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Financial Analyst in Northampton, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Financial Analyst Role in Northampton. Temp to Hire
$18-20 p/hour
The position should be 30 hours a week with the possibility
of some hours on Saturday.
Job Description:

  • Process all field expenditures batches coming out of the
    international field offices.
  • Confirm proper support
    documentation is provided: approval signatures, accurate and complete vouchers,
  • Verify proper foreign exchange rates have been applied,
  • Confirm accuracy of tax withholding calculations.
  • Handle voluminous paper and electronic files in connection with these
  • Perform routine audits of original field documents.
  • Deliver the processed foreign expenditure sets to Controller's Office on a timely basis for inclusion in the campus financial system.
  • Create monthly financial projections in regard to spending trends and projected surplus through end of project.
  • Update data in multi-tabbed Excel workbook.
  • Update expenditure rollups.
  • Ad-hoc creation of additional Excel worksheets as needed.
  • Analyze expenditure patterns and trends in relation to project goals and deliverables for international contracts.
  • Review large, complex budgets for proposals being submitted.
  • Evaluate appropriateness and accuracy of procurement requests from the international field offices and recommend approval of same to Principal Investigator.
  • Create requisitions in the system for on-campus project purchases.
  • Other duties and book keeping tasks as assigned by Fiscal Administrator or Principal Investigators.

accounting, facility with quickbooks preferred, familiarity
with exchange rates and currency conversion, previous work
with international projects a plus, familiarity with USAID
government regulations a plus.