In Memory of Heli Dungler

Junior Accountant & Administrator (m/f/d)


Fulltime | Boston, MA, USA

FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Founded by Heli Dungler in Vienna in 1988, the organisation focuses on stray dogs and cats as well as pets, farm animals and wild animals kept in inappropriate conditions as well as in disaster and conflict zones. With sustainable campaigns and projects, FOUR PAWS provides rapid help and long-term protection for suffering animals.

We are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:

Junior Accountant & Administrator (m/f/d)

Main duties:

  • Perform general ledger accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements
  • Maintain systematic, accurate, and timely processing of all accounts payable including, but not limited to, vendor invoicing, vendor payment, pre-payment requests, W-9 information and vendor files 
  • Identify and investigate any issues with vendor invoices and obtains mutual resolution of discrepancies 
  • Oversee employee benefit plans including health insurance and retirement funds
  • Prepare and manage weekly payment run  
  • Prepare biweekly payroll and processes the payroll journal entries into Twinfield accounting system
  • Act as point person for managing IT inventory and schedules IT support as necessary
  • Support with preparation of month-end close and annual financial audit 
  • Responsible for credit card processing and employee expense reimbursement processing and payment
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial files  
  • Handle stock of office supplies and place orders when necessary
  • Respond to inquiries via phone and email 
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed 



  • Associate’s/ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping, accounting, payable and receivable principles
  • Experience in Accounts Payable 
  • Experience with accounting software programs
  • Strong PC Skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to create and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely fashion and to work autonomously 
  • Strong team working skills, ability to use initiative and be a problem solver  
  • Willingness to potentially travel internationally once a year
  • Personal passion to contribute to a highly committed team seeking to make a real difference


What we offer:

  • Centrally-located Boston office
  • A great group of hardworking and fun co-workers
  • Health and dental insurance, paid time off and sick days
  • A workplace that allows you to discuss your love of animals on a daily basis


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Are you looking for such an opportunity?
We look forward to meeting you!

Moreover, we are happy to consider your application for other suitable job opportunities within our global organisation.

Please send your application in English, preferably via email, to

Diane Bate | Head of Finance US