Finance Field Accountant

New York, United States
Apply by 30 June 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 21 May 2018

Job Description

As the Finance Field Accountant, you’ll contribute to ending world hunger by being responsible for reconciling and consolidating field office expenditures into headquarters (HQ) accounting system that includes ensuring proper coding and posting of all accounting transactions related to field financial activity in compliance with procedures and policies implemented by the Field Financial Controller.

Key Activities in your role will include:

  • Reviewing and reconciling monthly expense reports from the field offices timely, “Due To/Due From” with field offices and other network offices, advances, record reclassifications and petty cash expenses
  • Maintain cash flow report and chieving low checking account balances at field level
  • Reviewing bank account reconciliations done at field offices
  • Maintain control over Field Assets and Liabilities
  • Preparing audit schedules for field level audit

You’re a dedicated professional:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • You have at least 4 year’s experience

You have solid experience and knowledge:

  • You have worked with fund and grant accounting processes
  • You are familiar with Serenic Navigator
  • You are able to perform excel functions using Microsoft Office Suite

You are passionate about humanitarian work:

  • You have genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger
  • You can prioritize the workload and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • You are a fast learner and able to implement new processes
  • You have knowledge of French and Spanish languages

About the Organization

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 9 countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $60 million in programs, and approximately 1,500 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

  • Lifesaving impact in nearly 50 countries
  • 6,500+ field staff assisting more than 14.7 million people
  • 35+ years of expertise responding to emergencies caused by conflict, natural disasters and food crises

Our global efforts save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, but millions of undernourished children remain in need of lifesaving treatment.

More information

Field Finance Accountant Job description.pdf

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