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Manager of International Accounting

U.S. Grains Council
Washington D.C. (US)
$100,000 per year plus benefits
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

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Nonprofit, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
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The manager of international accounting is responsible for ensuring effective financial management, compliance and handling of USDA funding, with emphasis on Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) funds in global accounting operations. This role is key in ensuring adherence to USDA regulations, managing USDA budgets and financial reporting, collaborating across all departments and offices, and implementing best practices in financial management. The goal of the individual in this position is to collaborate to ensure optimal utilization of USDA funds and alignment with the organization's financial goals and USDA and accounting standards.


  1. Financial Management and Compliance including upholding compliance with government regulations & organizational standards for government funds; conduct audits and prepare and submit financial reports; updating financial management practices in response to changes; as needed, support execution of payment and advance requests ensuring appropriate documentation; collaboration with international offices including supporting accounting compliance of international offices.
  2. Budget Monitoring and Oversight including monitoring budgets and expenditures of program funds; collaborating with program managers for financial forecasting and monitoring; generating financial reports upon request; managing and analyzing the preparation of billing for government funded programs, including travel reports and voucher review.
  3. Stakeholder Communication including collaborating with the manager of international accounting and manager of program funding; serving as primary internal financial point of contact for matters related to RAPP funds; providing transparent and accurate financial updates; reviewing and providing feedback on international office monthly expense claims.
  4. Strategic Financial Planning including assisting in development of strategic financial reporting for the effective utilization of RAPP funds; identifying opportunities for fund optimization; managing the level of RAPP advances for worldwide programs.
  5. Specialized Accounting Duties including collaborating with the senior manager of international accounting to manage the annual reporting submission to USDA/FAS; as requested, furnishing requests for the annual A-133 Audit, and FAS compliance review; provide backup for processing of wire transfers, including drafting, input into the bank’s online treasury system, and journal entry preparation; handling incoming USDA/RAPP reimbursements for all regions; reconciling general ledgers for USDA/RAPP related accounts.
  6. Other duties and assignments as assigned.


The U.S. Grains Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It does not discriminate in the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

As a participant in USDA programs, we share the commitment to comply with all federal, state and local civil rights laws and those of the USDA.  More about this commitment is found here,


The U.S. Grains Council promotes corn, barley, sorghum, co-products like distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol to international customers through innovative global programs. Join us and work in the exciting and dynamic world of international trade.

The Council is fortunate to have a team of bright, talented individuals representing different cultures, backgrounds and points of view.  We know that our success starts with our staff. Our organization’s growth, innovation and success have always been based on deep respect for the unique individuality and potential of each employee.

Our shared beliefs are the underlying values that contribute to long-lasting success. They are simple, yet powerful statements about what we value and how we act individually and as a global organization:

  • Commitment to each other
  • Integrity
  • Outstanding value to our members
  • Strength from cultural diversity

If you are looking for a career in which you can truly make a difference in people’s lives, consider the U.S. Grains Council. Opportunities exist for people who are results-oriented, flexible and dedicated. If you are highly motivated and prepared to work as part of a team, a good communicator and a good listener, and honest and innovative, the U.S. Grains Council may be the place for you.

The U.S. Grains Council offers attractive compensation and benefits, global opportunities, and activities to help you develop both personally and professionally.

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