Digital Green is looking for a Finance Manager to join our San Francisco office who will be responsible for the overall administration and accounting of Digital Green’s small US office and the financial management of our USAID-supported, multi-country Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) program. Washington, D.C. possible for the right candidate.

This role is critical in helping set Digital Green up for its next phase of growth by working closely with the global Finance Team based out of India and our Director of Growth on revisiting existing financial systems and processes to support an expanding global organizational presence. The DLEC responsibilities include financial monitoring and support/guidance to program staff to ensure the fiscal well-being of this project. This role will work closely with the DLEC program team in the US and with our Finance and Compliance Team in India. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and accounting skills combined with the ability to influence, motivate, and negotiate with international teams. In addition, the candidate will have to demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and comfort with ambiguity.

Digital Green is a not-for-profit international development organization that uses an innovative digital platform for community engagement to improve lives of rural communities across South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. We partner with local public, private and civil society organizations to share knowledge on improved agricultural practices, livelihoods, health, and nutrition, using locally produced videos and human mediated dissemination. In a controlled evaluation, the approach was found to be 10 times more cost-effective and uptake of new practices seven times higher compared to traditional extension services.

DLEC is generating evidence that will influence decision makers to implement improvements towards locally-relevant, cost-effective, and pluralistic agricultural extension systems. To accomplish this, we play a coordination role in the extension advisory services (EAS) ecosystem through conducting a global and many local communities of practice (CoP) comprised of USAID missions, country governments, public and private extension advisory service providers, rural civil society organizations, and country research institutes.We are more than one year onto implementing this 5 year project.

Digital Green
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