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Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, CGIAR

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City / State - Lima , Peru
Education - Post Graduate, MBA, Chartered Accountant (CA)
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, CGIAR
Post Name Chief Financial Officer
Educational Qualification
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration. Membership in an internationally recognized accounting
    institute (e.g. CPA, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • At least 15 years of relevant management experience as a senior professional in a nonprofit organization or social impact business including strategic planning and oversight, operational systems and policies, information systems, business processes and risk management in a “Hands-on” culture.
  • Excellent business acumen to help lead and set course for CIP to grow and move forward.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of traditional Aid donors and their financial rules and regulations.  Knowledge of USAID a plus.
  • Experience creating systems, policies, and tools to support strategic and rapid organizational growth and scaling up organizations, with proven results.
  • Demonstrated strategic and analytical skills, including using data and evidence to inform decisions, navigate through 
  • setbacks, and drive continuous improvements.
  • Experience leading multiple work streams that extend beyond your immediate team, providing leadership for peers, subordinates and partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace
  • Experience hiring, supervising and managing staff; enforcing accountability; developing leadership across the  organization.
  • Strong knowledge of international financial reporting and accounting standards, IFRS, and proven experience in applying them to produce financial statements for a globally diverse organization.
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting and planning, budgeting, risk management, and financial control systems.
  • Proven hands-on experience in planning and implementing challenging, complex projects that anticipate and respond to the demands of a high-growth organization.
  • Strong desires to learn, grow, and apply knowledge to benefit the organization and to engender the same in team members.
  • Experience in and commitment to developing team members, both on the job and by supporting staff development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and activities in multicultural environments. Experience working across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia (China and India) is ideal.
  • Excellent English and Spanish skills, both written and spoken.

How to Apply - Visit the following link: http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/ and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on April 08, 2019 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted