Finance Associate

Vera Solutions
Washington DC, London, Cape Town, or Mumbai – open for discussion
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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 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

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

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
Compensation and Benefits
Vera Solutions offers compensation commensurate with experience and cost of living.