Senior Accountant/ Financial Analyst (Remote)

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DescriptionSenior Accountant/Analyst EA Transition SupportExecutive Office & Operations | Boston, MA (or Remote), United States Fixed Term : 18 monthsTITLE: Senior Accountant/Analyst EA Transition SupportDepartment: Finance DepartmentLOCATION: Boston, MA or Other (remote)REPORTS TO: Sr. Director of Finance / Interim CFO, Finance DepartmentCOORDINATES WITH: Oxfam America (OA) finance department staff, other departments, OA regional offices, bank representatives, insurance brokers, legal counsel, external auditors and tax accountants. PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Senior Accounting/Finance position will be responsible for supporting the Interim CFO in leading the Executive Affiliate transition, closure, and change management processes while providing high level accounting and financial analysis support as needed within the division.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: With supervision by the Interim CFO, the Senior Accountant/Analyst EA Transition Support will play a key role in ensuring EA Transitions and other Accounting and Finance projects and change initiatives meet organizational objectives, timelines, compliance, and budgetary goals. S/he will provide support for key Accounting and Finance departments, programs and projects especially in areas of EA transition, closure, and transformation.The Senior Accountant/Analyst EA Transition Support will play a key role in ensuring EA transitions and closure meet all organizational objectives on time, on budget, within stringent parameters ensuring compliance with local accounting standards and laws as well as US GAAP, minimizing risk, and meeting organizational finance and people/culture objectives. A key responsibility will be to keep all stakeholders abreast of change plans, progress, risks, and associated organizational implications on an ongoing basis.S/he will support the implementation of change strategies and plans that minimize risk to the organization while maintaining alignment with One Oxfam objectives. S/he will work collaboratively with all senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor.S/he will serve as the main point of contact for Country finance managers as well as be a member of the Confidential Operational (Finance, HR , IT) Transition team/s.S/he will also provide full Financial and Accounting support to Oxfam America's Finance and Accounting team as needed to any area of specialization, project, and/or initiatives that requires additional specialized support.Perform a range of complex and senior-level financial statement analyses, flux and account analyses, including receivables, advances, accruals, deferred liabilities.Perform cashflow forecasts and balance sheet forecastsProvide accounting/finance support to regional office finance staff and the change management team.Review account analyses prepared by regional office finance staff for completeness and reconcile to GLParticipate in monitoring of accounting control procedures and ensure compliance with established policy.Ensure all financial transactions are completed with high degrees of accuracy, in full compliance with requirements, and within established timelines.Prepare required journal entries and account reconciliations, and resolve variances using professional concepts and established policies and procedures.Work with external auditors, tax and legal advisors needed; prepare audit schedules, provide explanations of schedules and related variances if any.Work on special projects as assigned.EXPECTATIONS FOR THE POSITION:The incumbent will stay abreast of professional standards, trends and issues affecting this set of responsibilities, demonstrating continuous learning of the field.S/he will work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work, will perform all duties appropriately for a multi-cultural environment, treating all persons with dignity and respect, and will be familiar with and committed to Oxfam America mission and goals.This position is deemed to be confidential and requires a high degree of confidentiality and sensitivity due to the nature of the assignment concerning the closure and transition of the Executing Affiliate country offices. This position, in collaboration with the allied positions in HR and IT, will work in a confidential capacity to assist the SLT in formulating, determining, and effectuating management policies for employee and labor relations within each country and region and the development of employee policies and procedures for these transitions and closures.QUALIFICATIONS:Required:Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent education in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Experience and Core Competencies:Three to five years progressively responsible work experience as a Senior Accountant/Analyst.Ability to analyze the balance sheet and to forecast cashflows.Significant experience in accrual accounting, project accounting, preparation of financial statements and forecasts, as well as audit coordination.Mastery in Excel and Powerpoint.Ability to work independently, to work under pressure, prioritize work and to meet deadlines.Excellent attention to detail, ability to work accurately and to present analyses in a clear concise manner.Ability to identify system, process and policy issues and make recommendations for and implement solution(s).Excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills.Desired: Experience with not-for-profit accounting.Experience with international organizationsCPA or MBAVideo ScreenOxfam America is a Gender Just organization and an equal opportunity employer. We have a zero tolerance policy for any sexual harassment, exploitation, and/or abuse. We welcome all persons to apply and do not discriminate. We take measures to prevent discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We are an E-Verify employer.For more information, please click on the following links: E-Verify Participation Poster: English / Spanish E-Verify Right to Work Poster: English | Spanish