Job Listing: Financial Transparency Coalition Administrator

July 12th, 2013

The Center for International Policy (CIP) is a non-profit founded in 1975 to advocate for a foreign policy that promotes cooperation, transparency and accountability in global relations. CIP’s programs advocate policies that advance international cooperation, demilitarization, respect for human rights, and action to alleviate climate change and stop illicit financial flows.

The international secretariat of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), which CIP hosts, seeks an entry-level administrative staff person to manage the day-to-day functions of the Coalition. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the efficient administration of an influential coalition of civil society, governments, and experts who have joined together to curb illicit financial flows out of developing countries. This is a grant-funded position until December 31, 2014, with the possibility for extension. The administrator reports to the manager of the Financial Transparency Coalition.


  • Work with the manager to develop and implement financial systems to make the coalition run smoothly, effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist with regular budget and finance tracking to ensure that the secretariat can deliver reliable and up-to-date budget information to the Coalition’s Coordinating Committee and funders.
  • General administrative support in office management, setting up calls, managing systems like calendar, shared drive and email distribution lists.
  • Support the new media coordinator to maintain website back-end functions and email domain management, as well as FTC’s online content.
  • Draft and distribute quarterly newsletter to FTC members.
  • Assist with annual conference event planning.
  • Assist with membership database management.

Job requirements:

  • BA/BS in business, management, communications, finance or other relevant field.
  • 1-2 years’ experience, preferably in an administrative or finance role.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrate a successful track record with regular tracking of expenses against budget.
  • IT experience (basic computer maintenance, troubleshooting and solving minor computer problems and experience with office networks, familiarity with web-based content management systems).
  • Event planning experience is a plus.
  • Commitment to The Financial Transparency Coalition’s goals and mission.

Salary: Mid $30Ks, commensurate with experience, includes full health benefits, dental insurance, life insurance and a retirement plan.

PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY by emailing together a cover letter and resume to Please use “FTC Administrator position” as the subject of your email. It is preferred that all materials be submitted via email. If emailing is not possible, send cover letter and resume to:

Porter McConnell
Financial Transparency Coalition
c/o Center for International Policy
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW, #801
Washington, D.C. 20036

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted as soon as possible.

Start date: August 15, 2013

The Center for International Policy/Financial Transparency Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. All CIP staff members shall be employed without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability (if otherwise qualified with or without reasonable accommodations), genetic information, family responsibilities or any other factor protected by applicable law. CIP seeks diversity in its workforce and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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