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Fundraising & Financial Manager

SPEAK - Share your World!
SPEAK - Share your World!
Job Functions:
Accounting & Finance
Lisbon, Portugal
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To apply for this position, send us an email to careers@speak.social with your CV, title and location of position.

Job Description:

  • Support both the short and long-term business planning to create meaningful financial plans that guide the organization;
  • Lead the fundraising efforts of the organization, conducting a full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources with focus on financial information (budgets, budget explanations);
  • Coordinate reporting to donors and grants (both financial and evidence based reporting);
  • Preparation, review and analysis of quarterly accounts including accounting reports and investor reports;
  • Preparation of annual budgets, annual financial statements and year-end paperwork;
  • Identification of variances and discrepancies against budgets and forecasts and escalate concerns to management where necessary.

Main requirements:

  • Degree in Business, Economics, or other related fields;
  • 2 years experience in a similar role;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel preferred;
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written in Portuguese (>= C1) and English (>= C1). Other languages are a plus;
  • Have a “hands on” approach and excellent problem solving and analytical skills (attention to detail and accuracy is critical);
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks completion is required. Ability to meet deadlines with quality results often in situations of high urgency;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects that require interaction with various  types of information;
  • Ability to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced environment with multiple responsibilities and deadlines where prioritization is key;
  • Motivated and willing to learn;
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization both internally and externally;
  • Technically savvy and intellectually curious about new technologies and how they work;
  • Be passionate about the three social S’s: social entrepreneurship, social innovation and social impact;
  • Have a good sense of humour (and we are not even joking!).
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