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Assistant Accountant Food for the Poor Guyana

We are hiring an Assistant Accountant at Food for the Poor (Guyana) Inc

Assistant Accountant at Food for the Poor (Guyana) Inc

Are you a detail-oriented individual with a passion for accounting? Food for the Poor (Guyana) is looking for a highly motivated assistant accountant to be a key player in our dynamic team. If you possess strong analytical skills, a solid understanding of accounting principles, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity.

Assistant Accountant at Food for the Poor

Job Purpose: As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of accounting and financial controls for Food for the Poor (Guyana). Reporting to the Accountant, you will oversee administrative tasks, ensuring alignment with departmental goals and organizational objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ✅ Perform Payroll administration
  • ✅ Prepare prepayment and depreciation schedules
  • ✅ Reconcile Medical & Pension payments
  • ✅ Update & maintain the asset register
  • ✅ Supervise annual Warehouse stock count
  • ✅ Check off daily income, receipts & deposits, petty cash, committees’ statements, monthly/daily income reports, and other related reports
  • ✅ Assist in preparing financial reports and bank reconciliation
  • ✅ Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure regulatory compliance
  • ✅ Work with cross-functional teams to achieve accounting and financial goals
  • ✅ Assist with forecasting and preparation of yearly and ad hoc budgets
  • ✅ Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements and Experience:

  • ✅ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or commensurate accounting certification
  • ✅ Two (2) years or more experience in a similar role, preferably in a corporate environment
  • ✅ Proficient in Microsoft Suite, with advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • ✅ Proficient in the use of Sage 50 (Peachtree)

Competencies Required:

  • ✅ Strong leadership, written, and communication skills
  • ✅ Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • ✅ Strong analytical skills
  • ✅ Ability to work independently and collaboratively

If you are eager to grow in your accounting career and make a positive impact, submit your resume to on or before February 5, 2024. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause and advance your professional journey with Food for the Poor (Guyana)!

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