Accounts Payable Associate

Employer
Chemonics
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 24, 2017
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Chemonics seeks a Finance and Accounting Associate to join our Accounts Payable team. This is an entry-level professional position, responsible for processing accounts payable (A/P). This position is also subject to additional duties and assignments as designated by the supervisor. It offers a chance to gain valuable experience working on the financial side of international development. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Review and analyze transactions (expense reports, subcontractor invoices, travel advances, and payment requests) in accordance with USAID and FAR regulations and Chemonics policies, which includes ensuring proper documentation and approvals are present before processing each requestInput reviewed transactions into the accounting system for payment processing; submit requests to the cash management department to initiate payments for completed requestsResearch and respond to inquiries from internal clients regarding expense reports, subcontractor invoices, travel advances, payment requests, vendor cards, and exit checklistsReview and reconcile corporate credit card transaction submissions with the monthly credit card statementsManage and maintain the company's prepaid schedules by entering items into the schedule on a monthly basisProcess corrections identified during the monthly invoicing process to bookings entered into the accounting system, and undertake the monthly Equitrac processingReviews monthly travel charges of Chemonics employees and consultants that are processed by a third party travel agency and books them into the accounting systemAssists managers in reviewing and releasing work of other associates to approve expense reports, subcontractor invoices, travel advances, payment requests, corporate credit card transactions, etc. as delegated by the managerConducts research for annual financial and incurred cost audits, which includes reviewing processed transactions and backup documentation, and responds by providing explanations and relevant documents for auditorsMaintains the deferred rent schedule, process the monthly reallocation of rent expensesCalculate and input data into the accounting system for the company's use tax expensesQualifications:A Bachelor's degree in accounting or a finance related field required. Additional experience processing accounts payable in similar environment and a bachelor's degree in other discipline may be acceptable as substitution.Minimum 1 year experience with accounts payable or another finance/accounting function requiredPrior experience with accounting software preferredExperience with government contracting, knowledge of USAID regulations preferredDemonstrate ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingStrong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detailsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsAbility to work both independently and as part of a teamDemonstrates leadership, versatility, and integrityApplication instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by April 30, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.