Global Accounting/Finance Support Associate

  • Contractor
  • United States of America
  • $27000 - $30000 - $3250 - $4000 USD / Year
  • Trickle Up profile

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Trickle Up

About Trickle Up:

Since 1979, Trickle Up has focused on the poorest and most vulnerable, working with participants who live in extreme poverty and face multiple levels of exclusion due to gender, ethnicity, religion, and disability. The organization has worked with over 450,000 participants and their families, helping to sustainably lift over two million people out of extreme poverty in India, Africa, and the Americas. Our mission is to partner with women in extreme poverty to build economic opportunity and drive inclusion. Trickle Up works through partner organizations, to build paths to savings, food security, and agency, resulting in sustainable poverty reduction at scale.

Position Overview:

We are looking for the ideal candidate to fill the position of Accounting/Finance Support Associate. This position can be located in one of our 3 locations (US, India, or Mexico). The person in this position will report to the Global Director of Finance and aid with the oversight of the organization’s financial transactions and operations. This position will primarily be responsible for the monthly processing, recording, and reconciliation of transactions across each of our global offices (United States, Guatemala, India, and Mexico.) Ensure invoices are properly collected, amounts are correct and allocated to the proper fund, and guarantee payments are handled and recorded accurately. Manage internal and external payment requests and provide general finance and accounting support for the international program team. Support one (1) to two (2) global offices and will backstop for other Finance & Operations Team Members based in the United States as needed. This is a fully remote position.

Principal Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Process invoices and payment requests using MIP Fund Accounting Software and
  • Manage payments through
  • Manage monthly Credit Card Reconciliations
  • Process Payment Vouchers.
  • Reconcile Operating and Payroll Bank Accounts.

Accounts Receivable

  • Reconcile fundraising income with bank statements.
  • Reconcile GAAP Approved Pledge Payments.
  • Format Cash Receipt spreadsheet for Upload to MIP.
  • Reconcile Fundraising Revenue received, and PayPal Bank Accounts.

Grant Management

  • Update Grant Monitoring spreadsheets.
  • File grant-related expense invoices in the corresponding online folder.
  • Other grant management tasks as they may arise.

Financial Management & Audit Support

  • Ensuring that the global staff follow and abide by the organization’s set financial procedures and practices.
  • Support federal audits and data collection with accurate documentation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications and Requirements:


  • Associate’s degree in accounting, business, or finance.


  • 1-2 years of work experience in an accounting and/or finance department.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel or another Spreadsheet Program.
  • Experience working with accounting software (MIP preferred).
  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Highly organized and analytical thinker with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Dedication to contributing to team goals.
  • Strong, developed knowledge in a dual entry accounting system. Knowledge of MIP Fund accounting is a plus.
  • Exceptional ability in written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong business acumen and judgment.
  • Good interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
  • Proactive, creative problem-solver.
  • Flexible and productive under pressure.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Responsible and dedicated worker.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to meet targets and deadlines.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.


  • Fluent in written and spoken English with professional proficiency in another language (Spanish, but also Bengali and/or Hindi preferred.)


  • Willingness to travel occasionally (10-20%) to our global offices.

Salary and Benefits

We offer a base salary commensurate with experience and location (USA – US$3,250-US$4,000 a month; Kolkata, India ₹114,000-126,000 per month; MX$27,000 – MX$30,000 per month NET), along with a generous benefits package including health insurance, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time off, and paid federal/local holidays. The successful applicant will join a dynamic, passionate, multicultural team deeply committed to the alleviation of extreme poverty. Trickle Up promotes a collegial, high-performing organizational culture in which staff communicate clearly and openly, and are reflective, innovative, and mutually accountable.

How to apply

To Apply

To be considered, please click the link, and follow the instructions to upload your cover letter and resume by February 29, 2024. We are sorry we are unable to answer phone calls related to this posting.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks and other reference-check databases Trickle Up participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this initiative, as part of the referencing process, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment during employment. By applying, you confirm your understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Trickle Up requires that employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 before visiting or working in a Trickle Up office or conducting any travel or in-person meetings on behalf of our organization. If you are hired for this position, Trickle Up will require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Trickle Up is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and extend equal opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Deadline: 29-Feb-24

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