June 7, 2021

Junior Finance Assistant

As a critical part of our finance team and integral to the successful operations to combat pandemics as well as predict and prevent infectious diseases globally, the Junior Finance Assistant will report to our Manager of Budget and Finance and work closely with our financial team in managing daily reporting tasks, maintain transparent and clear finance reports, assist with annual audits, and work with program and other teams to support budget and reporting. This entry-level position requires a strong eye for detail and the ability to multi-task and communicate well with both EcoHealth Alliance teams and external stakeholders.


  • Enter incoming cash transaction and receipts into accounting system
  • Assist with reconciling accounts as well as revenue with records and approved budgets
  • Enter vendor invoices into finance system and manage accounts payable
  • Prepare weekly disbursement lists and perform reconciliations
  • Work with supervisor and team to update finance system to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Process payroll and indirect costs allocations and enter revenue and receivables accounts
  • Assist with payroll, timekeeping, and monthly credit card transactions
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records, and other items as assigned
  • Help with entry and tracking of program and department budgets into finance system
  • Assist with preparation of financial reports, audits, and finance period closings
  • Work with supervisor and team to remain current on financial and reporting requirements from our funders
  • Assist with other finance and other projects or assignments as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Well organized and meticulous
  • Able to prioritize changing needs and communicate well with all stakeholders
  • A general understanding of financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Some familiarity with accounting software is a plus

At EcoHealth Alliance, our vision is a workplace with a diverse and talented staff where people want to come, to stay, do their best work, and grow. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote our staff without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or socioeconomic status. EcoHealth Alliance offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision coverage, and a 403(b) pension plan. EcoHealth Alliance is proud and deeply committed to being an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply:

Send an email with a single attachment labeled with your first and last name only (“first last.pdf”) in PDF format containing with (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, and (c) contact information for three references to jobs@ecohealthalliance.org with “EHA 2021 Junior Finance Assistant” in the subject line. Emails without the subject line or with multiple attachments will not be received. No formal text is required within the body of your email, as only the attached document will be retained and reviewed by the hiring committee. All inquires will receive an automatic response confirming receipt. Applicants will be evaluated and only appropriate candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in EcoHealth Alliance!