Finance Associate (Temporary)

  • Mid-level
  • Posted on 19 April 2021
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Remote position
  • Closing on 19 May 2021
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Job Description

The Finance Associate will assist the Finance team with daily, weekly, and monthly tasks. We are looking for a dedicated individual willing to commit to approximately a five-month assignment up to 20 hours per week during business hours.


Grant Accounting:

  • Upon request by grant accountants:
    • Prepare IO journal entries, run reports, initial review of match entries, update trend reports, match tracking tool and cash tracking tool.
    • Assist in arranging & coordinating on-line meetings with field offices.


  • Assist with accounts receivable, accounts payable and various account analysis and reconciliations
  • Record keeping and file maintenance
  • Provide support for several ongoing projects within the Finance department
  • Locate and provide information to other departments within the organization to ensure coordination and responsiveness
  • Prepare and maintains balance sheet reconciliations for assigned IO balance sheet accounts
  • Support department work by performing duties such as locating and compiling accounting support


  • Other duties as assigned


  • Promote a culture of excellence, inclusion, learning, support, diversity and innovation


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or a minimum of 4 years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and theory
  • A passion for the mission and values of Global Communities
  • A desire to learn about accounting and the finance operations of an International nonprofit organization
  • Strong analytical skill set and application
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, and Word) preferred
  • Organization: the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to articulate orally and in writing
  • Thoroughness: strong attention to detail and ensures that work is complete and accurate

About the Organization

Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe. Our central goal is to build the capacity of communities to direct the development of their own lives and livelihoods. Empowered communities are able to drive change when they recognize everyone’s needs, understand their rights and the natural and market forces that affect them, and are able to take collective action. Once empowered, communities are better able to build constructive relationships with government institutions, the private sector and civil society in ways that are sustainable. In turn, local government, the private sector and civil society have a greater ability to address community needs.

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