Senior Associate, Finance & Administration

New York City Metropolitan Area
Finance & Administration /
Full Time /
Remote
ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW
The END Fund is the world’s  leading collaborative philanthropic investment vehicle dedicated  to controlling and eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs are parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases – including intestinal worms, river blindness, trachoma, schistosomiasis and lymphatic filariasis – that affect over 1.7 billion people globally. The END Fund’s vision is to ensure people can live healthy and prosperous lives free of the risk of NTDs and has set out to accomplish this by:

 •Mobilizing and investing resources for maximum impact,
 •Advocating for innovative, integrated and cost-effective NTD programs; and
 •Facilitating philanthropic and private sector engagement to end these diseases.

By engaging a community of activist-philanthropists and taking a systems approach, the END Fund works in collaboration with governments, local and international NGOs, pharmaceutical companies, and academic partners on the global campaign to control and eliminate the most prevalent NTDs by 2030. Since our founding in 2012 through 2023, with our partners, the END Fund has provided over 1.8   billion treatments for NTDs. In 2023 alone, together with our partners we treated more than 180 million  people. The END Fund works globally in over 32 countries, with a primary emphasis in Africa. 

You can learn more about the END Fund here


ABOUT THE END FUND’S FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION TEAM
The Finance & Administration department supports the END Fund’s mission and is responsible for managing the financial activities of the organization, including financial analysis and planning, accounting operations and reporting, payroll and benefits management, due diligence, internal and external financial reviews, budgeting and external audits. The team strives to improve upon the organization’s financial policies and procedures and for ensuring compliance of the financial functions. Additionally, we provide guidance to senior management and support Board relations through clear communication and reporting.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The END Fund seeks a strategic and skilled professional to support and execute the fiscal and administrative responsibilities of the organization as part of a lean team. The successful candidate will have financial know-how along with the ability to support a variety of finance and administration activities and projects simultaneously.

The Senior Associate will be responsible for supporting day-to-day financial activities  including, but not limited to, general accounting, payroll, treasury, accounts receivable, and accounts payable for the two END Fund charitable organizations, US and UK.

With input from the senior management team, the Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration and the Senior Director, Finance & Administration, and Finance & Administration colleagues, they will aid in financial processes and transactions including systems, budget, controls, grant management/reporting and compliance. They will also be a key part of the organization’s goal to increase financial management skills and literacy throughout all teams. The Ideal candidate will have exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to manage various tasks with precision and efficiency.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES
•Support the collection, processing, and reporting of all financial transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and fixed assets (US and UK)
•Prepare bank reconciliations, review general ledger activity and monitor invoice processing.
•Work collaboratively with other departments to support the accurate and timely recording of revenues and expenses.
•Help create ad hoc reports for special analyses, projects, grants, and planning as necessary 
•Provide assistance with payroll and benefits administration related transactions and processing, including management of the relationship with the outside vendors, brokers, PEO and EOR as needed. Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal payroll reporting requirements and tax filings.
•Manage the expense reimbursement process (using Concur) including approvals, recording, and reimbursements to employees and outside contractors.
•Update the month end closing working papers with the latest available data  
•Manage and administer the corporate credit card program, including monitoring credit limits.   
•Perform other duties as assigned 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
•Ability to manage a variety of accounting, operational and finance activities and projects simultaneously
•Demonstrated working knowledge of, or interest in, non-profit  organizational accounting and operations, including current working understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and 501(c)(3) provisions and UK charity
•Strategic about achieving objectives with excellent follow through and attention to detail
•Motivated by an entrepreneurial and results-oriented culture
•Ability to exercise sound judgment and safeguard confidential information as necessary
•Passionate about international issues and public health, with a global mindset and perspective
•Proactive communicator and collaborator; enjoys working in a dynamic, evolving team.
•A minimum of 4 years of experience in an accounting or finance role, payroll processing and benefits administration
•Proficiency in or ability to quickly learn The End Fund Inc, accounting software (Sage Intacct)
•Ability to strategically approach challenges in a creative manner while prioritizing multiple deadlines and responsibilities.
•Strong interpersonal skills with experience working cross-departmentally.
•Proficiency with one or more major payroll/HRIS systems (for example ADP, Paycom)
•Some knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws and regulations, particularly related to pay practices.
•Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
•Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting
•SAP Concur experience is a plus

This full-time, salaried, fully benefited position requires 40 hours per week. While it’s preferred for this role to be based in the New York City Metropolitan Area, it is remote with occasional travel to the main office headquarters in New York City. In accordance with the New York Fair Credit Report Act, a consumer report will be requested for applicants of this position. Applicants will be informed when the report is requested and of the consumer-reporting agency used. There will be no sponsorship or relocation funding for this position.

Note: If you applied for this role previously, there is no need to reapply. We are still considering all previous applications.
POSTING: Senior Associate, Finance & Administration 
LOCATION: New York City Metropolitan Area (Remote)
REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Finance & Administration
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional travel required for relevant internal meetings and external events (up to 20%)
JOB POSTING DEADLINE: This position will close at 9:00am ET Friday, July 19, 2024
SALARY: The anticipated starting annual base salary range is USD 67,000-74,000

OUR PHILOSOPHY AND BENEFITS 
The END Fund is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. It is our policy and intent that all qualified persons be given full and equal opportunities for employment, training, promotions, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.  

The END Fund is at an exciting stage of organizational growth and we are rapidly expanding our global footprint in order to bring on the most talented team members to help advance our mission. Currently, we have team members in 13 countries and the majority of our team is based in the United States. We maintain physical headquarters in New York City, and other team members work from their homes across the US, Africa, UK and Europe. All team members hired outside the US are hired through an Employer of Record (EOR). The END Fund offers a competitive compensation package intended to motivate employees to perform at the highest level by acquiring superior skills and competencies.

Our philosophy is shaped by the following guidelines: 1) understandable, 2) fair and defensible, 3) competitive, and 4) flexible. The END Fund differentiates pay based on the basis of role definition, scope of responsibilities, relevant team member experience and geographic location. We endeavor to compensate team members so that they can live with a sense of economic security within their geographic location. To ensure all compensation and benefits package offers are fair, defensible and competitive, the END Fund relies on external benchmarking data that is both role and country-specific.

Work Authorization Required
The END Fund does not sponsor work authorization or visas. All team members must independently have legal rights to work and live in the country they are based in, which must be in the US. Our benefits packages are also informed by local contexts to ensure appropriateness and competitiveness within specific markets. Regardless of location, all END Fund team members receive cell phone and WiFi connectivity support, flexible work arrangements, a healthy annual professional development allowance, wellness stipend and more. The END Fund also offers employer-paid health for team members and a cost-share option for dependents of team members, as well as life insurance benefits and twelve weeks fully paid family care leave; specific benefit providers will vary modestly by country of residency.