Finance Associate (Junior Accountant)

We are looking for a Finance Associate/Junior Accountant to join our Finance and Administration Department. The ideal candidate will have experience in general ledger accounting, processing accounts payable, reconciling accounts, and related administrative functions within established internal controls. Must be professional, courteous, organized, and detail oriented. This position will be based in Washington, D.C. functioning under a hybrid office environment.

At USGLC, we are committed to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion among staff, volunteers, partners, and programs.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Collect, review, organize, and prepare invoices for weekly payment disbursements.
  • Organize and maintain disbursement files electronically with proper backup.
  • Review travel expense reports for accuracy.
  • Reconciliation of corporate credit card accounts.
  • Data entry of cash receipts and maintenance of proper backup.
  • General ledger maintenance.
  • Assist with maintenance of fixed assets, and relevant schedules.
  • Ensure and maintain accounting controls at all times.
  • Manage all institutional subscriptions – print and electronic.
  • Assist with digitizing, filing, organizing and maintenance of finance and administration files.
  • Assist with the annual independent audit.
  • Update and maintain accounting policies and procedures manuals as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and personal attributes:

  • A college degree is preferred but adequate experience may be substituted for educational qualifications. Prefer a minimum of two years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Must pass a general background check
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize and multitask.
  • Must have strong communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Must understand basic office technology – hardware and software.
  • Exceptional customer service – internal and external.
  • Experience with QuickBooks; MS Office products – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Compensation
A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave, and federal holidays.

About the USGLC
The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

To Apply
Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference “Finance Associate” in the email subject.  Short-listed candidates will be contacted. No calls, please.

Compensation

Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.