Washington, DC
Full-time


Senior Accountant/International Financial Analyst

Washington, DC

Finance/Accounting & Compliance:

  • Manage the receipt, review and general ledger recording of all field offices’ income, expenses and balance sheet items on a monthly basis in accordance with GAAP;
  • Expeditiously resolve all outstanding, irreconcilable, uncategorized or improperly categorized transactions and instruct field office on adjustments to be made when errors are encountered;
  • Assist in managing goals set for field offices, reviewing strategies, and mentoring opportunities for field office finance staff;
  • Maintain a close working relationship with Global Program staff for the purpose of obtaining data, resolving anomalies and assisting with proper account coding;
  • Ensure consistency among HQ and field office financial records;
  • Provide management with procedural changes and alternative strategies in a continuous effort to improve field financial reporting;
  • Communicate and implement new procedures and strategies;
  • Provide and regularly update written finance policy documents for all field office finance practices;
  • Assist Field Office Directors in hiring field office finance staff;
  • Manage HQ copies of field office monthly financial documents and providing them for audit as needed;
  • Work with other International Finance and Finance Compliance staff to ensure consistent accounting across field offices;
  • Maintain and document internal control procedures for all field offices and ensure accessibility of documentation of accounting treatment;
  • Perform on-site field office financial support and reviews as necessary;
  • Provide training as needed to field office finance and general staff on accounting policies, procedures and internal controls;
  • Manage the setup of new field offices and train new staff in accordance with finance manuals; and
  • Collect, organize and analyze information from the field to support annual corporate independent financial and Uniform Guidance (Single) audits.

Grants Management:

  • Along with the Grants Management team, provide expert guidance on management, compliance and accounting for grants to field office finance and Global Program teams;
  • Assist with preparation of award budgets, spending plans, budget modifications, no-cost extensions as needed and sub-grantee risk assessment;
  • Prepare scheduled and/or ad hoc financial reports for donors that are timely, complete and accurate;
  • Assist with contracted partners’ or sub-grantees’ contractual agreements, tools for accounting and reporting expenses, tools and processes for sub-recipient monitoring, amendments and close-outs;
  • Analyze burn rates, produce grant BvA (pipeline) and projection reports including cost share requirements;
  • Monitor sub-grantees’ financial expenses compared to their obligations and prepare, review or approve modifications;
  • Manage grants and projects for proper and accurate expenditure charging, revenue recognition, Deferred Revenue and Receivables reconciliations and timely invoicing of donors; and
  • Oversee financial management/reporting/close-out for grant award(s), liaising as appropriate with the Grants Management and Global Program teams at headquarters and field office finance and program managers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree finance or accounting
  • At least 5 years of accounting experience
  • Experience with US government Grants (2 CFR 200)
  • Non-profit experience
  • CPA or Masters degree preferred
  • International experience preferred
  • Experience with Currency Exchange

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