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Inspired by a sense of caring and compassion for all the people who work to build a better world, as well as to support the many causes and movements for which they work, The Wellbeing Project is focused on both cultivating a shift in the field of social change toward one that is healthier and more supportive of inner wellbeing, and on catalyzing the development of a new infrastructure to better support everyone working in the field. Today, we’re looking for a Finance Lead to join our team at the heart of The Wellbeing Project! We are looking for someone that has 5-7 years of experience with finance, accounting and cashflow management. We’re looking for someone who has a keen passion for social change, has a deep interest in personal work, and loves numbers and finances. Someone who is proficient in English, responsible, organized, detail-oriented and can work independently and in a fast paced environment. Finally, someone who is at the same time strongly entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented and collaborative.
PROFILE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Analytical mind & detail-oriented: you know that tiny changes in one place might have a big impact somewhere else Organized, dependable and reliable: you are thorough, you can keep deadlines, and you are well organized. Conceptual mind: you are capable of understanding the concept and make suggestions for improvement Thorough and conscientious: you perform a task with care and thoroughness. You enjoy delivering quality, think beyond and going the extra mile. Good communicator: communicating with clarity, respect, care, sensitivity even when you disagree and/or would like things to be done in a different way Personal growth oriented; you have the maturity to see opportunities for personal growth and have the intention to stay open and vulnerable to see what may be emerging for yourself. “Wellbeing inspires welldoing” Lateral thinker: you can see the whole and see the interconnections between the different smaller parts of one bigger/more complex project (4 fund structures, consultants working from 9 different countries, 4 different pillars in The Wellbeing Project, etc) Proficient in Excel, Powerpoint and Word (and/or equivalent Apple programs) and Google Drive You like to have fun! Nice to have: knowledgeable in Asana, Slack, Google apps
Overall responsibility for all financial, accounting and budget management of the Project Budget creation and management Budget creation through working with each separate part of the Project Ongoing budget management and analysis
Finance management Continue to build and improve the cash management system (both planning and tracking) for the next 3 years Manage the global cash planning and tracking system ensuring good information flow Analyse costs related to our structures and financial operations and optimise if possible Manage banking and other financial partner/fund relationships Manage repository for finance-related documentation and reports Create and manage financial reporting structures (internally and externally)
Accounting management: Review and manage monthly batch of payments Ensure our accounting records, tracking, systems and processes across the project is solid, robust and compliant.
Coordinate yearly audit
WHAT WE OFFER
An opportunity to work on a ground-breaking, global project that is a co-creation with leading institutions in the field of social change, and that is already seeing the beginning of an extraordinary movement.
An innovative, co-creative, entrepreneurial and international working environment. A strong culture which is at the core of our organization and the project, as well as a large and diverse Project team that is loving, caring and… pretty awesome people :) A steep yet friendly learning curve, including building a variety of key relationships in the social change sector worldwide. Be a part of a fulfilling and meaningful professional project based on strong values and an opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people touched by the work of social change makers. Spacious office in Paris (11th) with lots of light, organic coffee and flexible hours. Practically: Start ASAP, ideally based in Paris and at least until 2022 Salary is appropriate to the social sector. Compensation also includes a wellbeing stipend. This is a freelance position and EU work permit/visa/passport are required. You will also need your own working devices (computer, phone).
To apply for this position, please send us your resume and cover letter to email@example.com - the earlier the better and latest by June 20th, 2019. Mark as subject of your email: “ Finance Lead + your name”.
Time commitment: Full time
Applications due: 2019-06-22