Staff Accountant for Non-Profit

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: fac.dc@hirestrategy.com

Seeking a seasoned accountant who is actively searching for meaningful and rewarding work in an upbeat environment, to join a well-established non-profit organization that values work-life balance and a passion for social justice and progression.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Submits accounts payable transactions, consistent with commitments and to the appropriate jobs
  • Preparation and gathering of all necessary supporting documents (and various other reports) to present to project management in order for them to bill
  • Manage the gathering invoices and appropriate supporting documents, timesheets, routing the same for appropriate approvals and job cost coding
  • Prepare check runs and insure no double payments on invoices
  • Pay monthly G&A and monthly job invoices as necessary
  • Ability to enter data in timely and accurate fashion
  • Ability to understand "job" level accounting
  • Ability to understand compliance requirements with national, state and local agency corporate and contractual mandates
  • Ability to research accounting information in a software, and respond to requests for such data from field personnel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

Qualifications:
  • 3+ years in accounting(non-profit is not required but preferred)
  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university
  • A CPA license or CPA-eligibility is a bonus
  • Understanding of financial statement and bookkeeping concepts


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