Financial Investigator (Human Rights)

Fair Food Standards Council

Details:

  • Location: Tampa Bay Area, Florida
  • Salary: Competitive within the non-profit sector
  • Rolling application

About FFSC

The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC) is to monitor the development of a sustainable agricultural industry that advances the human rights of farmworkers, the long-term interests of growers, and the ethical supply chain concerns of retail food companies through implementation of the Fair Food Program (FFP), a unique worker-led, market-driven social responsibility program that emerged from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' successful Campaign for Fair Food. The FFP has been recognized by human rights experts as "the best workplace-monitoring program" in the US and "one of the great human rights success stories of our day." To learn more, please see the FFSC's annual report. FFSC is based in Sarasota, FL, with work-related travel throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Salary is competitive within the non-profit sector. Benefits include employer-paid medical and dental insurance, a generous paid vacation policy, and an employer-matched 401(k) plan. 

Responsibilities

Coordinate and conduct comprehensive financial and payroll audits of participating growers' operations; Draft and fact-check payroll analysis assessing compliance with relevant law and the FFP Code of Conduct; Analyze supply chain transactions to monitor distribution of the Fair Food Program Premium to farmworkers; Design corrective actions addressing systemic risks and non-compliance; Work closely with FFSC analysts, attorneys, and other investigators to improve auditing methods and tools; Prepare data requests and reports, and organize audit data, using the FFSC database; and Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree or higher in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience; Experience with financial auditing standards and procedures; Proficiency in Excel; Strong quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills Strong attention to organization, detail, and accuracy; Strong communication and interviewing skills; Ability to perform well in a fast-paced setting with irregular hours; Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle competing priorities Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently; Commitment to human rights; and Desire to work closely with people of different nationalities, gender, and education levels. Spanish-language proficiency useful, but not required.