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Office Manager/Bookkeeper Position

Global Financial Integrity, a Washington, DC-based research, advocacy and advisory organization with a mission to curtail the flow of illicit funds out of developing country economies to promote global development, seeks a full-time Office Manager/Bookkeeper for its Washington, DC office.  

Responsibilities:

OFFICE MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Greet visitors and answer the phone
Purchase office and kitchen supplies and equipment as needed; Liaise with multiple vendors
Ensure smooth functioning of the modem, router and copier
Work with travel agent to book flights
Reserve hotels, obtain visas, set appointments in support of staff travel
Manage security fob/card distribution
Gmail administration
Internship recruitment and post job announcements
Conference Room meeting preparation
Liaise with building management/maintenance
Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested

BOOKKEEPER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Maintain and record all activity in the QuickBooks accounting system in a routine and timely manner
Process payroll in a timely manner, including obtaining approved timesheets
Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner
Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices
Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
Issue invoices when necessary
Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
Record cash receipts and make bank deposits
Conduct a monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
Provide information to the external accountant as requested
Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
Maintain the chart of accounts
Maintain the annual budget
Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements

Desired Qualifications : 

The candidate should have at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software package.  Tact, attention to detail, and a high-degree of organization are essential.

Salary

$50,000 – $60,000 per year, depending on experience. Benefits include health insurance, 403(b) with up to 5% employer match starting in Year 2, and 10 days of vacation in Year 1 (plus most federal holidays and December 24-January 1).

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to officemanager@nullgfintegrity.org and include subject line “Office Manger/Bookkeeper”.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. No phone calls please. All candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

 

Internship Opportunities

Spring Term: January-May 
Summer Term: June-August 
Fall Term: September-December

Application Periods:

Spring Term: September 15-October 15
Summer Term: February 15-March 15
Fall Term: June 15-July 15

During application periods we will accept applications and interview on a rolling basis.
No recruiters please. No phone calls please. Only Finalists will be contacted.

Economics Internship

 

About the Internship

Each semester – Spring, Summer, and Fall, GFI hires up to two Economics Interns. The unpaid Economics intern will work directly with the economics team here in our Washington D.C. office and assist in the research and writing of academic papers that study illicit capital flight and its effect on economic development and global financial stability.  He/she must demonstrate initiative, solid research and writing abilities, organizational skills, and most importantly have an interest in macroeconomics and development issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and data collection from macroeconomic online databases [IMF, World Bank, Central Banks]
  • Perform literature reviews and research in scholarly databases
  • Compilation and manipulation of spreadsheets, tables and graphs in Excel
  • Some of our econ interns have the opportunity to write and publish small pieces on applied economic issues pertaining to illicit capital flight on our blog.

Requirements: 

  • Must be a current student or recent graduate, with a major or minor in Economics. Must have coursework or commensurate experience in econometrics and international finance and/or trade.
  • Experience with database manipulation in Excel [familiarity with Visual Basic (VBA) a plus].
  • Solid writing and web-based research skills.
  • Familiarity with basic regression analysis [familiarity with EViews and/or STATA a plus].
  • Strong interest in macroeconomics, in particular capital flight and its effect on capitalism, development, and security.

To apply:  Please send resume and cover letter by email to internship@nullgfintegrity.org, directed to Russell Bennett.  In your cover letter, please specify dates and times of availability, where you learned about the internship, and an acknowledgement that the internship is unpaid.  Please put “GFI Econ Intern” in the subject line of your email.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Employer:   Global Financial Integrity 1100 17th St., NW ste 505 Washington, DC 20036
Recruiter:    Russell Bennett, Accountant & Office Manager
E-mail:         internship@nullgfintegrity.org
Website:       http://www.gfintegrity.org
Phone:          202.293.0740

Policy Internship

 

About the Internship

Each semester – Spring, Summer, and Fall, GFI hires up to two Policy Interns. Policy Intern at Global Financial Integrity will develop an understanding of illicit capital flight and how it deepens poverty for millions of people worldwide. He/she must demonstrate initiative, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, solid writing abilities and an interest in development issues and the challenges facing poor countries.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the President and Managing Director by conducting research on money laundering, tax evasion, corruption and the banking structure that supports these activities.
  • Assisting the Program Manager on work related to business development and on existing research and event projects.
  • Occasionally assisting the Office Manager with general administrative tasks.

Requirements:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Ability to successfully work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Interest in capital flight and its effect on capitalism, development, and security.
  • Non-English language skills are preferred, especially French and/or Spanish, but not required.

To apply:  Please send resume and cover letter by email to internship@nullgfintegrity.org, directed to Russell Bennett.  In your cover letter, please specify dates and times of availability, where you learned about the internship, and an acknowledgement that the internship is unpaid.  Please put “GFI Policy Intern” in the subject line of your email.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Employer:  Global Financial Integrity 1100 17th St., NW ste 505 Washington, DC 20036
Recruiter:   Russell Bennett, Accountant & Office Manager
E-mail:        internship@nullgfintegrity.org
Website:      http://www.gfintegrity.org
Phone:         202.293.0740


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at GFI will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is an equal opportunity employer. It is GFI’s policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for professional advancement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, or disability.