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Project Accountant II

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Project HOPE
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Bethesda, MD

Project HOPE


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Published 2 days ago

April 1, 2021
March 15, 2021

Project HOPE is an international NGO with more than 500 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60 years of operation legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

 

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability and transparency.

 

Program Summary:

This position is the key individual in leading the following efforts for all assigned programs within the global operations finance team’s initiatives.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Support monthly and annual close cycle and project management, ensuring that deadlines are met, with the ability to review results of the closing process and generate corrections as necessary and post close activities such as reporting, reconciliations, and the monthly projection process.
  2. Analyze accounts, projects, financials, documentation, country compliance, procurement, reporting, and proposals for assigned regions and field sites to ensure that expenditures comply with the award document and related regulations.
  3. Prepare required funder reports, ad hoc reports, and invoices in accordance with funder requirements.
  4. Assist with the Single Audit, various Internal and External Audits, and Compliance by providing complete support in samples, reporting, and analyzing as necessary.
  5. Initiate and process new project set-up, grant management database, wires and payments, and filing (electronically and paper format).
  6. Prepare various budgets for project, department, region, etc. for upload and reporting in financial system, working with the Headquarters and Field teams.
  7. Support the Global Operations Finance team as backups, training, supporting the field offices, and emergency response.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. BA/BS in Accounting required or equivalent years of experience.
  2. Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in general ledger, financial accounting, preferably not-for-profit and/or government funding.
  3. Understanding of and experience with federal financial compliance, contracting, and auditing requirements as detailed in the Code of Federal Regulations Circulars is required. Experience in an international setting is preferred.
  4. Must have intermediate level knowledge of Excel (pivot table, look-up), ability to use large scale automated accounting systems, knowledge of QuickBooks a plus.
  5. Direct experience in performing and reviewing fund and account balance reconciliations as well as preparing and reviewing ledger entries, adjustments, and accruals.
  6. Experience in preparing materials for and responding to end-of-year audits.
  7. Ability to adhere to accounting and reporting procedures and policies to ensure proper financial control and data integrity.
  8. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  9. Experience in preparing and/or reviewing financial statements, including variance analysis, as well as the ability to explain these to persons with little financial acumen.
  10. Ability to work well under pressure, organize and set priorities, meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  11. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral, in working with inter-departmental staff and well as funders.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Physical demands: Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Work environment: Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level. Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.
  • International travel is a regular part of this job position. Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

 

Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

 

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

Project HOPE is an international NGO with more than 500 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60 years of operation…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English and Spanish or French a Plus

Proficient in English and Spanish or French a Plus

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Bethesda, MD
Associated Location
7500 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814

How to Apply

All Candidates must apply through the Career Page for Project HOPE https://projecthope.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/677?c=projecthope

Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

 

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

 

All Candidates must apply through the Career Page for Project HOPE https://projecthope.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/677?c=projecthope

Due to the large number of…

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