The Office of Finance and Operations (OFO) serves the 16
programs and centers of the Atlantic Council. Operational
efficiency within OFO is critical to the success of the Council and
the Associate Director, Non-Profit Administration will play an
integral role in the effort to improve process and workflows.
We seek a new team member to join us in our goal of delivering
exceptional service to our colleagues to support the work they do
around the world with our partners and allies to shape the global
future. Please note that this is not an accounting role, but a role
focused on financial management, strategy, and communications
around policies to ensure compliance and timeliness and accuracy
across the organization.
Overview of the Role
The Atlantic Council seeks an organized, entrepreneurial, and
motivated professional to help drive the organization’s financial
management to ensure that the organization’s internal operations
run at peak efficiency and accuracy. The Associate Director,
Non-Profit Administration will work directly with the Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) in overseeing and working alongside the
outsourced Finance and Accounting (F&A) team to enhance and
streamline day-to-day processes and act as a bridge between the
outsourced F&A team and the programs and centers.
A successful candidate will have the ability to think
creatively, solve challenges, work well in a team and across the
organization, be optimally organized, and communicate effectively.
The candidate should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, driven
work environment, and should possess a strong record of
organization, reliability, creative thinking, attention to detail,
and strong communication skills.
- Develop organization-wide policies, processes, trainings, and
- Serve as main staff point of contact for expense report and
invoice paying platforms.
- Act as point of contact for tax issues and payments.
- Manage logistics and materials for quarterly meetings of two
- Coordinate the annual Budget & Strategy Process, working
closely with programs/centers, F&A, and Development teams to
meet deadlines, answer questions, and collect materials.
- Maintain organization’s business licenses, charitable
registrations, and tax accounts.
- Support the CFO to ensure that financial operations are being
conducted in an orderly and efficient manner.
- Think creatively and work with the CFO to identify areas for
improvement in the financial branch of the Office of Finance and
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in nonprofit management, business,
international relations, or a relevant field required.
- 3-5 years of relevant work experience working in nonprofit
operations, financial management, or related field.
- Advanced software skills using MS Office products, including
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint, and ability to
quickly learn new software and platforms. Familiarity with CRMs
- Excellent writing and communication skills and ability to write
and edit under tight timelines.
- Excellent organizational, time management, and project
management skills, including ability to identify, balance, and
rapidly shift priorities as needed.
- Positive, flexible, get-it-done attitude.
- Ability to make sound judgments, assume responsibility, and
work proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment with
tight deadlines and competing priorities.
- Strong interpersonal skills appropriate for operating
effectively in a multicultural, international team
- Data-driven, detail-oriented, self-starter, and an excellent
The Atlantic Council offers a competitive compensation package
commensurate with experience.
About Atlantic Council
Working Together to Shape the Future. Renewing the Atlantic
Community for Global Challenges
Driven by our mission of "working together to secure the
future," the Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and
engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic
Community's central role in meeting global challenges.
The Council provides an essential forum for navigating the
dramatic economic and political changes defining the twenty-first
century in order to adapt, revitalize, and defend the international
rules-based order. Through the papers we write, the ideas we
generate, and the communities we build, the Council shapes policy
choices and strategies to create a more secure and prosperous
Our focus on results attracts an extended network of global
citizens who join our community of influence. For heads of state
and government, the Council is a powerful platform for connecting
with a uniquely relevant audience. Businesses find a place for
understanding our rapidly evolving world, its impacts on markets,
and means to contribute to the public interest. For global
strategists, we are a vehicle to navigate the trends shaping the
The Council's fourteen programs and centers work together in a
way that mirrors how real policy is created: not in a vacuum, but
in a collaborative effort that draws from a range of expertise to
address multiple issues and steered by an over-arching strategy and
The Atlantic Council community believes that by working
together, we can and should secure a better global future.
Succeeding in our mission requires the hard work of building
consensus, including rather than excluding partners, while also
broadening awareness of our mission's importance among the public
and preparing a new generation of leaders to take up the mantle of
fostering a better global future.
The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age,
non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin,
veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics
covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council is committed to
working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all
qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on
qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council
believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are
critical to our success as a global organization and seek to
recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a
diverse candidate pool.