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Partners For World Health

Partners for World Health is a non profit organization that provides humanitarian medical supplies to developing countries, and helps to improve the local environment by collecting goods that would be discarded by US hospitals and nursing homes. Shipments are then sent to developing countries around the world to help those less fortunate. In addition PWH coordinates medical mission trips to various parts of Africa and Asia.

Working at PWH is a rewarding experience. Every day is different, whether we are shipping a container of medical supplies to Senegal, or Bangladesh, educating and working with our volunteers or organizing a medical mission. It is an open and dynamic environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Pay any debt as it comes due for payment, including credit card payments

  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly

  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits

  • Process bi weekly payroll for employees

  • Conduct a monthly reconciliation of  bank account

  • Monitor all donations and annual fund campaign

  • Conduct quarterly reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy

  • Maintain petty cash fund

  • Work with Treasurer to prepare and manage financial statements  

  • Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements

  • Assemble information for external auditors on an ongoing as needed and annual basis for the audit

  • Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

  • Maintain the annual budget

  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements

  • Purchase and reorder supplies and equipment as authorized by management

  • Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner

  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business admin., or equivalent business experience

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Working knowledge of the Quickbooks accounting software and Excel

  • Outgoing positive personality, ability to motivate others, multitask and think on your feet

  • Friendly disposition and willingness to pitch in as needed around the office

  • Comfortable working independently on assigned projects

  • Additional Job Information How To Apply: PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME AND SALARY EXPECTATIONS TO JULIE@PARTNERSFORWORLDHEALTH.ORG OR MAIL TO: JULIE FORSYTH, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, PARTNERS FOR WORLD HEALTH, 40 WALCH DRIVE, PORTLAND, ME 04103 Category: Finance/Accounting Job Type: Part-Time Start Date: December 1, 2017 Region: Portland Area Specific Location: 40 Walch Drive, Portland, ME

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