Associate, Operations

Location: Washington DC
Job Code: 152
# of openings: 1


 Principal Duties:

In your role as Associate, Operations you will support the implementation of our project management and operations functions. You will leverage your comfort and facility with word-processing, spreadsheets, and online tools to support the Projects and Operations unit. Success in this role requires a detail-oriented and positive individual with strong communication and time management skills who enjoys working in a dynamic, small business environment.


Your Principal Duties will include:

  • Supporting the Finance Manager in weekly Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable tracking
  • Reconciling corporate credit card accounts weekly
  • Managing petty cash disbursements and reconciliation
  • Responding to and managing external inquiries
  • Ordering supplies, scheduling and preparing for meetings and events, and maintaining office organization
  • Updating general office forms, calendar, manuals, inventories, and templates
  • Managing corporate memberships
  • Serving as the office contact for onsite troubleshooting of IT issues; responsible for understanding how office technology (conferencing system, servers) works and how to do basic IT troubleshooting and support for all staff
  • Processing invoices, expense reports, and other expenses
  • Supporting vendor and consultant procurement and management
  • Drafting documents for review, including periodic reports and marketing material
  • Expanding professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Contributing to corporate strategy implementation through active participation in Project Management and Operations Unit initiatives 


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS office and Excel
  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship required
  • At least one year of experience working in an office setting
  • Exposure to accounting and finance applications


Our ideal candidates are:

  • Familiar with basic accounting principles and managing financial information
  • Highly comfortable with technology, including Salesforce or other similar databases, website management, and other online tools
  • Interested in economic and youth development
  • Professional in their demeanor
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Focused on details, organization, and meeting deadlines
  • Resourceful problem-solvers with the ability to take initiative to learn new skills
  • Perceptive and adaptable
  • Able to manage up, articulate opinions, and present resourceful alternatives


Working Conditions

Normal office environment.


Company Background: 

Making Cents is a results-driven women-owned small business founded on the principles of social entrepreneurship. Since our founding in 1999, we have been fostering human potential and promoting economic opportunities for disadvantaged populations around the world. We have implemented more than 130 projects in over 60 countries to date and are a trusted partner to public- and private-sector clients who benefit from our expertise and broad industry exposure. 


To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter online through “Join Our Team” under the Contact section of Applicants are encouraged to apply early as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.


Making Cents International is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.


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