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Washington D.C. (United States of America) | Atlanta

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE is seeking a Finance, IT & Internal Audit Department Coordinator. The FIAT Coordinator is responsible for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of CARE’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer, which is comprised of Finance, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Treasury, and Donor Compliance Assurance Unit (DCAU). The FIAT Coordinator is also key liaison with the Shared Services Center, based in Manila Philippines. A key responsibility will be to serve as liaison between senior team and divisional staff, other CARE divisions, and external constituencies (consultants, donors, fundraisers, the Board, the Finance Committee, the Audit & Risk Management Committee, and members of CARE International), and to manage the information flow between these constituencies. As a member of the Finance and IT team, this individual requires a high degree of tact and integrity due to the great frequency of senior level internal and external contacts and the high exposure to confidential information/data. This individual must know which types of confidential information may be shared with which parties.

The FIAT Coordinator will design and operationalize support systems and processes to advance the change processes in the Finance/IT/Internal Audit departments and provide day-to-day staff support to the Office of the CFO on a wide range of issues. The incumbent will also drive continuous improvement by working with various staff across the organization to identify and implement solutions that help the FIAT, other Departments, and COs operate more effectively, efficiently and seamlessly.The FIAT Coordinator will become knowledgeable about the issues facing the FIAT department and conversant with all the various constituents both internal and external to the organization and represent FIAT issues and be a champion for FIAT across CARE. The FIAT Coordinator will act as the key FIAT trouble-shooter and problem-solver on tactical issues that arise at HQ.


  • Supporting the Office of the CFO
    • Department AOP
    • Budget
    • Coordination, Communication and Trouble-Shooting in HQ
    • Coordination, communication with CARE USA Board Committees and CI committees
    • Better Integration between Finance, IT & Internal Audit and the rest of CARE
    • Recruitment and On-boarding process for the Department
    • US State Fundraising registration and renewal process
    • Policy Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Communications/Information & Knowledge Management
    • Key Information
    • Knowledge Management
    • Technology
  • Sub-recipient monitoring and due diligence
  • Other Duties and Tasks


  • Bachelors’ degree in relevant field

Experience Required

  • 5+ years of progressively professional experience in managing projects that produce major change within an organization and require significant reliance on relationships throughout the organization

  • Proven success in a role requiring influencing change without line management responsibility

  • Building collaboration across and working with multi-sectoral and multi-cultural teams to drive results

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Partnership brokering, coordination, facilitation and strong inter-personal skills

  • Strong analytical, processes- and systems-orientation.

  • Demonstrated competence and experience in finance, administration and contract management

  • Detail-oriented

  • Multi-tasking skills

  • Initiative and self-starter

  • Critical thinking and logical reasoning

  • Problem-solving and lateral thinking skills

  • Appreciates and comfortable with complexity and complex tasks

  • Appreciates and comfortable with dealing with diversity in all its various aspects

Technical Skills Required

  • Planning and budgeting

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong Analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Critical thinking and logical reasoning

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and produce results in a timely manner

  • Advanced MS Office capabilities (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Advanced MS SharePoint capabilities

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials is desired

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: CARE - USA
  • Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America) | Atlanta
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
  • Closing Date: 2017-01-31

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