Senior Accountant

at Global Greengrants Fund
Published February 13, 2024
Location Colorado, United States of America
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary $102,800
Salary Units Year

Description

Global Greengrants Fund is looking to hire a highly motivated, self-directed strategic thinker who is proficient in the best practices of nonprofit financial practices and internal controls. They will support the Chief Financial Officer and Accounting Manager in the daily finance operations and accounting functions by ensuring the completeness and accuracy of financial records and financial transactions. They will compile data for statements of financial position, financial activity, and other related financial reports. They will support the Chief Financial Officer (US) and the Director of Finance and Operations (UK) in collaboration with GGF department heads to create the organization’s annual budgets and financial forecasts. They will also collaborate with other departments on various projects of high complexity that will relate to the optimization of the finance department and the broader organization’s business process flows.

The candidate profile.

The successful applicant will have significant relevant experience in a similar role in a charitable, environmental, development, social justice, feminist, gender, human rights organization, and/or grant-making organization. They will have strong financial management acumen; knowledge of accounting procedures and protocols, budgeting, and financial analysis, and demonstrated experience with FASB and ASA nonprofit accounting standards. They will have strong knowledge and working experience with US GAAP and working knowledge and professional experience with annual audits and the IRS 990 process.

They demonstrate excellent organizational skills, and the ability to ensure accuracy of work and demonstrate precise attention to detail. They will be meticulous with exceptionally strong follow-up and follow-through skills. They also thrive in a virtual environment, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions. English fluency is a must. Higher education in Finance or Accounting, CPA or CMA and an active CPA license as well as knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) would be preferred.

The right candidate will understand GGF’s core values and be committed to the guiding principles and mission of GGF and ensure they uphold them in the way they take up the responsibilities of the role.

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Global Greengrants Fund and how you meet the requirements of the role. Please include “Senior Accountant” in the subject line of the email and submit.

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