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Staff Accountant

JOB TITLE: Program Associate, Accounting
STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Controller
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

POSITION SUMMARY

Our client seeks a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team. This position is responsible for the review and accounting preparation of daily activity including the review and posting of T&E invoices & trade payables and document support services for billing to our various funders.  This also includes general accounting services support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs accounting and related technical services.

Reviews and post batch A/P invoices prepared by the Accounting Associate.
Audits and posts T&E reimbursements on a daily basis.
Monitors and tracks all bank account activity in support of bank reconciliations.
Provides documentation scanning support for billing of funders.
Ensure the proper tracking and recording of financial activities.
Supports month end and year end close processes.
Prepares schedules in support of interim financial statements.
Assists in the preparations of year-end and any other audits.
Performs ad-hoc reports as needed and additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience.

KNOWLEDGE

Understanding of not for profit accounting principles.

SKILLS

Experience working with Great Plains software.
Experience working with Concur systems or T&E management software is a plus.
Comfortable with utilizing technology to improve process or eliminate redundancy.
Must be able to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks.
Has demonstrated skills in problem solving, confidentiality, and judgment.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Highly skilled with the Microsoft Office suite of products – primarily Excel.

ABILITY

Ability to demonstrate a commitment to excellence.
Ability to be flexible in a fast paced environment.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to request additional information when necessary.

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