VillageReach is hiring a

Bookkeeper

VillageReach is a non-profit global health innovator, founded in Seattle, WA in 2001, that develops, tests, implements and scales new solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life-saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities. Forbes, Business Week, and Kiplinger's Financial Magazine, among others, have profiled and celebrated their unique method of applying data-driven analysis to the global health and development sector.


Summary

The Bookkeeper is responsible for providing timely and accurate financial information while maintaining organized and efficient systems. Performs bookkeeping operations for VillageReach including global offices. The Bookkeeper is a detail-oriented individual able to process transactions, reconcile accounts and conduct analyses of financial information.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Transactional Duties

  • Compiles, analyzes and processes financial transactions with emphasis on accounts payable and check preparation.
  • Processes expense reports and corporate credit card charges using ExpensePath.com
  • Monitors the corporate credit card balance and requests mid-period payment to keep balance below the credit limit
  • Prepares bank deposits
  • Reviews monthly financial data from VillageReach offices in Africa and imports transactions into the general ledger; computes currency exchange rate gains/losses on monthly field office transactions
  • Reconciles and balances accounts
  • Compiles data and worksheets used in preparation of the 990 Federal tax return
  • Prepares supplemental schedules and analyses for external auditors
  • Interfaces with finance & administrative staff in the field offices on matters of transactions accuracy and completeness
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects and self-corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • General Bookkeeping Duties

  • Compiles data and worksheets used in preparation of the 990 Federal tax return
  • Prepares supplemental schedules and analyses for external auditors
  • Interfaces with finance & administrative staff in the field offices on matters of transactions accuracy and completeness
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects and self-corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Makes recommendations for improving the organization's bookkeeping procedures and work flows
  • Attention to detail and pursuit of quality in accomplishing tasks
  • Customer service orientation and commitment to delivery outstanding service and responsiveness to internal “customers”
  • Honesty and Integrity beyond reproach; candidates must be able to successfully complete a background and credit check
  • Technical Skills – Ability to adapt to new technology and master software and technological solutions to continuously build knowledge and skills
  • Organizational Support – Ability to follows policies and procedures; ability to complete tasks correctly and on time
  • Adaptability – Adaptable to change; able to manage competing demands; ability to deal with delays or unexpected events