Staff Accountant (Non Profit)

Our client, a reputable nonprofit in the DC/Metro area is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team. This position will support the efforts of the Accounting team and report directly to the Controller.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Staff Accountant will prepare relevant management reports, including monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
  • The Staff Accountant will input vendor bills accurately into accounting software
  • Ensure bills are paid on time and process payments on a weekly basis
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Prepare and send out timely invoices on a monthly basis
  • Post payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions in accounting software
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Track and ensure payments are received on a timely basis and follow-up on past-due invoices
  • Document standard operating procedures and controls
  • Maintain schedules and reconciliations of prepaid expense and accounts payable/receivable balances

Qualifications:

  • 2 - 10 years of Accounting Experience
  • Four-year college degree required, college courses in accounting preferred
  • Experience with Great Plains Accounting software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)


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