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Accounting Assistant

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Currently in search of an Accounting Assistant who is interested in supporting one of the most prominent multinational investment firms in the DC area and the world. With over 30 offices worldwide the firm’s goal is to provide several different angles of business ranging from real assets to global market strategies. An ideal candidate will not only have a strong background in accounting essentials, but is comfortable with a fast-paced environment with a diverse team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the upkeep of bookkeeping responsibilities
  • Set up wire transfers and vendor payments in PeopleSoft for approval
  • Assist with recording and reconcile activity for holding level entities
  • Record journal entries for cash and non-cash activity in numerous partnership ledgers
  • Assist with various special projects during peak time periods


  • 2+ years of bookkeeping or A/P experience
  • High School diploma required. Associates Degree, 4 year degree, or significant work experience preferred
  • Understanding of financial statement and bookkeeping concepts
  • Excellent communication, typing and math skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism and teamwork
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks at once
  • Proficient with a large ERP system and MS Advanced Excel (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP)