Accounting Associate, Finance at Teach For All

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Teach For All

As the Accounting Associate at Teach For All, you will engage in the following and/or similar activities: 

30% – Accounts Receivable Management

  • Generate invoices to donors and working closely with the fundraising team  to collect the required back-up documentation
  • Draft AR invoices in financial system, and other AR processes including reconciliation of revenue across different systems
  • Liase with the fundraising team to follow up on outstanding payments

25% – Accounts Payable and Vendor management

  • Manage AP processes including vendor setup and global payments
  • Liase with payment providers and bank to troubleshoot and resolve payment issues
  • Assit with  invoice reviews

20% – Month/year close processes

  • Draft journal entries for intercompany transfers, bank fees, interest etc.
  • Reconcile cash receipts and disbursements to the general ledger in a timely manner
  • Assist with balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Draft allocation and reclassifying journal entries for the different entities as maybe required

15% – Grantmaking Function support

  • Submit  invoices for grants to network partners and reconcile payment details across systems
  • Process foreign currency grants and reconcile ForEx impact.
  • Support the subgrant liquidation and reconciliation process across systems

10% – Other Projects

  • Assist with Audit Preparation
  • Assist with Tax Filing
  • Other ad hoc projects

As the ideal candidate, you will bring: 

  • 1-3 years of accounting experience and a working knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices
  • Experience with cloud-based software (ERP systems, expense/invoice software, Salesforce/CRM platforms, payment platforms) is a plus
  • Intermediate-level Microsoft Excel skills required, comfort with Excel shortcuts and ability to operate quickly in Excel is a significant plus.
  • Experience in a global financial environment is a plus (specifically multi-currency and/or multi-entity management)
  • Non Profit accounting experience is a plus but not required
  • Audit experience is a plus but not required
  • Exemplifies Teach For All’s core values and a commitment to Teach For All’s mission:
    • Reflects a sense of possibility in mindset and vision
    • Believes in the value of being locally rooted and globally informed
    • Drives toward constant learning and improvement
    • Convinced of the necessity of diversity and inclusiveness in our work
    • Believes in the interdependence between us and our partners in solving this global problem

Additional desirable skills/experiences:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work with diverse individuals
  • Exceptional team and collaboration skills

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