Regional Budget Officer - Atlantic Central

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The Regional Budget Officer sits within IRC’s Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI) Budget Office which supports programming and field offices that serve refugees, asylum seekers, and other types of newcomers. The RAI/US currently has a network of 28+ Resettlement offices and 3 RAI Offices for Refugees.

The Regional Budget Officer is a key member of our Budget Office team. They are responsible for managing select field office and/or RAI HQ departments budgeting cycles in their portfolio. They are accountable for preparing and providing budget review and analysis as well as technical support for various budget schedules.

Working with Finance Managers in the assigned portfolio, this role ensures timely and accurate entry of grant budgets into the Integra (Microsoft Dynamics) system that are aligned with the offices’ operating budgets.

Major Responsibilities:

- Serve as primary contact for assigned portfolio, providing financial analysis, technical support, and guidance as it relates to the IRC operational budget exercise. - Support budget creation, budget projections and analysis of expenses as needed both for RAI/US Field Offices and HQ operations. - Work with the Program and Finance teams to streamline internal financial reports and reporting processes to deliver more efficient, more effective, and more useful reports and analysis. - Prepare, review, and distribute RAI HQ operations monthly reports with assigned program team and others. Document and address issues requiring attention and/or further discussion. - Provide training to staff on budget management processes and systems. - In collaboration with other team members, ensure that services are delivered efficiently, effectively, and in a courteous and timely way. - Other ad-hoc projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Budget & Planning, RAI and Deputy Director of Budget & Planning, RAI

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Deputy Director Budgets & Planning

Position directly supervises: none

Internal: RAI HQ colleagues; RAI US field colleagues. HQ and Field Finance teams

Job Requirements:

- This position requires a critical eye, solid analytical skills, advanced skills in Excel, and excellent attention to detail. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of budgeting and financial analysis experience, preferably in non-profits. - Bachelor’s degree required.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

- Advanced skills in MS Excel, data visualization and use of databases. - Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing in a motivational manner.

Preferred experience & skills:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications. - Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time. - Strong analytic problem-solving skills - Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional global team structure. - Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite - Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels. - Ability to manage and work through change in a proactive and positive manner.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period.



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