Finance and Administration Associate

New York, United States Full-time

About BRAC USA

The mission of BRAC and BRAC USA is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large-scale, positive changes through economic and social programs that enable everyone to realize their potential.

BRAC is a global leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programs to assist the most marginalized people in extremely poor, conflict-prone, and post-disaster settings. These include initiatives in education, healthcare, microfinance, women and girls’ empowerment, agriculture, human and legal rights, and more.

 Based in New York, BRAC USA is the North American affiliate of BRAC. BRAC USA provides comprehensive support to BRAC around the world by raising awareness about its work to empower the poor in 11 countries and mobilizing resources to support programs. BRAC USA works closely with its international counterparts to design and implement cost-effective and evidence-based poverty innovations worldwide. BRAC USA is an independent 501(c)(3) organization.

 

 

About the Position

 

BRAC USA seeks a highly motivated candidate to join the Finance and Administration team based in New York. The position includes financial management, human resources and office administration. The Associate will report to the Finance and Administration Director. This is a tremendous opportunity for a motivated candidate who is excited about supporting BRAC’s work in the NY office, is highly organized, and has incredible attention to detail.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 Financial Management:

  • Receive and record all incoming donations, including check, cash, wire, and stock, and make bank deposits in a timely manner;
  • Ensure timely and accurate gift processing in the Salesforce database;
  • Work closely with Individual Giving team to ensure that all major donors receive appropriate recognition for their contributions;
  • Prepare and track all donor acknowledgements;
  • Prepare various donor analyses as needed/requested;
  • Assist with bookkeeping by preparing and entering deposits, entering bills and credit card expenses, preparing payments and filing paperwork;
  • Prepare expense forms for CEO & Director of Finance and Administration; and
  • Assist with year-end audit inquiries.


Human Resources:

  • Help to foster an office environment that supports our growing team and encourages individual growth, collaboration and productivity;
  • Manage employee engagement inititatives, including lunch-and-learns, birthdays, and quarterly teambuilding events;
  • Assist with logistics for planning various in-house training sessions on management and other topics;
  • Participate actively in planning the BRAC USA annual retreat; and
  • Assist with recruitment, including posting positions online and scheduling interviews.

 

Office Administration:

  • Sit at front desk and answer, route, and/or respond to incoming phone calls and mail;
  • Manage organizational inbox;
  • Greet and manage all visitors;
  • Manage office supply inventory and place orders with vendors;
  • Liaise with building management to report issues; 
  • Plan and carry out logistics and materials for 3 Board meetings per year; and
  • Support colleagues from other BRAC offices when in the US to arrange meetings and logistics 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree;
  • 1-3 years of overall professional experience in accounting, finance, executive support, and/or office administration, with prior nonprofit or international development experience preferred;
  • Detail oriented and excellent organization skills;
  • Excellent verbal, tekephone, and written communication skills;
  • Friendly, flexible, confident, assertive and mature personality, with a sense of humor
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel;
  • Proficiency in Salesforce preferred;
  • Ability to integrate into BRAC's culture and work respectfully with other team members in the U.S. and worldwide; 

 

How to Apply

Based in New York City, this is an outstanding opportunity to support a highly-effective nonprofit. BRAC USA will offer a competitive compensation package including generous paid time off, medical/dental, vision, life insurance, professional development stipend, and 401k.

BRAC USA is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with state and federal law.

To apply, please upload your resume, detailed cover letter, and references.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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