Scope of Responsibilities:
The Accountant will contribute to the necessary activities for the development, implementation, and operation of Water For People’s program in Peru (located in Trujillo) and its Regional Office (located in Arequipa). The Accountant will be responsible for the program’s accounting and some of the staffing activities, and contribute to office administrative tasks. As necessary, s/he may assist the partners of Water For People—Peru as may be needed.
S/he will serve as liaison with auditors and the accounting department of Water For People in Peru. S/he will support the development of financial and human resource policies and procedures, based on Water For People’s global guidelines, but specific to Peru. Water For People expects its staff to adopt a collaborative management style, but ultimately to make necessary decisions.