Staff Accountant

Washington D.C.
Jul 07, 2017
Aug 11, 2017
Full Time

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking a Staff Accountant to join its Accounting team.


The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting in the analysis of financial data, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger. Financial analysis responsibilities include helping prepare financial statements, account reconciliations, and various results analysis. Additional responsibilities include assisting with closing process and annual audits. The Staff Accountant will report to the Controller.


The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting with a minimum of three years of relevant experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting. The candidate must be proficient in Excel and have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Strong verbal and written communications skills, attention to details, and the ability to work in a team environment are essential qualifications. 


Qualified candidates should submit an online application with a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript at

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