Volunteer Accountant @ Charity Educating Children in Poverty [103] in Guatemala (2-4 weeks)

Volunteer Accounting Assignment
10 Nov 2023
10 Dec 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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Charity Educating Children in Poverty [103]
Pro bono 
2-4 weeks 
Our partner provides educational support to children and their families who live below the poverty line. They offer homework support, teach English, Maths and reading, and run a leadership program for high school students. 
They have appointed one of their students, who has graduated from school but not gone to university, with an interest in accounting to work with them. She is learning how to input expenses and, more recently, donations into their Quickbooks system. It is hoped that the accountant who has been undertaking these tasks over the last 4 years, will be able to take over responsibilities from the Director in reviewing the accounts, and doing the banking. Both would benefit from coaching. 
During this period of transition, there have been many errors made, and they are often not sure what the errors are, and when they do find them, they are not always sure how to correct them. Therefore, they require someone to review their accounts on QuickBooks, identifying errors and helping correct these.
In light of increased transactions, they also require a review of their chart of accounts, to ensure everything is coded properly, as well as an update to their QuickBooks manual.

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