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Current Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA). We’re all about transforming compassion into action. Across the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe, CNEWA is hard at work in places where war and poverty shatter innocent lives. Every day, we express the Holy Father’s love for those who are suffering. Long after others have left, we are there providing consistency and hope to the Catholic Eastern churches and the communities they serve, regardless of faith. We are privileged and humbled to part of this special mission. Our work is a personal calling and we like to hear from you, if you have the calling to transform lives.


Principal responsibilities of the Accountant include but are not exclusive to:

  • Assist with recording financial activities of select overseas offices
  • Imports and reviews cash receipts for accuracy on a daily basis
  • Maintains accounts payable transactions; generates checks from open payable accounts; coordinates the annual preparation and distribution of 1099 form.
  • Maintains monthly analysis and reconciliation of income accounts from Navision accounting software
  • Record and post all programmatic and wire transfer disbursements from our New York office
  • Maintains analysis and reconciliation of bank accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assists the Chief Financial Officer and accounting team in facilitating the annual audit process with the external auditors

Applicants need to possess a strong proficiency in Excel; knowledge of accounting principles; excellent communications skills; strong analytical skills and the ability to function independently and multi-task. Must demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines and function in a fast pace when required. Experience with Navision Navigator software program a strong plus.

A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree is required in accounting or related field.

If you share these interests and a passion for advancing CNEWA’s humanitarian and pastoral programs, please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

CNEWA is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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