13 days old

Program/Finance Officer

Washington, District of Columbia 20036
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Program/Finance Officer


At AMIDEAST we pride ourselves in being a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We also pride ourselves in providing 40+ days of paid leave and a great 401k with 6% matching.

This position is responsible for preparation and monitoring of student data and financial reconciliation as well as financial support to Exchange Programs with particular support to the Fulbright Department. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Student Payments

  • Assisting Fulbright Director and Program Staff in monthly monitoring of project financial reports to check and correct coding errors and anomalies
  • Issuing quarterly student cost reports
  • Assigning student ID numbers and requesting student project number set up
  • Liaising with the Accounting Department to resolve coding, and create new financial processes or other issues as needed
  • Reconciling monthly credit card bills
  • Maintaining and monitoring accurate participant financial records and student cost reports as well as performing annual audit of active student project accounts
  • Assisting as necessary with preparation of wire transfers, voucher processing, and other duties
  • Assisting in training new staff on financial and tax processes
  • Additional special activities and responsibilities from time-to-time

Student Taxes

  • Overseeing international students tax process for all AMIDEAST students
  • Working with Sprintax for determining students’ U.S. tax obligations and students’ completion of necessary tax returns
  • Providing Non-Resident Alien tax guidance to AMIDEAST HQ and Field Office staff and students
  • Responding to student tax inquires and issues
  • Reviewing IRS policies, tax treaties, forms, and procedures regularly and incorporating them in our internal Accounting processes
  • Managing students’ W-7 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) process for all students receiving non-qualified scholarship income in the U.S.
  • Collecting Social Security Numbers, ITINs, and W-8BEN forms from incoming students
  • Collecting Power of Attorney forms from departing students for authorization of deposits of IRS refund checks issued to students



  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 year of experience
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel
  • Interest in the Middle East & North Africa and/or International Education
  • Experience working with students is a plus
  • Great research skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills


  • Competitive salary, generous paid leave, retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement


Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to http://jobs.amideast.org


AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-12

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