The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices. Launched in 2000, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 9,500 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 70 Local Networks.
The Foundation for the Global Compact seeks a highly motivated, analytical non-profit finance professional with a proven track record of developing and managing organizational budgets and finances and developing financial reports and presentations to support the Foundation and support the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. As the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with a consolidated budget of $18 Million, the UN Global Compact is mobilizing the business community to commit to essential principles of responsible business and to deliver significant business initiatives that will help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2018, the UN Global Compact will be implementing a new business model requiring business participants to make required financial contributions. This new model demands professional financial management to accurately analyze financial results and forecast and develop financial reports for a complex global organization.
The Senior Manager, Finance & Accounting, reporting to the Managing Director of the Foundation, will act in the capacity of Controller for the organization, overseeing finance and accounting functions with the support of a team of two to three finance professionals.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an entrepreneurially-minded non-profit finance professional to step into a leadership role, shape the organization’s finance team and work to transform the organization’s finance capabilities to support the UN Global Compact’s vision of creating a movement of responsible organizations to create a better world.
The Foundation offers excellent benefits, generous paid time off and competitive compensation.
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