Position Description

Finance Associate
Location Arcata, CA or Washington, DC
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GENERAL FUNCTION

Reporting to the Finance and Reporting Manager, the Finance Associate will be a key member of a finance and admin team providing administrative and financial processing to ensure successful completion of a project on budget and in accordance with the grant(s) policies. The Finance Associate will assist the finance officers in monitoring financial aspects of grants including forecasting of project expenditures, compliance with applicable rules and regulations and reporting to funders.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in preparation and processing of invoices and journal entries.

  • Assists with tracking and reporting of cost share and program income.

  • Assist in monitoring program accounting and documentation to ensure compliance with funder requirements and Internews’ policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates with Finance Officers and  Grant and Contract Analysts on project and award reconciliation.

  • Assist with task tracking of office and project start up and close out activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Familiarity with computers and computer software including spreadsheets, word processors, e-mail, and accounting systems.

  • Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.

  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments.

  • Intermediate expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively.

  • US work authorization required.

 

Preferred:

  • Accounting Certification or advanced degree (CPA, CA, CMA, MBA etc).

  • Nonprofit US Government grant funded accounting experience.

  • Experience working with remote teams.

  • Multi-lingual.

  • Familiarity with Unit 4 Agresso accounting software.

  • Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance 2CRF200.

 

 

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our Internews Benefits page.