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Karuna Center for Peacebuilding

447 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Website:karunacenter.org

Company Description:
The Karuna Center bridges divides to build sustainable peace in areas at risk for violent conflict. We design and implement multi-year programs, lead peacebuilding trainings, and provide conflict analysis to national and multilateral organizations. Through collaborations with local partners, we build the capacity of communities and societies to interrupt cycles of conflict, recognize shared needs, and prevent the spread of violent extremism in any form. Since Karuna Center’s founding in 1994, our programs have directly engaged a wide range of stakeholders—from grassroots communities, to the halls of parliament. We have led training programs or multi-year projects in more than 30 conflict-affected countries.
Salary Range:Location:
$40,000+ Per Year AMHERST, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeAdministrative/Clerical/Data Entry
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Required
2+
Preference: Preferred
Description:
The Karuna Center is pleased to announce a position opening for Financial Coordinator at our headquarters located in Amherst, MA, USA. The Financial Coordinator is a full-time staff position that plays an important role in the fiscal and operational management of our programs both internationally and domestically.
Requirements:
- Coordinate and monitor project finances, budgets, and reporting procedures for government and privately funded project grants; all activities are in coordination with the CFO, Program Director, bookkeeper, and/or accountant

- Serve as primary financial point of contact for host country partners, consultants, and funders, managing their inquiries and needs skillfully and with flexibility

- Gather and review receipts for accuracy and compliance with funder regulations and maintain regular contact with host country partners to clarify and troubleshoot

- Assist Chief Financial Officer with monthly project reporting

- Maintain accurate budget vs. actuals reports for programs; monitor rate of spending; maintain
contact with host country partners about budget variations; and lead funder realignment
procedures if necessary

- Assist with proposals, working closely with the technical team and host country partners to
develop project budgets

- Support the negotiation and execution of contracts and other services

- Prepare invoices, advances, and reimbursement requests to funders and host country partners

- Provide bookkeeper with accurate project financial data and assist with monthly reconciliations

- Routinely monitor and summarize federal grant opportunities

- Support the preparation of tax filings, audits, and financial reports

See the Full Job Description and Apply Here: http://www.karunacenter.org/career-opportunities.html

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