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18 Jul 2019

Full-Time Finance and Administration Manager

PeacePlayers International – Posted by peaceplayers Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is an international peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport, primarily basketball, as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that children who play together can learn to live together, PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 20 countries.
At PeacePlayers, our vision is to foster individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The world we live in today has far too many divides – whether racial, religious, ethnic or geographic – and these divisions have created an environment of conflict and instability in our local communities. In partnership with local leaders, we support young people on opposite sides of these divides by using sport as a vehicle to strengthen their leadership and peacebuilding skills to show that we are all more alike than different. We stay with them for the long-term to work towards a more peaceful society for us all – currently operating in nine year-round sites: The Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, as well as five cities in the U.S. – Baltimore, Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles.

The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for ensuring efficient and effective finance operations at PeacePlayers. This position is a member of the Global Support team, reports to PPI’s Director of Operations and works closely with each of the international site’s Managing Directors and financial management staff. The position provides support and technical expertise to staff across the globe.

 Bookkeeping & Office Management:
o Oversee day to day finance and accounting operations including Accounts Receivable,
Accounts Payable and Payroll.
o Manage digital platforms including and Expensify
o Manage company credit card reconciliation and reporting
o Support all organizational financial operations, controls, policies and procedures
globally. Maintain a strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate reporting and
safeguarding of PeacePlayers assets.
o Perform basic office management duties as requested
 Grant Management:
o Track grants budgets and expenses on an ongoing basis.
o Provide reporting and compliance support for major grants
 Support Program-level budgeting:
o Provide support/technical expertise to each site and program during the budgeting process
o Respond to inquiries from staff regarding budgets, deposits, disbursement and grant- reporting requests
 Reporting:
o Prepare monthly financial reports for the Senior Leadership and Finance Committee. o Prepare quarterly Board package for Board Meetings.
 Lead the Audit Process
o Be the point person for the relationship with external auditors to ensure the timely and
accurate completion of annual financial audits, tax reports, etc.
o Provide technical support to PeacePlayers sites for each of the local annual financial
audits and government grant financial audits.
o Work with internal team and Finance Committee to review audited annual financials
and 990 forms
 Manage the registration and compliance requirements as the organization expands into new
 Oversee insurance portfolio

 Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or related field
 A minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit accounting. Experience in an international
nonprofit is preferred.
 Experience in the use of the accounting software including QuickBooks
 Outstanding communication skills including both verbal and written
 Ability to coordinate effectively with international staff
 Extremely organized and detail-oriented to be able to manage all finance deadlines
 Belief and commitment to the mission of PeacePlayers
The PeacePlayers Finance and Administration Manger position is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including health and dental insurance, an employer retirement plan matching program and a flexible working environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The Finance and Administration Manager will be based in Washington, D.C.

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to
all individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to PeacePlayers International at with the subject header “Finance and Administration Manager.” All applications for the position should be submitted by August 23, 2019.

Job Types: Full-Time.

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