United States

  • Regional Senior Financial Advisor

    Location US-NC-Chapel Hill
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/16/2018 12:56 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Finance - International
    Education Requirement
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Ipas works globally so that women and girls have improved sexual and reproductive health and rights through enhanced access to and use of safe abortion and contraceptive care. We believe in a world where every woman and girl has the right and ability to determine her own sexuality and reproductive health.


    • Analyze accounting and financial information and preparing attendant financial reports
    • Examine accounting records and financial statements for accuracy, identifying potential issues and providing analysis and summaries of financial data to management.
    • Provide technical support and guidance to Country Finance Managers and Country Directors to ensure operational compliance
    • Provide accounting and Agresso/Vega (enterprise resource management software) training to in-country accounting staff
    • Develop monitoring tools to review accounting and financial transactions in system, track progress on corrective action plans from audits he performs
    • Assist Controller with development, monitoring and adjustment of budgets and perform variance analysis of donor budget line items and budget totals
    • Examine internal controls during visits to country offices, prepare compliance reports and assist in development of new internal control guidelines
    • Provide guidance based on monthly financial reporting to Country offices and process into monthly ledger for NC record keeping
    • Provide support for in-country financial staff in preparation for audits, coordinate audit activities and assist in developing corrective plans of action
    • Facilitate fund transfers to Country offices
    • 40% travel to Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Bolivia and Mexico to visit Ipas Country offices


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • At least 8 years of experience in the following:
    IT accounting skills for generally accepted accounting principles in African nations where Ipas has offices using Serenic Navigator
    Agresso (Modules: Financials & Planners);
    Programming languages: Java, C++;
    Accounting packages: Tally, AAA, QuickBooks, Accpac;
    Spreadsheet: MS Excel including pivot tables & macros;
    Database systems: Access, SQL


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