission and values. You are inspired to empower and support leaders building a movement for global health equity. You thrive on a close-knit team that values shared integrity, inclusive collaboration, sustainable resilience, and continuous learning.
    • An experienced Finance Professional looking to grow new skills in the international arena. You bring 3-5 years of work experience as an Accountant, Finance Officer, or similar role with in-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes.
    • You are DEI-centered and have a passion for supporting teams. You strive to make every interaction with staff a positive one. You approach every aspect of work, big and small, with a critical lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and have a passion for creating a work environment where all teammates feel valued and supported.
    • Detail-oriented with outstanding analytical and time management skills. You understand what details matter, and you get them right.
    • A problem solver who owns your work. You overcome obstacles in your work by identifying them, adapting to new information, and proactively devising solutions. You take action before being asked and hold yourself accountable when you set goals.
    • An action-oriented, resourceful, and collaborative team member. You possess a “get it done” attitude, with the ability to stay focused and nimble in a dynamic environment. You work effectively across teams, time zones, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • A strong communicator and relationship builder. You enjoy finding ways to relay information, so it sticks and is easily understood. You have a warm, energetic, and authentic personality that translates to building lasting relationships with a range of personalities.
    • You are knowledgeable about financial systems: You have a working knowledge of Sage Intacct or any other financial system is an added advantage.
    • You have a strong ethical compass: You have the ability to self-manage your work and manage confidential data.
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics required. Professional qualification as a CFA/CPA is considered a plus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND BENEFITS
This role can be based in Lilongwe, Malawi; Kigali, Rwanda; Kampala, Uganda; or Lusaka, Zambia. You will have the opportunity to work from the office or at home. You will work with your manager to determine the details of a hybrid work schedule. Compensation is competitive and includes an excellent benefits package with medical insurance, paid vacation days and wellness days, employer-sponsored retirement savings, a professional development stipend, and flexible scheduling.
APPLY
If this opportunity speaks to you, please apply with 1) a cover letter that explains why Global Health Corps’ work excites you and why this role is a fit for you, and 2) your resume. We review applications on a rolling basis.
Global Health Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, or other characteristics or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
We embrace and value diverse skill sets and backgrounds. We are a community of leaders who are proud to represent many different national, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, religious, gender, and other identities. We represent varied professional backgrounds, collaborating across fields and sectors to form a powerful, close-knit network of changemakers. Our diversity as a community is our strength, driving our ability to be empathetic, visionary, and effective leaders in the health equity movement, and engage with the world with dignity and respect.

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