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Financial Accountant

Position: Financial Accountant

Location: Remote

Reports to: Director of Finance

About Project Expedite Justice: 

Project Expedite Justice is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing access to justice and supporting marginalized communities worldwide. Through our diverse projects and initiatives, we aim to empower individuals and communities to navigate legal systems and achieve justice.

Job Description:

Project Expedite Justice is seeking a skilled and experienced Accountant to join our Finance team. The Accountant will report directly to the Director of Finance and will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial processes. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of accounting principles, experience with non-profit financial management, and excellent communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process transactions up to trial balance, ensuring accuracy and adherence to accounting standards.

  • Perform bank reconciliations to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions.

  • Conduct creditors and debtors reconciliations to maintain accurate records of payables and receivables.

  • Implement the organization's internal controls to safeguard financial assets and prevent fraud.

  • Review weekly payments for accuracy and compliance with organizational policies and procedures.

  • Prepare donor reports in accordance with grant requirements and deadlines.

  • Provide financial support and guidance to project implementation teams.

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure alignment of financial activities with organizational goals and objectives.

  • Process and file 1099s.

  • Assist in the onboarding and training new employees.

  • Process and file annual tax returns 990.

  • Reviewing of Partners and subgrantees financial reports and payment requests.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in NGO finance or a similar role.

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks or similar accounting software.

  • Strong knowledge of 2CRF200 and compliance

  • Strong US government compliance

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial management practices.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse and multicultural environment.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of IRS requirements

How to Apply:

Email with "Application: Financial Accountant" in the subject line, and attach:

  • CV/resume (maximum of two pages);

  • Cover letter;

  • Writing sample.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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