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Associate Project Accountant

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Project HOPE
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Bethesda, MD

Project HOPE


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Published 11 days ago

April 1, 2021
March 15, 2021

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 800 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 20 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will assist with the following efforts within the Global Operations Finance team’s initiatives:

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.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist GOF Team Member in monthly and annual closing process, ensuring that deadlines are met as necessary
  2. Assist GOF Team Members in compiling regional information and providing support to Finance and Global Health (Field and Emergency Response).
  3. Assist GOF Team Members & Manager to initiate new project set-up and various data entry.
  4. Assist in processing wires, payments, review of documentation, and reconciliations.
  5. Assist with audit and grant compliance as necessary.
  6. Oversee the filing for the department, electronically and paper.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  1. AS. in Accounting or combined equivalent education and years of experience required.
  2. BA. preferred
  3. Minimum of 1 years’ experience in general ledger, financial accounting, not-for-profit or government award funding, preferred.
  4. Fluent in Spanish and English with the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, preferred.
  5. Must have intermediate level knowledge of Excel (pivot table, look-up),
  6. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  7. Ability to work well under pressure, organize and set priorities, meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Physical demands: While international travel is not a regular part of this job position, programmatic needs may require it intermittently. Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

 

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee 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: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

 

 

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 800 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 20 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English and Spanish and French a Plus.

Proficient in English and Spanish and 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 Project HOPE Career site - https://projecthope.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/684?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 Project HOPE Career site - https://projecthope.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/684?c=projecthope

Due to the large number of…

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