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Finance Associate - USA

WaterAid America is looking for a Finance Associate to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

21 Dec 2017
  • Deadline : 21 Dec 2017
  • Salary : Competitive

It’s hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet – around one in three of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

WaterAid America is looking for a Finance Associate to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

Working within the Finance & Administration Team, you will:

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping,
  • Coordinate accounts payable, review payment requests and staff. reimbursements, ensuring appropriate coding, documentation, authorization, and timely data entry, 
  • Process weekly donations and income receipts,
  • Assist the Finance Manager with more complex tasks including the set-up and launch of Adagio financial software and restricted income management.

To be successful, you’ll need to:

  • Be a fast learner with keen attention to detail and follow-through,
  • Have proven ability to effectively prioritize and manage time, take initiative, juggle multiple duties and tasks, and meet deadlines,
  • Be exceptionally organized with the ability to manage a varied workload, including multiple projects and deadlines,
  • Be fully committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.   

Please download the full job description here>

We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation. We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please email your CV/resume and a cover letter to [email protected] with "Finance Associate" in the subject line. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are a perfect fit for this role and indicate your salary requirements Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the USA.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation. Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

No recruitment agencies please.