Temporary International Accountant Job at PATH

Temporary International Accountant Job at PATH… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at PATH.


PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.


  • Perform quality control review of Country Office financial reports and transactions to ensure the accuracy of the accounting/bookkeeping activities
  • Coordinate month-close, quarter close, and year-end close activities for assigned offices, including balance sheet reconciliations and follow up
  • Monitor bank account reconciliations and follow up on unresolved items
  • Ensure compliance with PATH policy and statutory requirements. Request clarification or additional documentation on questionable items
  • Provide guidance and support to field and program staff on accounting related tasks, policies and procedures
  • Maintain current documentation of policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility
  • Participate in annual external audit process, preparing work-papers and schedules as assigned
  • Support monthly, quarterly, and yearly close processes by compiling and analyzing accounting information and preparing various adjustments, journal entries and schedules as required
  • Prepare, analyze and review reconciliations of balance sheet GL accounts
  • Analyze, record, monitor and report on moderately complex to complex accounting matters and transactions, ensuring continuous compliance.
  • Answer questions and provide support to others regarding proper accounting treatment for transactions and other finance related queries
  • Perform analysis and assist with special projects as requested by senior management
  • Work with departments outside of Accounting to ensure new initiatives are properly tracked, monitored, and reported

Required Experience

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and/or IFRS, and accounting fundamentals
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in accounting or finance field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance field or similar
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations, such as 2CFR200, as well as experience working for or with global not-for-profits is a plus
  • Experience with a global ERP system with multi-currency capabilities is a plus
  • Effective communication skills both spoken and written, as well as customer service with both internal and external clients
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze data, research information to clarify issues, find and propose appropriate solutions
  • Strong ability to collaborate with team members from different geographical locations
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously; capable of rapid coordination and distribution of information


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