Title: Field Office Staff Accountant
Department: Finance and Operations
Location: Stamford, CT
Reports To: Finance Manager of Field Operations
Assignment Type: Regular, FTE
Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Americares is the world's leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.
We are seeking a staff accountant to provide financial and accounting support to our foreign field operations. The position will support monthly funding requests, financial and accounting reporting, and year-end close financial activities with all field operations. This position will report to the HQ Finance Manager of Field Ops.
Ensure all foreign reporting entities have submitted monthly actual data submission forms and provide daily status reports during close process
Prepare and post foreign field operations journal entries based on data submission forms
Perform foreign currency translation of foreign entities under ASC 830
Analyze expenses for field offices, including comparisons to budget results
Coordinate intercompany charges with other locations
Prepare and analyze intercompany account reconciliations, resolve reconciling items when needed, and work with the HQ GL team to resolve differences.
Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting
Assist HQ Finance Manager of Field Operations in month end close process.
Assist with accumulating support and preparing schedules for internal and external audits
Correspond with others in the department and programs to ensure proper accounting for purchases and expenses
Other Ad Hoc analyses as needed.
Assist in the completion of other finance and accounting tasks, as assigned Job
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience as a staff accountant. Big 4 experience is beneficial
Experience working in a multinational non-for-profit entity or corporation
Experience with preparing and proposing journal entries on their own based on analysis performed
Experience working with intercompany and multi-currency transactions, is a plus.
A positive, detail-oriented attitude and ability to analyze data
Excellent written and oral communications skills in English; multi-lingual with proficiency in Spanish
Proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
Self-starter with the ability to multi-task effectively
Expert skills in Excel, including processing and analyzing data from different sources using advanced Excel functionality such as Advanced Formulas, Macros and Pivot Tables.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Must have a valid passport and U.S. driver's license
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States