Habitat for Humanity: Assistant Accountant

  • Kdekoľvek

The housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org/emea.

We are looking for an ambitious Assistant Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the organization’s finances. Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the Assistant Accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.


• Prepare financial transactions related to office and project expenditures – ensure proper coding and approvals;
• Verify supporting documentation, ensure reconciliation with and approved contracts;
• Maintain an effective filing system for financial transactions;
• Review and process travel & expense reports, follow up on employee advances;
• Process journal entries in the accounting system (Navision);
• Prepare/review payment requests for transactions processed through the HQ;
• Set up payments for automated bank transfers
• Assist the Senior accountant with monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
• Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
• Draw up monthly financial reports
• Prepare analysis of accounts as requested
• Assist with year-end closings
• Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
• Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences
• Account/bank reconciliations
• Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
• Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures


– Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field;
– At least two year of work experience in finance or accounting;
– Good understanding of financial and accounting policies, standards and associated regulatory issues;
– Work experience with INGOs would be an advantage;
– Good communication skills (both written and oral) in Slovak and English;
– Technical accounting skills and understanding of accounting software;
– Competent in Microsoft Word and Excel;
– Good analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail and determination to meet deadlines
– Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position;
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
– Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn – open to learning new ways of doing things;
– Professional attitude towards work;
– Pro-active and results oriented;


Interested candidates can apply for the position by sending their CV along with a letter of motivation to emeahr@habitat.org
The position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in the nonprofit organization market. HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.