Avenir Health is dedicated to enhancing social and economic development in the fields of HIV/AIDS, family planning and reproductive health, child survival and infectious diseases. We do this by providing tools and technical assistance in policy, planning, modeling, resource allocation and evaluation. Much of our work uses computer modeling to examine the impact of interventions, including new technologies, in averting new infections, deaths or unplanned pregnancies.

Avenir Health offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Sr. Accountant

Updated 9/2023



Avenir Health is an organization specializing in the design and support of public health and social programs for developing countries. Avenir focuses on developing and applying models for long-range planning to assist with setting goals. This position involves implementing procedures, policies and regulations relating to accounting, finance, administration, and management. This position will involve activities for two organizations, i.e., Avenir Health for Development, LLC (a for-profit company) and Avenir Health, Inc. (501(c)(3) a non-profit organization)


The Sr. Accountant needs to be flexible and will report to the Director of Finance and Administration. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative employee and will support the following areas: finance/accounting, invoicing, payroll, budgeting, contracts/grants, human resources/benefits, risk management and administration.

Responsibilities Financial Management
  • Record financial transactions.
  • Prepare invoices and financial documentation.
  • Prepare journal entries for month-end close.
  • Research state laws, and update procedures/documentation as needed.
  • Create budgets and financial plans as needed.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts.
  • Identify potential discrepancies and reconcile them by collecting and analyzing data.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
Human Resources and Administration
  • Maintain and implement Avenir Health's human resources compensation and benefits plan.
  • Educate employees regarding staff tools, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations.
  • Competitive salary starting at $65k - $85K.
  • The position is based in Connecticut. The employee has the option to work from home.
  • Group health insurance paid 100% for employees and 50% for dependents.
  • Life insurance and short-term and long-term insurance paid by company.
  • 401(k) 6% match and profit sharing.
  • Three weeks' vacation to start, 6 sick days, and 11 paid holidays.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
  • At least 3 years of overall accounting experience.
  • Experience with Excel, Microsoft Word, and other Office 365 tech.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks.
  • The ideal candidate has experience of responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • A multitasker with the ability to wear many hats in a small company.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Avenir Health
Qualified candidates should send e-mail cover letter and resume to: