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Senior Accountant

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

Our client, a Non-Profit located in D.C is seeking a CPA, Sr. Accountant to join their team. Great mission, 100 percent paid healthcare along with other great benefits!


An ideal candidate is going to be passionate about a mission driven organization and have five to seven years of experience preparing financial reports, preparing journal entries for month-end, assisting with internal audits, and assisting the deportment with various special assignments.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily general ledger functions such as cash and trading account reconciliation
  • Mange monthly close process
  • Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable and accounts payable sub ledgers
  • Assist in preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly FINRA reporting requirements
  • Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate the provision of full and timely information.
  • Collaborate with CFO on preparation of firm consolidation reporting and intracompany reconciliation process
  • Assist with responses to requests from outside regulators and internal management
  • Support the annual external audit of financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responses to auditor questions and requests
  • Work closely with Compliance, Risk, and COO to review new trading initiatives and strategies


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, field of study in Accounting preferred.
  • CPA or graduate degree in accounting preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a public accounting with not-for-profit experience or in a not-for-profit organization. At least 1 of those years as a senior associate.
  • Strong knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for not-for-profit entities, IFRS a plus.
  • Strong month-end close experience a plus.
  • Excellent leadership skills and able to see a project from start to completion.
  • Previous experience with financial audit and financial reporting required.
  • Previous experience in technical accounting/accounting policy strongly desired.
  • Eye for detail and the ability to analyze large volumes of data accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Effective writing and verbal communication skills; required to communicate authoritatively with all levels.
  • Strong analytical and business skills.
  • Prior experience developing new procedures and tools to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Deltek Costpoint experience not required but a plus.
  • Must have advanced proficiency in Excel.


**This individual must have experience with intercompany reconciliations