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Offer: Finance Manager, Women's Leadership Partnership - Bethesda, MD

Women's Learning Partnership (WLP). Bethesda, MD, USA.
Closing date: November 22, 2011.

The Organization

Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), a partnership of twenty autonomous organizations primarily in Muslim-majority countries, trains and supports women leaders and advocates for a just, peaceful world. WLP creates culturally-specific leadership trainings on democratic participation and partners with local organizations to help women gain the skills they need to fulfill greater leadership roles at the family, community and national level. Over the past decade, WLP's programs and training materials, published in twenty languages, have reached tens of thousands of women in over forty countries, strengthening local organizations to become self-sustaining and to power women's movements across the globe.

Job Description:

The Finance Manager is based at the WLP liaison office in Bethesda, Maryland, and has primary responsibility for all day-to-day accounting, finance, and human resources administration functions at WLP. Responsibilities include:

In cooperation with the Executive Director, prepare annual organizational budget and project proposal budgets;
Prepare liquidity requests and financial reports for senior management, board, and funders, as required;
Monitor monthly cash flow and long-term financial plans;
Monitor and analyze institutional investment portfolio and provide updates to senior management and finance committee;
Monitor all federal and 501(c)(3) related filings;
Coordinate and prepare for the annual audit;
Manage administrative and finance functions including human resources, and procurement and facilities management;
Manage pension account payments and filing requirements;
Manage payroll processing and administration;
Manage health insurance, workers compensation, and business insurance renewals and reporting requirements;
Record monthly and year end adjusting journal entries as needed;
Maintain donor tracking systems;
In cooperation with program staff, evaluate and help build the financial capacity of partner organizations through evaluation and development of financial reporting systems.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting required;
5+ years of related accounting experience, with minimum 2 years of experience in a managerial role required;
Non-profit experience preferred;
Expertise with MS Excel and business accounting software is required (familiarity with QuickBooks preferred);
Human resources experience preferred.

To Apply:

Please email your cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and salary requirements to: with the subject line “Finance Manager”.

Deadline for Applications: November 22, 2011. (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.) No calls please.


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