International Entrepreneurs Association

Finance – Global Operations, Vice President Finance - Global Operations

Finance – Global Operations

Vice President Finance - Global Operations


Opportunity Summary [this is not a traditional salaried job] IF? you would like to share your strong talents and skills on a PT- FT basis in exchange for an equity position in global operational profits then we would like to hear from you. Simply complete the Executive Directors application.


The VP Finance will be responsible for the development of IEA’s financial management strategy and contribute to the global development of the organization’s strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the VP will be charged with developing and implementing policies, systems and procedures for the diversity of IEA’s business with export – import complexities operations worldwide. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with

international operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management to join in a high-growth, mission-driven organization. Must have complete understanding of entrepreneurship.


Main responsibilities

In addition to Executive Director responsibilities for your licensed state or country, the position will be responsible for the following:

 Responsible for developing the global financial plan, setting up the global

accounting systems ensuring the compliance to local and international regulations. The financial plan should include foreign exchange practices and monetary instruments for global trade.

 Provides global direction for organization growth by developing short-term and

long-term financial and operational goals.

 Determines ways to reduce costs, increase revenues, and improve overall IEA


 “Eagle eye” and advisor for new opportunities of business development and

entrepreneurial opportunities.

 Engages in high-level negotiations to generate lucrative contracts or build beneficial relationships with companies and individuals

 Oversee, direct, and organize the work of the finance teams in all IEA’s different locations.

 Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality and entrepreneurship ‘s principles.

 Ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development in coordination with the  EVP and VP HR.

 Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls,

accounting standards, and procedures. Coordinate internal and external financial

audits to ensure compliance with finance general practices and accountability.

 Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process for all locations.

 Improve global administrative and operational accounting services such as treasury management, collecting and payment processing, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing.

 Deliver financial reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annual) and preparation of

forecast analysis to executive team, internal and external partners.

Passion for IEA’s mission and entrepreneurship world.

 Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and organization matters

regarding financial information.

 Other duties may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements

Education and experience

 MBA degree in Business Administration and/or Finance -international commerce is a plus- with a minimum of 15 years’ experience with management in multicultural and international organizations.

 CPA preferred

˴   Entrepreneurial mindset

 Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior management role ideally with

international organizations entrepreneurship-business oriented.

 Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

 Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.

 Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask and represent IEA’s core values.

 Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical goals..

 Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with CEO,EVP and Executive directors and staff worldwide.

 Excellent command of budgeting and forecasting methodologies.

 English speaker with preferred knowledge of a second language.

 Ability to travel as required in US and offshore for business.

 Office based, PC, cell phone, general office equipment

 Must be willing to provide complete background report (confidential) and sign

detailed non-comp agreement.