Cash Management Associate
Chemonics, Washington, United States
Chemonics seeks a Cash Management Associate for the Finance and Accounting Division.The Cash Management Associate will provide support of the daily function of processing payments and assist with month-end reconciliation of all bank accounts. The associate also supports audits by gathering documentation for audit requests. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Input payments and other transactions into cash manager, accounts receivable, general ledger, and accounts payable modules within accounting system; obtains documentation and approval for all transactions processed
Perform reconciliation of bank accounts, accounts receivable, credit lines, grants accounts, and petty cash.
Review and log transactions requiring payments; processes payments via check, ACH, and wire transfer.
Assist in responding appropriately and quickly to requests-for-payment confirmation from internal and external clients.
Research and recommend solutions to resolve any discrepancies with payments and banking information as appropriate; analyzes, investigates, and corrects accounting entries.
Provide financial reporting of accounts receivable that are overdue as requested.
Assist in development and improvement of departmental materials and processes, including strategic plans, training materials, and systems.
Prepare documents and other resources for meetings with internal and external parties.
Maintain and expands technical knowledge in finance, accounting, and administration by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies, and participating in Chemonics practice networks.
Perform other duties as required.
Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience required; Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred
One year accounting, bookkeeping, administrative, and/or technically relevant work experience required
Experience working with accounting software required; experience working with Microsoft Dynamics and/or Solomon preferred
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skills
Demonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issues
Ability to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization, and time management
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision, and contribute to projects and initiatives
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Language proficiency for assigned geographic area preferred
Previous experience working in international development and/or living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries preferred
Willingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per year