Finance Associate

Internews

Posted: March 29, 2019

GENERAL FUNCTION

Reporting to the Controller, the Finance Associate will be a key member of the Finance team providing administrative and financial processing to ensure a successful recording of transactions. The Finance Associate will assist with preparing and processing entries, monitoring and reconciling account balances, and ensuring documentation requirements are satisfied.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in preparation and processing of invoices, journal entries and cash receipts
Assist in monitoring program accounting and documentation to ensure compliance with funder requirements and Internews’ policies and procedures
Assist with audit preparation and compliance, including gathering and organizing of supporting documentation and schedules
Assist with project and award monitoring in the accounting system.
Reconciliation of select non-cash balance sheet accounts
Monitors project and award reconciliation
Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Familiarity with computers and computer software including spreadsheets, word processors, e-mail, and accounting systems
Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments
Intermediate expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively.
Preferred:

Accounting Certification or advanced degree (CPA, CA, CMA, MBA etc)
Nonprofit US Government grant funded accounting experience
Experience working with remote teams
Multi-lingual
Familiarity with Unit 4 Agresso accounting software
Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance 2CRF200

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