US Accounting Lead
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|Location: US, Eastern time zone preferred.
We amplify social impact by partnering with leaders to develop tailored solutions. Our mission is to use data and evidence to help leaders combat poverty worldwide. IDinsight is a mission-driven global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps global development leaders maximize their social impact. We tailor a wide range of data and evidence tools, including randomized evaluations and machine learning, to help decision-makers design effective programs and rigorously test what works to support communities. We work with governments, multilateral agencies, foundations, and innovative non-profit organizations in Asia and Africa. Our work spans a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, education, health, governance, sanitation, financial inclusion, and other areas.We have expertise in a variety of rigorous approaches and methodologies, which we tailor to each client depending on their needs and constraints. To achieve a positive social impact, we:Support clients’ use of data and evidence for routine and major decision-making.
Inform funding decisions – toward high-impact initiatives and away from less effective programs or approaches.
Create and share tools, knowledge, and ideas that expand the use of data and evidence for social good.
Our diverse, growing team of roughly 250 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more about our mission and values at www.IDinsight.org.About the US Accounting Lead
The US Accounting Lead reports to the CFO and works extensively with the Deputy CFO to oversee the financial matters related to the US entity IDInsight Inc. and to execute projects to support the implementation of the organization’s financial strategy. Key functions include oversight of the organization’s investment accounts and US banking management, coordination of the organization’s US GAAP audit and annual form 990, preparation of financial analysis in support of leadership and donors, and supporting due diligence, projects, and reporting as needed.This role is ideal for an experienced accounting professional with an excellent understanding of US GAAP, good analytical and communication skills, lots of proactivity, and a desire to be part of a growing, dynamic and impactful organization.This role has no direct reports but will coordinate input from various team members across functions and may have staff to work with them on specific projects.
The responsibilities below are representative. Projects may change seasonally and over time.
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Please note that, as a non-profit, we are unable to provide compensation similar to leading private-sector organizations.