Accountant

Konbit Sante Cap-Haitien Health Partnership

About the organization

Konbit Sante Cap-Haitien Health Partnership is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation founded in the state of Maine. Since 2001, we have supported the development of a sustainable health system that meets the needs of the community in and near Cap-Haitien, the second-largest city in Haiti and a sister city to Portland, Maine.

Duties

Finance and Accounts
• Maintains records of budgetary expenditures and develops financial reports and projects budgets
• Develops and maintains bank relationships, including conducting an annual review of the relationships
• Oversees and processes payroll time sheets, sick and annual leave documents, travel reimbursements, purchasing documents, and employment documents for staff members
• Oversees the fiscal and administrative aspects of contract management and monitors compliance with relevant laws
• Conducts financial audits and renewals for financial policies in order to remain compliant as required by law
• Manages official financial records to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations and with grant-rewarding agencies
• Develops policies and procedures related to finance and accounts

Administration
• Monitors and implements administrative policies within the office
• Provides direct staff support to the organization such as handling phone calls and inquiries
• Handles day-to-day office activities and issues
• Compiles and sends appropriate meeting reminders along with agendas
• Assists in note-taking responsibilities at group meetings

Donor Database
• Ensures timely entry of checks and financial information into the database
• Develops financial reports of donors
• Sends general thank you notes to all donors and informs executive director, as needed
• Serves as in-house expert on the donor database

Qualifications

Success in this position requires an in-depth understanding of nonprofit leadership and finance, and of accounting, such as the utilization of QuickBooks and appropriate accounting software. Other qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s level degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Public Health, Public Administration, or related field.
• Experience of at least 1-2 years in finance or accounting for a nonprofit organization, preferably with some global health or international development experience.

SELECTION CRITERIA
• Ability to work with high degree of independence and accuracy
• Demonstrates excellent leadership, interpersonal, and supervisory skills
• Demonstrates good organizational and coordination skills
• Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and oral
• Demonstrates strong financial planning and management skills
• Comfort working with diverse individuals and organizations
• Flexible about time requirements (i.e., able to attend some evening meetings)
• French or Creole proficiency highly desirable
• Criminal background check

Salary

$35-42k

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

None, but we are urgently hiring for this position. We are invested in training the right candidate and encourage all interested parties to apply.

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