Finance Manager – Bilingual – Location in Colombia



Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Starting Month: August 2024


With GOAL Ireland’s decision to increase operations in the United States through GOAL USA, it requires increasing its financial management capacity for the projects that are assigned to GOAL USA and coordinating financial management with the technical and financial teams by GOL Ireland.


The Finance Manager contributes with the financial management of the Programs and the Company, assists the team in The United States and Ireland in the business development activities, assists internal and external auditors to conduct their reviews, coordinates the monthly closing, process payroll, and produces finance and management reports among other responsibilities.


Assist GOAL USA, Inc team with the financial management of the programs by:

  • Facilitating meetings to discuss financial management.
  • Updating the budget trackers of the Company and programs.
  • Booking intercompany transactions and coordinating the monthly close.
  • Managing the cash flow statement and providing feedback on transactions.
  • Facilitating the booking of the transactions coming from counterparts.
  • Producing reports as requested.
  • Performing other relevant tasks as might be assigned by GOAL US Team
  • Working closely with and providing relevant financial information to other GOAL staff as and when required.

Assists GOAL USA, Inc and GOAL Global’s teams in fundraising and business development activities by:

  • Developing budgets for potential programs
  • Coordinating with the international financial controllers and accountants of the company to calculate pricing and design the financial management of the programs
  • Coordinating with the development team the development of budgets to meet donors’ expectations
  • Developing budget narratives and coordinating with the technical team that the description of the programs meets donors’ expectations

Assist GOAL USA Inc’s team by:

  • Developing and documenting process and procedures for the financial management of the Company
  • Producing financial and management reports as requested by the team
  • Assisting external and internal auditors in their activities
  • Monitoring the cash flow management and keeping the tracking of vendor invoices
  • Coordinating the process and booking of the monthly payroll.
  • Booking employee’s expenses
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations and post pending transactions.
  • Assisting the operations manager with tasks related to finances/accounting.


Professional Studies:

  • Graduate from the Faculty of Public Accounting or similar courses.

Professional experience:

  • 3+ years of experience working in accounting and finance management.
  • Experience working with international organizations.
  • Open to work with several time zones and different cultures and backgrounds.


  • Advanced Excel
  • Advanced level of English (spoken and written is required)
  • Experience working with ERPs. Sage products are a plus.
  • Management of Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Experience working with SharePoint


  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Flexibility and skill in working with others at all levels.
  • Skill working with international teams.
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • This is a local position for nationals only


  • For the development of activities GOAL will provide a computer and the necessary equipment for the position.
  • The employee will work remotely from Colombia.


Children and adults in vulnerable situations must be protected to the greatest extent possible from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failures that put them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways GOAL shows this ongoing commitment to protection is to include rigorous background checks and benchmark checks in the selection process for all candidates.


Along with our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate who gets offered a job with GOAL is expected to adhere to the following key areas of responsibility:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures regarding safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, principles of no harm, and unacceptable behavior protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the well-being of a child or adult in a vulnerable situation, or any irregularities within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behavior by a GOAL staff or partner.

How to apply

Applicants should click on the following link to upload their updated CV and Cover Letter no later than July 15/2024


Note: This job description only serves as a guide to the available position. GOAL reserves the right to amend this document. Published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work, we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close the ads as soon as we find the right candidate, and this may be before the published closing date. Therefore, we advise interested applicants to submit their application as soon as possible.

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