Accounting Assistant - Payables

Washington D.C.
Jun 13, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
Accountant, Finance
Nonprofit, Other
Full Time

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Nestled in the hills of northwest Washington, D.C., Hillwood welcomes visitors from around the world with its gracious hospitality.    From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained Mansion and Gardens, we strive to ensure that the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!

Making this happen requires a talented, engaged staff.  Our finance operation is looking to expand its team with an Accounting Assistant. The individual we seek will be hands-on, willing to roll up his/her sleeves and work independently with limited supervision.  Your primary activities will be in the area of administering accounts payable.  This will preparing requisitions and checks for disbursement, spreadsheets and reports, assisting with monthly journal entries and the preparation and filing of AP back-up.

The ideal background would include:

  • A minimum of 2 years of similar experience in a non-profit organization
    accounting operation.
  • General ledger and accounting system experience (MIP Fund
    Accounting is a plus). Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
  • Able to communicate orally and in writing in a highly
    effective manner.
  • Associate degree in accounting or equivalent training.


We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.  Generous benefit and annual leave programs.   This is a full-time position, M – F, 9 AM – 5 PM.  

So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”    You will find detailed information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website:   Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis, and decisions will be made as soon as the appropriate candidate is identified.

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