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Global Director of Finance


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Remote in Europe, Africa or the following U.S. states - CT, GA, MD, MA, ME, NJ, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA,or Washington, DC

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Expires at anytime is looking for a Global Director of Finance who is experienced with US GAAP and IFRS. Experience in the nonprofit sector is required, as is a deep understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion.

About is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns,grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteerorganizers in over 188 countries. works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once,using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways tostrengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values thatguide and drive our work are listed here. is an equal opportunity employer. strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. 

About the Global Director of Finance

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Global Director of Finance will shape and grow 350’s financial systems and capacity to support the delivery of our new international strategy to reduce climate change through leading the Finance team to provide accurate and timely financial reports and payments, create a robust financial policy framework fit for our international context and working with colleagues to deliver improvements to our finance and accounting processes.

Key Role and Responsibilities 


Directs all financial activities and accounting functions, including general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, bank reconciliations, audit, insurance and tax reports/compliance and planning and monitoring of cash flow. This will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Develops and oversees the implementation of long-term financial plans as 350 expands globally to deliver on our strategy
  • Develops structures for improved transparency within the organization's financial systems
  • Presents regular fiscal reports to the Head of Operations and/or Leadership team
  • Supports Head of Operations in preparation of organizational annual budget and ensures the approved budget is created in the accounting system
  • Ensures adherence to US GAAP and IFRS (whenever applicable) standards
  • Formulates and implements sound fiscal policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Manages organizational cash flow and identifies sources of cash to access as necessary
  • Facilitates and supervises annual financial audit(s) and 990’s or other tax/annual filings both in the US and internationally
  • Trains international staff for whom English is not their first language on fiscal procedures, budget management, and use of accounting software
  • Contribution to and attendance at Board Finance Committee


Oversees financial management of all grants received. This will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Ensures fiscal requirements for grant agreements are identified, realized, and monitored
  • Oversees financial grants management activities
  • Maintains an overview of restricted contracts and implications for operational reserves position
  • Initiates conversations around budget modifications and program planning for under/overspending


Supervises and provides mentorship for a team of accounting and finance operations staff based in multiple countries.

Required Competencies

  • Strong knowledge and command of US GAAP and understanding of IFRS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance would be well regarded. A CPA or Master’s degree is highly desired.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing a finance team plus a minimum 8 years of comparable accounting experience
  • Experience of financial management, fund and grant accounting in a US-based 501(c)(3) not for profit is essential, with experience in international not for profit accounting highly desirable.
  • A deep understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to work effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, class, age, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of general ledger, accounts payable, US and international disbursements, income tax
  • Documented experience with computerized accounting system or ERP (we currently use Sage Intacct)

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in diverse teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as lead and direct others.

Position Type: Full-time - 36 per week (flexible working can be requested)

Application Deadline: Although we hope to begin interviews during the week of April 24th, this job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. 

Compensation: Salary tier 4.3 - click on this link to see salary details for your country 

Location: Remote: Preferably based in the US in the following states GA, MD, MA, ME, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, NJ, CT, or Washington, DC or in Europe or Africa 


If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and stronglyencourage you to write to us at[email removed - click apply for more details]with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.


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