Accountant

Acceso

Acceso

Accounting & Finance
Haiti
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Reporting/Supervisor: Sr. Finance Manager, Acceso

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent employee following trial period

About Acceso

Acceso ( www.acceso.org ) is a social enterprise that is revolutionizing food systems in Latin America and the Caribbean to put smallholder farmers first. Acceso’s mission is to create fundamental and lasting positive economic change in the lives of rural smallholder farming families. Our entrepreneurial model provides smallholder farmers with a sustainable way to participate in formalized markets, enabling them to work themselves out of poverty with dignity and to prosper. Acceso currently operates a portfolio of three social businesses in Colombia, Haiti and El Salvador and an ag-tech tool (Extensio) founded in Mexico. Across our agribusinesses, we have impacted more than 35,000 smallholder farmers and farm workers, generating more than $80m in farmer income to date.

About This Role

Acceso is seeking an Accountant with a collaborative, positive, proactive attitude, strong communication skills, and a passion for accounting, who strives to deliver outstanding results. The Accountant will manage and process the company’s payments to its supplier or vendors, maintaining accurate financial records, reconciling invoices and payments, resolving discrepancies, ensuring timely payments, and complying with company policies and relevant regulations. The Jr. Accountant is a key member of Acceso Haiti team and is responsible for enforcing proper accounting policies and processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bank reconciliation
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Petty cash audit
  • Reconcile credit card transactions
    • In-depth knowledge of accounting, G/L entries, all records related to the closure.
    • Ensure an efficient use of the ERP (NetSuite) and streamline reporting.
  • Assist with month-end closing activities
    • All records related to the closure (provision, invoicing projects, payroll record, journal entries)
    • Account reconciliation (prepaid rent, advanced to employee)
  • Project accounting
  • Follow up tax payment and ensuring the tax accounts are reconciled.
  • Support with inventory controls, reconciliation, adjustment.
  • Verify inventory reconciliation between Netsuite and data information and ensure that any discrepancies are explained.
  • Verify Accounts payable and receivable every month.
  • Check/ record intercompany transactions
  • Historical accounting cleans up support.
Qualifications

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in accounting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • Experience in agribusiness or rural development projects, specifically in food industry.
  • Mastery of accounting and office software: Word, Excel and PowerPoint, NetSuite
  • Advanced user of MS Office Suite applications.
  • Oral and written fluency in French, Kreyol and English or Spanish.
  • Detail-oriented and able to effectively meet deadlines and achieve results.
  • Be available for multi-day missions within the country and potentially abroad.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit your CV/Resume and Cover Letter via the form below. For your application to be considered, please submit all materials in English.

We are hoping to hire someone as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to submit an application. The hiring process will include values and skills-based interviews, and a final interview.

For more information about Acceso and careers with us, please visit Acceso.org/careers.

Acceso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.