Accounting Specialist Washington, DC Applications Accepted by: Fax or E-mail: 202.478.2050 or firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Accounting Specialist Position Summary: Accounting Specialist is responsible for ensuring accurate processing and recording of transactions in the areas of accounts payable and payroll processing. Duties & Responsibilities: Accounts Payable: Sort, code and match invoices; review invoices; track expenses reports; prepare and process electronic transfers, payments/check requests; audit and process credit card bills; match vendor invoices; respond to vendor inquiries; reconcile vendor statements; prepare analyses; assist with month end closing; maintain files and documentation, in accordance with company policies and accepted accounting practices. Payroll: Perform daily payroll operations in the accounting system and ADP; manage workflow processes accurately and timely; reconcile payroll; execute time and attendance processing in accounting software, and reconcile with ADP; process year-end reports; prepare ad hoc financial and operational reports; update and reconcile monthly bank statements for payroll/benefit; timely respond to payroll queries; manage 401k processes; and other duties as required/assigned. Education, Experience, and Knowledge: BS Degree Business/Accounting or 3 - 5 years in accounts payable/payroll; must have knowledge of general accounting and accounts payable processes and procedures; accounting software applications (eg Deltek, GCS Premier, Costpoint, Unanet); ADP payroll; able to handle sensitive and confidential information; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels; decision-making, problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills required; strong PC skills and proficiency in Excel, able to build spreadsheets. Working Conditions: Office work generally involves standing and walking for brief periods but most office duties may be performed from a seated position. Work may involve lifting and carrying over short distances paper and supplies weighing less than 25 pounds. PEER Consultants, PC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workforce. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.