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Girl Scouts Overseas - Finance Manager

Girl Scouts Overseas - Finance Manager

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US-NY-New York - National Office
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About Us

USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) brings the Girl Scout Experience to the daughters of military, Foreign Service and American expats in over 90 countries around the world and to all girls in American or International schools. Staff teams are located in New York, Italy, and Japan.



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You Are


  • Independent, can answer routine questions and support customers in assigned areas and program responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledgeable and use strong business judgment to develop work plans and strategies
  • Strategic and recommend new projects to be undertaken to management for approval.


You Will

  • Maintain the financial records using fund accounting, in a timely and accurate manner in keeping with GSUSA guidelines and chart of accounts, government regulations and approved accounting practices and guidelines.
  • Prepare documents for annual audit.
  • Prepare monthly statements and detailed reports for cost centers, accounts payable, accounts receivable, disbursements, cash flow, banking investments, insurance, receipts and deposits, etc.
  • Provide support for budget development.
  • Provide training to staff on fiscal controls, regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain and monitor cash balances to ensure liquidity.
  • Assure that forms and requests for MWR payments covering annual allocations, as well as support for camp, are prepared, processed, and tracked.
  • Maintain the financial database in the prescribed software.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for quarterly Finance Committee meetings.
  • Supervise the work of the finance clerks in Italy and Japan to determine retail shop inventory levels, approve merchandise purchases, ensure annual inventory is completed, and ensure local finance procedures are in place and followed.
  • Manage the COLA/LQA allowances for the CONUS hired overseas staff.
  • Manage the grant budget- preparing, and accounting for execution, of the USAGSO budget.
  • Manage vendor services and contracts assuring proper tax forms and payment schedules are followed.
  • Provide oversight of finance Standard Operating Procedures.

You Need


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field require.
  • 5 - 8 years of non-profit finance/accounting experience
  • Experience working with grants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Skills in MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and accounting software.
  • Ability to verbally communicate accounting and budgeting methods to staff.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diverse staff and a high level of customer service to volunteers



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Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.