Accountant - US

New York, United States

Location: New York, US

Critical Requirement: Fluency in English

Term: Part-Time Contract at first, with potential for Full-Time

About the Accountant Role

The Accountant role is an entry to mid-level position and is critical in supporting our global operations. This position is based in New York. The accountant will report to the CFO and will collaborate closely with finance teams in the US, Mali, and Senegal.

Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Verify, allocate, and post entries for myAgro US
  • Ensure accurate and timely close of US books (monthly and year-end)
  • Prepare monthly financial statement reporting package
  • Prepare accrual and provision journal entries
  • Manage in-country bank accounts and monitor cash, including preparation of cash reports and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform monthly payroll and expense reimbursements
  • Oversee grants recognition, releases and projects allocation
  • Assist with audits and tax returns
  • Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures
  • Communicate monthly financial results with appropriate staff
  • Perform ad hoc tasks for the CFO as needed


  • Solid knowledge in accounting principles
  • At least 3 years accounting experience required. Experience in not-for-profit organizations preferred
  • CPA license preferred, progress towards CPA accepted
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Flexible/adaptable to constant change to meet deadlines without supervision
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • English proficiency, French will be considered as an advantage
  • Passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro

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