Global Finance Planning and Analysis Manager

Job description

Permanent* / full time

*offered on a 12 month contract basis initially, with possibility of extension / move to permanent contract subject, to local terms

Location: The successful candidate may be based in a country where one of the independent National/Regional Greenpeace organisations (NRO’s) is located. See the locations here. [Please note that we are currently unable to host new staff in the US, Kenya, India, Turkey and a few more locations due to various restrictions]. We offer competitive NGO level salary and benefits, the specifics of which depend on location where the successful candidates will be based. We aim to share this information with candidates before reaching the offer stage.

Greenpeace International (GPI) is looking for a Global Finance Planning and Analysis Manager to provide leadership within the International Finance team – building the right infrastructure and analysis for all global deliverables and ensuring the right financial support is available to enable effective decision making across the organisation.

Your responsibilities will include delivering global financial reportings, providing financial strategic advice and insights, analysing and providing a holistic financial and funding approach globally, creating financial forecasting and modelling capability and developing a new way of working with digital reporting. The role will bridge the need for cross functional processes that require financial support, guidance and insights by engaging multiple stakeholders in GPI. You will also be expected to make your own critical decisions, including providing early warnings and red flags on future financial risks, supported by data and high quality financial insights.

In this role you will:

  • Build, develop and deliver Global Finance reports including: financial reportings, cashflow submission, etc.

  • Continuously look for improvements in these reports by engaging multiple stakeholders, including alignment with the GPI Local Finance team as well as the National/Regional Organisations (NROs).

  • Support the organisation and International Finance Director, Head of Global Finance in making optimal decisions based on a sound financial approach.

  • Create a link between our overall worldwide financial view and regional implementation.

  • Provide cross functional financial strategic advice, support, insights and guidance for multiple stakeholders.

  • Provide a solid and holistic approach and analysis of the calculation and model of global funding.

  • Develop financial forecasting and modelling, plus an analytical approach for the Global Finance team for various processes.

  • Develop a robust contribution model calculation and forecasting in relation to overall spending and budget.

  • Develop a benchmark and analysis for offices in terms of fundraising spent and how to monitor the result.

  • Take a lead role in providing insights and creating capability within the team to build digital reporting/analysis for Finance leaderships with GPI and NROs

  • Lead on designated projects to set up more robust processes for the International Finance Director as well as the global Finance network.

For further details about the role, please see the full job description HERE..

Job requirements

What we’re looking for:

  • Professional accreditation in forensic finance, economics or accounting – or equivalent finance qualifications (e.g., MSc, CPA, ACCA, RA, RC).

  • Demonstrable relevant work experience at a senior level.

  • Experience of working in multicultural teams and a global setting.

  • Experience of implementing process improvements.

  • Experience in finance data modelling and forecasting.

  • Experience in organisation transformation and/or digitalisation (preferred).

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • Support for and believe in Greenpeace goals and values.

What you can expect:

You’ll be encouraged to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. Staff can also access our wellness initiatives, such as yoga and meditation and also have the opportunity to join our global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion staff communities.

Please visit the careers site here, to learn more about working for Greenpeace.

Our values:

Greenpeace is a global campaigning network. It comprises 26 independent national/regional organisations, and a coordinating organisation, Greenpeace International. Greenpeace uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.

  • At Greenpeace, we get up everyday to
    • Solve the climate crisis and protect biodiversity in all its forms

    • prevent pollution and abuse of the earth’s ocean, land, air and fresh water

    • end all nuclear threats

    • promote peace, global disarmament and non-violence

  • We believe in courageous nonviolent personal responsibility and action, independence from corporate influence, no permanent friends or foes and promoting solutions.

  • We believe in distributed leadership, consent-based decision making among flexible teams, fostering career growth and learning opportunities, work-life balance and maintaining the well-being of every employee.

  • We believe in advancing the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization.

To Apply

If you share our vision, please click 'apply for this job' below, to begin your application.

To apply for this role, we require you to answer a selection of key criteria and upload your CV (in English) via our online application form. 

Addressing the key criteria is an important part of your application. We will be looking for evidence that demonstrates your skills and experience in these areas. Use examples where possible, to draw attention to experience, knowledge, achievements and skills gained in past employment or voluntary/leisure activities, provided they are relevant to the post.

It’s advisable to prepare your responses to the key criteria before starting your online application, as you are unable to save and return to it at a later date.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email us at Please note that all applications have to be filled out via the website and can't be submitted via this email.

Greenpeace International is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We recognise and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and would like to invite you especially to apply!

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 26th March at 11:59pm CET, 2023