With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.
The Oceans Program works to find constructive solutions to the most critical problems threatening the world's marine environments. At the national and regional levels, our team of scientists, attorneys and economists are tackling land-based sources of ocean pollution and working with fishermen to establish fair and sensible limits on their catch that will allow fisheries to recover. We work to improve the health of the oceans via creative and durable solutions to today's toughest fishery management challenges. Our Oceans Program has focused on fisheries in the waters of the US, Mexico and the Caribbean, and Europe and is beginning to implement its strategy to influence fisheries reform globally to ensure more fish in the water, more food on the plate, and more prosperous communities.
The Program Financial Assistant will work within the 20-member Oceans Program Operations Team; s/he will be a key staff member in the coordination and implementation of accounts payable activities across Oceans. This position reports to the Program Financial Analyst in the United States, with a dotted-line relationship to the Program Coordinator in Mexico.
We are seeking a highly organized self-starter with accounting or business administration experience. The individual should be detail-oriented, comfortable working with internal and external partners, able to easily navigate between computer programs and systems, and able to prioritize workloads with strict deadlines.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.