Senior Associate - Global Operations

Senior Associate - Global Operations

Organization: World Resources Institute

Apply By: 04 Oct 2023

Location: Mumbai(Maharashtra)

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About the Organization

WRI is a trusted partner for change. Using research-based approaches, we work globally and in focus countries to meet people’s essential needs; to protect and restore nature; and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities. We aim to fundamentally transform the way the world produces and uses food and energy and designs its cities to create a better future for all.

Job Description

World Resources Institute is seeking a Staff Accountant in carrying out the listed responsibilities of the Accounting department. The ideal candidate should be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the WRI to be fully aware of its financial condition.

Working with a collaborative team of 11 people, you will review accounting entries and determine the correct general ledger account, project codes, prepaid, fixed asset, etc. Due to our organizational size and culture, this position allows the opportunity for you to train and learn in other areas of accounting. Success for this role will require you to encompass a combination of influence, driving innovation, and working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Processing daily accounts payable invoices into Costpoint to include multiple business units and detailed projects as well as audit/edit invoices for accuracy.
  • Review all accounts payable invoices for accuracy in coding, accruals, signature approvals and appropriate backup documentation.
  • Research and resolve day to day issues related to Accounts Payable inquiries.
  • Attach payment conformation to the system.
  • Participate in month-end closing activities including journal entries and other analysis.
  • Reconciliation of assigned GL accounts
  • Any additional responsibilities set by Management.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • BS in accounting; or equivalent accounting experience of 4-7 years
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles, especially revenue recognition for non-profits (FAS 116)
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles and ability to work independently and make financial decisions with ease.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated problem solver and trouble shooter with variable problem-solving abilities.
  • Computer skills: advanced proficiency in spreadsheets, Excel (Graphs, Marcos, and Pivot Tables) and MSOffice applications
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate accounting to non-accountants.
  • Customer Service Oriented – able to work with Programs staff as well as Grants & Contracts staff
  • Experience with Deltek systems preferred.



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