Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

Finance Business Partner

Do you want to be inspired at work? Do you want to make a difference in the world? Are you interested in a job with a powerful mission? Come join a team of amazing colleagues in one of the most diverse work environments in Prague! At Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, our mission is to promote democratic values and institutions and advance human rights by reporting the news in countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established.

Is this Finance Business Partner job the right one for your next career move?

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT IN THIS ROLE?

  • You will be one of three respected, financially expert Finance Business Partners who are part of a small yet core and dynamic unit in Prague. The unit is part of a larger Financial Planning & Analysis Department consisting of senior level colleagues in Prague and Washington D.C. with whom you will collaborate.
  • You will report to the Finance Business Partner Manager in Prague who will support you with her deep knowledge of RFE/RL’s financial operations and its international offices.
  • As a Finance Business Partner your principal role is to provide decision-quality, data-driven counsel to RFE/RL’s Budget Owners (department and regional directors) ensuring that the allocation of financial resources is aligned with the organization’s mission, goals, and strategies; therefore, you will be highly visible within senior management.
  • You will act as a key source of information and use your planning and analytical skills to support Budget Owners in building, managing, and adhering to their departmental budgets, including initiating or responding to issues relating to the budget process, cost trends, the financial impact of different strategic scenarios, approval requirements, etc.
  • You can expect to develop strong relationships with your assigned Budget Owners or client group and come to fully understand their respective strategic drivers, financial dynamics, and personnel, including personnel based in both Prague and the international offices.
  • Ultimately, you will learn how an international news media company works in support of critical fast-paced, fact-based journalism in many of RFE/RL’s countries and regions.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We value partners with a great attitude and strong financial analytical, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently with strategic and tactical trouble-shooting experience. Successful candidates will have the ability to monitor and track expenditures, accumulate baseline data, and generate statistical models to assist in forecasting future expenditures under different strategic scenarios. All this preferably with an appreciation for and understanding of multi-cultural/diverse workplaces.

  • Fluent English (written and spoken) is required, Russian and Czech language skills highly desirable
  • Minimum of 6 years progressive experience in an accounting, finance, or budgeting role.
  • Experience working abroad or for an international employer highly desired

This is a locally recruited, full-time position on a one-year assignment initially with the possibility of extension for an open-ended contract after one year. The opportunity is only open to applicants with the legal right to work in the Czech Republic.

WHAT WE OFFER?

  • A highly diverse international work environment (60+ nationalities)
  • Competitive salary based on experience and skill level
  • An organization not driven by profit but by a very important mission
  • Exceptional benefits package (supplementary pension insurance, life insurance, sick days, Multisport card, public transport contribution, in-house language courses, professional training, meal allowance for use in cafeteria and café on company premises)
  • Modern, state-of-the-art work environment with convenient access to various public transit options near Želivského metro station
  • Hybrid work environment that allows for a mix of home office work and in-office presence

To apply for this position, please send us your CV and cover letter in English. We really do read cover letters, so please use this opportunity to express why you are interested in this position and what you would bring to the role.

A complete list of responsibilities and qualifications can be found in the job description published at RFE/RL website: https://libertynet.rferl.org/jobs/detail/FIN2036-2201.html

To learn more about us please refer to our web page: https://pressroom.rferl.org/about-us

Informace o pozici

Společnost
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - Rádio Svobodná Evropa, Inc.
Address
Vinohradská 3333/159a, Praha – Strašnice
Required education: Bachelor's
Required languages: English (Proficient)
Benefits: Bonuses, Contribution holiday, Above-standard medical care, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Transport allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Cafeteria, Contribution to sport / culture / leisure, Sick days, Occasional work from home
Listed in: Economics and Business Finance, IS/IT: Consultations, analyses, and project management, Media, advertising, and PR, Financial analyst, Financial specialist, Data analyst
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

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