Project Accountant, Rooted in Trust

Internews

About the organization

At Internews, we believe everyone deserves trustworthy news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and hold power to account. We train journalists and digital rights activists, tackle disinformation, and offer business expertise to help media outlets become financially sustainable. We do all of this in partnership with local communities – who are the people best placed to know what works.

We support independent media in 100 countries, from radio stations in refugee camps, to hyper-local news outlets, to individual activists and reporters. We’ve helped our partners reach millions of people with quality, local information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.

Duties

The Project Accountant, Rooted in Trust will provide financial and administrative support to the Rooted in Trust team and to the Finance Manager for Rooted in Trust. The Project Accountant will perform Accounts Payable, procurement, and data entry tasks, and help ensure that finance processes and procedures comply with donor requirements and Internews' internal processes and procedures.

Qualifications

- Prior experience and/or training in finance and accounting
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Demonstrated intermediate expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
- High degree of social adaptability and sensitivity to cultural differences
- Professional proficiency in English and/or French required; proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese and/or Arabic helpful but not required
- Familiarity with USG rules and regulations, particularly USAID and US Department of State, helpful but not required
- Prior experience working with an international NGO a plus

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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