A/P Staff Accountant

Fairfax, Virginia
up to $40,000 DOQ
Sep 19, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

SUMMARY: Review, verify, and process invoices, check requests, expense reports, and travel advances. Verify such expenditures for 1099 compliance, multi-state sales and use tax compliance, proper approval, and coding


  • Process invoices and check requests into A/P system.
  • Review invoices and check requests for applicability of use tax to ensure proper assessment of multi-state sales and use tax regulations.
  • Review invoices and check requests for verification of authorization and coding.
  • Review invoices and check requests to ensure compliance with 1099 reporting requirements.
  • Ensure invoices and check requests are not processed without a valid Form W9 – Request for Taxpayer Identification number on file, when applicable.
  • Work with internal and external customers to obtain needed Form W9 – Request for Taxpayer Identification number.
  • Provide back up of maintenance of vendor and other specific files.
  • Provide back up of FSD mail distribution and the distribution of vendor invoices for approval.
  • Retrieve documents for month-end reporting and for other purposes, as required, including copying source documents on a regular basis.
  • Provide prompt response to all vendor, staff or department inquiries.
  • Process and reconcile monthly American Express travel card activity.

SCOPE:  Communications with Financial Services division and other NRA staff, management, and outside customers.


  • Associate’s degree at a minimum.
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in processing accounts payable or accounting degree, if no experience.
  • Solid experience working within an automated accounting system, a plus.


Effectively accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.  Solid PC skills and good oral and written communications are required.  Interpersonal skills, as well as being a quick learner, are a plus.  Ability to perform data entry and inquiry functions in a data processing environment.  Strong self-review skills, focused on accuracy, effectiveness, efficiency and detail. Typing, filing, Word, Excel, a 10 Key Calculator, Microsoft Dynamics SL 8.1 or other financial package software experience preferred but not required.

This position is subject to pre-employment credit and background checks.  To apply, send resume with cover letter stating salary expectations (REQUIRED) to careers@nrahq.org.  The NRA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (minority/women/disabled) offering an extensive benefits package, 37.5 hour work-week, and onsite cafe. Please visit our website at nra.org to learn more about us.

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