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Staff Accountant

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: fad.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our client is a well-known Non-Profit in the Washington, DC metro area and they are looking for a mid-level Staff Accountant to join their team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements which include the statement of financial position, statement of activities and other analysis. 
  • Prepare quarterly statement of cash flows.  
  • Perform accounting research as warranted.  
  • Prepare and maintain required internal and external financial reports and Board presentations including associated analysis and documentation. 
  • Assist in the preparation of footnotes and disclosures for internal and external 
    reporting. Perform other related duties as assigned. 
     

Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting with 3 or more years accounting experience  Public Accounting experience a plus 
  • A technical foundation in accounting with understanding and knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP)    
  • Not-for-profit accounting exposure required    
  • The ability to communicate with all levels of management and a basic understanding of the other functional Issues and problems related to the other disciplines 
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods associate with accounting and financial management. 
  • Ability to understand audit and business risks and factor this into the creation of business strategies. 
  • Ability to communicate using professional standards, legal references or information based on services of clients’ needs as well as the ability to produce examples of effective business writing
  • Ability to successfully manage a number of different projects and conflicting deadlines and interest. 
  • The ability to express ideas clearly in writing or in making informative presentations. 
  • Skilled in using technological tools including PeopleSoft, Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point