Temporary International Accountant Job at PATH

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

Descriptions;

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

METHOD OF APPLICATION

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