General Ledger Accountant
You'll contribute to ending world hunger by...
supporting various aspects of the accounting team’s activities including: balance sheet account
reconciliations, providing detailed analysis and accounting system support, assist staff across the
organization in understanding the organization’s accounting processes and systems.
Assisting the Financial Controller with monthly closing of books
Reconciling Balance Sheet accounts as assigned
Recording funds received and cash transfers for all revenue sources
Maintaining organization’s annual registrations up-to-date (Sam.gov, USAID PVO, etc)
Performing Form 941 payroll reconciliations
Assisting with the annual financial audit by preparing various audit schedules
Assisting with preparation of the year-end financial statements
Approving accounting documents in the system in the absence of the Financial Controller
Performing monthly due to/due from reconciliations
Preparing the annual in kind donations entries
Preparing monthly prepayments and other recurring entries
Revaluing grants receivable account on a quarterly basis regarding foreign exchange
Reviewing monthly and semi-monthly payroll and benefits, salary approval forms for new hires,
terminations and vacation payouts
Preparing monthly payroll wire transfers to expatriates and HQ
Reconciling expat accrued vacation, health insurance payable account, and salary advances
Serving as back-up person to Payroll & Benefits manager to process payroll.
You’re a dedicated and experienced professional
You have Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
You have at least 4 years of professional experience in accounting
You are an expert user of MS Office suite with emphasis on Excel, comfortable working with
computers with minimal IT support
You have outstanding knowledge of automated accounting systems and Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles (GAAP).
One Whitehall Street, 2nd Floor – New York, NY 10004 Phone (1) 212 967 7800 – Fax (1) 212 967 5480
You're a good team player, passionate about humanitarian work
You have genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
You possess strong customer support skills, including responsiveness and ability to maintain professional working relationships at all levels of the organization.
You have the ability to take initiative and prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision
You have excellent interpersonal skills, able to work both independently and as a member of a team.