Finance Officer reviews grant budgets, travel expense reports, prepares monthly financial reports for grant funded ROLI and domestic programs.
Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities
- Reviews new grant budgets, cost extensions, non-cost extensions, and realignment budgets for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the ABA policies and procedures and donor’s regulations;
- Process expense reports for DC staff, Country Directors, Legal Specialists, and Contractors.
- Submits incoming invoices for payment and performs reclassification of invoices;
- Monitors in-kind contribution for all grants and prepares in-kind reports;
- Requests Purchase Order numbers for US and Non-US vendors, sub grantees, and Independent Contractors.
- Creates and analyzes reports on revenue/spending by funder and region and advises managers of program spending trends, potential overruns, and expense mitigation opportunities.
- Provides finance-related support to staff and volunteers posted internationally.
- Maintains internal budgets and ensures appropriate allocation of support costs to active programs.
- Assists in the preparation and completion of audits.
- Ensures compliance with applicable procurement policies and proper allocation of costs for purchases.
- Identifies and investigates erroneous charges and oversees corrections.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least four years’ experience in finance or accounting; OR, Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years’ experience in finance or accounting;
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
- At least two years’ experience in general ledgers accounting.
- Previous experience in grant accounting.
- Previous experience in financial and/or ERP software solutions.
About the Organization
ABA ROLI is a non-profit program that implements legal reform programs in roughly 40 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 400 professional staff working abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.
For more information about what we do at ABA ROLI please visit: https://www.americanbar.org/advocacy/rule_of_law/about.html