HOPE worldwide Hiring Program Accountant

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 15:07

hopeworldwideHOPE worldwide is now hiring for the position of program accountant. Please read the following job description and share with anyone who might be a good fit for this position.


  • Compiles financial information, process journal entries, reconciles reports and financial data.
  • Prepares and interprets financial statements and reports.
  • Will apply the principles of accounting within the assigned group of international and domestic programs, and the programs’ funds.
  • Will also assist with projects from the Controller/accounting team as assigned.


  • Records, classifies and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Reviews preliminary financial statements and makes necessary adjustments. Reviews final financial statements for compliance problems, errors and budget variances. Informs accounting supervisor in writing of significant issues.
  • Exercises accounting control over a group of accounts within a given group of international and domestic programs.
  • Analyzes financial data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project financial performance.
  • Prepares additional internal reports as needed by the program administrators and other management personnel and special reports as requested.
  • Will assist in developing assigned programs’ annual budgets.
  • Will use various software applications, Excel and accounting packages.


  • Individual must be recognized by HOPEww as being a spiritually fit Christian holding to HOPEww’s fundamental Christian beliefs.
  • Must possess either a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Bachelors in Business /Finance with a minimum of 9 hours in accounting.
  • Without a Bachelors’ degree, 4+ years of work-related accounting experience is preferred.
  • Some knowledge of Federal regulations governing the administration of grants & contracts (A-133, OMB circular, etc) as well as state and other funding rules and regulations is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software and Excel.
  • Exposure to budgetary process.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Energetic, creative and detail-oriented individual comfortable working alone and in collaboration with a team.

This position is based in San Diego, California. Please send resume and cover letter to Cindi Whitcomb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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