International market development organization based in Washington, D.C. is recruiting a director of finance for its Washington, D.C. office. This position works closely with the president and CEO and is a staff liaison to the Secretary-Treasurer. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance to GAAP and all U.S. government financial statutes and regulations. The director of finance works closely with directors who have oversight of international offices. This position is based in Washington, D.C.
USGC is a leading non-profit member association dedicated to expanding exports of U.S. corn, sorghum, barley and related co-products, including ethanol. We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer competitive benefits, including paid leave policies and generous retirement benefits.
If you are interested in the position, please submit a letter of interest and a resume by COB on May 25, 2022
Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Preference may be given to those holding a master’s degree in an accounting related field. Minimum of seven years of success in membership accounting, combined with work in a multi-cultural environment, is preferred. Ideal candidate will have experience overseeing audits, five years of positive supervisory experience, be detail oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Domestic and international travel are also required of this position.
We are looking for a strategic thinker with the ability to ‘connect the dots’ to maximize organizational potential. Must be a team player with exceptional collaboration and communication skills with strong skills in prioritizing and decision making. Must also be able to quickly pivot and adapt as the organization’s strategic direction evolves.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. USGC develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, grain sorghum and related products. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture's profitability.
Founded in 1960, the Council is a private, non-profit corporation with 10 international offices and programs in more than 50 countries. Its unique membership includes producer organizations and agribusinesses with a common interest in developing export markets. Membership funds trigger matching market development funds from the U.S. government and support from cooperating groups in foreign countries to produce an annual development program valued at more than $28 million.