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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is a US-based NGO and global community of thousands of volunteers working together to use maps and open data for humanitarian response and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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    Accountant - Remote

    About the Role

    HOT is seeking an Accountant to provide day to day accounting and administrative support to HOT US and, when necessary, to our sister organizations in the field. The Accountant is a key member of the finance team and will ensure that our books are maintained properly and payments are executed on time among other duties. We place great value on relevant personal qualities such as resourcefulness, initiative, humility and work ethic.


    • Enter transactions and financial activity in HOT’s accounting system to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash transactions, payroll accounting, journal entries, etc.
    • Collect documentation and set up third-party accounts (vendors, donors, etc.). Create and maintain vendor files in accounting software and correspond with vendors to ascertain complete files such as W8 or W9 forms.
    • Prepare or/and organize relevant supporting documents to process payments.
    • Assist in providing information for the completion of form 990, the preparation of audit activities, and other accounting functions (update of NICRA schedules, etc.)
    • Ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded, reconciled and documented.
    • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts prior to closing each accounting cycle.
    • Generate invoices to funders and follow up to ensure timely collection of funds. Research all payment inquiries and respond promptly and appropriately
    • Prepare monthly financial statements and produce timely and accurate monthly financial reports
    • Assist with the classification, recording, and release of restricted funds and periodic change in fund balances.
    • Ensure IRS form 1099s are prepared for relevant vendors before the end of the applicable calendar year.
    • Prepare monthly wage-related allocations and classifications for staff and contractors.
    • Record and maintain the intercompany entries and account balances.
    • Work with the Global Finance Associate to ensure the field-based reports are complete and entered in our accounting system on time.
    • Enter staff information in Gusto and update all related tax and benefit documents. Investigate all international payments in StoneX.
    • Perform the reconciliation and accounting of credit card transactions.
    • Perform other duties and special projects as requested by the line manager.



    • Bachelor or Associate degree in business, accounting or finance preferred. Professional qualification (CPA, CMA, CA, CTA, etc.) in lieu of an academic achievement will be considered.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a similar capacity or as an Accountant.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook…); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research and problem-solving purposes.
    • Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
    • Working knowledge of at least two accounting software.


    • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multicultural environment.
    • Self-starter with excellent problem solving skills combined with the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.
    • Experience working with a nonprofit organization.
    • Has a good sense of humor.

    Application Close Date: May 29, 2022 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) on to apply

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