Director, International Network Financial & Membership Accountability
United Way Worldwide
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Director, International Network Financial & Membership Accountability will set financial and membership accountability policies through United Way Worldwide’s Membership Accountability Committee. While coordinating annual reviews of international United Ways’ compliance with membership requirements, this position will also develop and implement a process to monitor the financial well-being of international United Ways. In addition, this position will provide technical assistance and training on an ongoing basis and, as needed, lead targeted interventions to effectively manage risk across United Way Worldwide’s International Network.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION:
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level:
Monitoring and Enforcement
Develop and manage a process to periodically monitor the revenues and expenses of international United Ways to detect early warning signs of financial instability.
Engage at-risk United Ways to better understand their financial situation, diagnose related problems, and devise solutions to help ensure the organizations’ financial well-being and sustainability.
In coordination with Finance and International Network, ensure annual dues are billed and collected in a timely fashion from all international United Ways.
In partnership with the International Network, lead the annual membership certification process for international United Ways, providing guidance along with enforcement to ensure compliance with membership requirements.
Spearhead the investigation of alleged violations of membership requirements and any interventions that are necessary to address same.
Report investigation findings to the United Way Worldwide Membership Accountability Committee (see below) and seek their input on/approval of corrective action plans as needed.
Staff the United Way Worldwide Membership Accountability Committee. The Committee meets on a quarterly basis and occasionally holds special calls.
Scheduling and facilitation of meetings/calls.
Development of meeting materials.
Maintenance of Minutes.
Establish policies and procedures for the International Network.
Assist in the resolution of any disputes among international United Ways.
Support and Training
Based on findings from expense-revenue and membership compliance analyses, assess international United Ways’ challenges and address them through training. This will include building the capacity of United Way Worldwide’s Regional Teams to address financial and membership challenges.
Materials Creation and Training
Participate in creation and dissemination of standards, guides, and tools that assist international United Ways in the adoption of operational best practices and compliance with membership requirements. This includes related orientation for Board Members of new United Ways.
Provide national/HQ office of international United Ways with advice and support in development of: (1) their own financial oversight, and (2) membership accountability functions relative to the local United Ways in their country.
Other duties and/or special projects as directed by the Vice President, International Network Engagement & Performance.
ABOUT UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE:
United Way Worldwide seeks diverse, qualified professionals who want to make a difference in the world. If you are passionate about your work and desire to help others achieve enhanced education, income, and health, United Way Worldwide is the place for you.
United Way Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail email@example.com or call 703-836-7100, ext. 324 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.
We are a charter member of Employers of National Service and encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.
United Way Worldwide is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including: health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, 403(b) plan, tuition assistance, paid time off, family sick leave, medical appointment leave, free parking, onsite gym, monthly volunteering opportunities, and more.
Thank you for your interest in employment with United Way Worldwide. You will be contacted if your qualifications are a good match and you are selected for an interview.
Minimum requirements include:
Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a related field such as Accounting or Public Administration.
Five years of progressive management-level experience, ideally in a membership-based federation.
Familiarity or experience with United Way a plus.
Technically speaking, candidate should possess strong financial acumen, operational know-how, a solid understanding of governance matters, and experience formulating /implementing policy.
This position requires working with people and organizations inside outside of the United States.
Other important skills include:
Foreign language abilities.
About United Way Worldwide
United Way Worldwide envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. United Way advances the common good by recruiting people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. United Way's global mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good. We invite you to be a part of the change – to Live United.