Finance Associate - Vera Solutions

About Vera

Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and certified B Corporation building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Our clients — more than 275 organizations in over 55 countries — include major iNGOs and grant-making organizations, social enterprises, and community-based organizations. Our solutions help organizations working in health, education, and development to collect, analyze, and utilize real-time, high-quality programmatic data, automate processes, and work more efficiently and effectively. Vera’s work is centered on the Force.com platform, the world’s leading cloud application development platform. Vera is a growing organization, with 75 full-time staff based in Amsterdam, Boston, Cape Town, Geneva, London, Mumbai, São Paulo, and Washington DC. We have been honored with Echoing Green, Rainer Arnhold, Dasra Social Impact, and Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowships and have been featured in Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 30 Startups to Watch.

Position Overview

We are seeking a talented Finance Associate to oversee the daily financial and accounting operations for our international organization. The Finance Associate assists and supports the Director of Finance with managing budgets, invoices, expenses, taxes, and cash flow. The Finance Associate will also help with month and quarter close. This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience to financial operations of a growing global company. We’re looking for someone who demonstrates excellent attention to detail, communication, and time management skills, experience, problem-solving capabilities, and eagerness to learn. We want someone with a demonstrated ability to coordinate competing priorities with finesse, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Transfer data to general ledger
  • Reconcile and balance all accounts
  • Draw up financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet)
  • Collate and analyze account data and generate financial reports
  • Maintain internal control systems
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Prepare payments and bank deposits
  • Review business transactions for proper supporting documentation
  • Assist with audit schedules and inquiries
  • Contribute to the month-end close and account reconciliations
  • Process invoices to domestic and international clients on a timely and accurate basis
  • Communicate with internal departments on billing issues to improve current processes
  • Reconcile, research, and resolve billing variances when they arise
  • Assist with payroll preparation
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 1-2 years experience in accounting or finance
  • Familiarity with GAAP principles
  • Business, or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Professional full-cycle accounts payable or accounts receivable experience
  • Ability and comfort working in a dynamic team-based environment
  • A detail-oriented focus

Optional

  • CPA or other accounting certification
  • Expertise in internal controls and technical accounting, particularly software license revenue recognition
  • Familiarity with local, state, federal, and international tax regulation, especially in a US company
  • Experience with managing international entities
  • Experience using Salesforce

To apply please use this link.

Organization
Vera Solutions
Type
Full-Time
Job Posting Expires On
09/30/2019