Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.
The Grants Associate will assist with the general financial oversight of private and US government funded grants, grants financial reporting and closeouts, and compliance with USG regulations on expenditures. This is an entry-level position based in Washington, DC and reports to the Senior Grants Administrator.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration or related field **recent graduates are encouraged to apply**
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Strong ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and multi-task to meet tight deadlines
Ability to apply superb attention to detail and consistently produce timely and error free work
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
Minimum six months of relevant experience in progressive accounting and grants administration preferred
Prior experience working with NGO accounting in a fast paced finance department preferred
Experience encompassing A/P, General Ledger, transaction analysis, budgeting, and account reconciliation preferred
Familiarity with OMB Circular 2 CFR 200 a plus