Accounting Technician

Washington D.C.
mid $40K and up + benefits package
Aug 05, 2019
Sep 09, 2019
Accountant, Finance
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time


Department:                  Finance, Meetings & Business Operations

Supervisor Title:            Accounting Manager

Classification:               Non-Exempt     

Status:                          Full-time, Regular         


Nature of the Position:  Supports the general operations of the Finance department.

-Prepares monthly billing and accounts receivable statements for all ASLA activities.

-Performs accounts receivable collections, including follow-up letters and calls to delinquent accounts.

-Processes and records payments (credit cards and live checks).

-Generates and reviews A/R reports.

-Reviews (coding and approvals), records and process invoices for timely payment.

-Processes and mails checks. Generates and reviews A/P reports.

-Prepares bank reconciliations for checking accounts and corporate credit card account.

-Processes and records all cash transactions daily.

-Makes journal entries for processed checks, credit card items processed by the accounting department, and other bank reconciliation items.

-Verifies daily lockbox receipts.

-Resolves issues/discrepancies and performs other duties as assigned.

-Works in partnership with department supervisor and other ASLA staff and volunteers to advance the Society’s mission, strategic objectives, and priority issues.

-Upholds the ASLA values and culture.

-Performs other duties as assigned.


Preferred Background/Experience:

Education:  High school graduate, with accounting and general office training; Bachelors preferred.

Skills:  Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including a clear and courteous telephone manner and good writing skills.  Well organized with attention to detail.  Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines.  Medium to advance knowledge of Microsoft Office and Solomon computer applications.

Experience:  Minimum two years’ experience in accounting functions and collections

Collaboration is at the heart of our work; our operations are transparent and our atmosphere is healthy and fun”

Richard Winston III

ASLA Human Resources Manager


Competitive compensation and benefits package included. ASLA is a conscious leader and employer that values the work-life balance of staff through many inclusive wellness initiatives and professional development programs.

My boss does not micromanage me, and trust me to make my own decisions.”

Sarah Strelzik

Production Manager


The American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 82 student chapters. The Society has a staff of 50 and annual revenues of $12.9 million. Landscape architects plan livable communities that foster active lifestyles, design green streets that manage stormwater runoff, plan cutting-edge transportation corridors that are safe for all users, and help communities prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Landscape architecture includes commercial developments, streetscapes, green roofs, parks, civic spaces, memorials, and residential communities, as well as large-scale land planning and design to protect watersheds, coastlines, and ecosystems. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.

ASLA offers an attractive, competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance; a generous 401(k) plan; a comprehensive wellness program; and flexible schedules.


Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three professional references and a writing sample as a part of our standard application process. Please reference “Accounting Technician” in the subject line of the e-mail.