Staff Accountant, A/P

Washington D.C.
Competitive salary + benefits
Aug 21, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Full Time

Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable


At AMIDEAST we pride ourselves in being a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We also pride ourselves in providing 40+ days of paid leave and a great 401k with 6% matching.

The Accounts Payable Accountant will ensure the integrity of the disbursement process, to include: wire transfers, balance sheet account reconciliations, travel and expense report processing, and other accounts payable responsibilities.



  • Initiate Wire Transfers
  • Upload EFT/Positive Pay/Wire transfer files
  • Audit, approve, and submit travel reports for reimbursement
  • Audit and reconcile AMEX bill on a monthly basis
  • Maintain Fixed Assets/Leasehold Improvements schedule monthly, including depreciation and amortization of assets.
  • Paying vendors and ensuring payment is received and conduct the monthly Open AP reconciliation.
  • Act as Petty Cash Custodian, Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
  • Manage the annual preparation of 1099’s which are issued to independent contractors/consultants
  • Perform monthly inventory reconciliation and prepare necessary month end journal entries
  • Perform AP account reconciliations, as required
  • Automate and streamline processes to enhance accuracy of data while minimizing manual efforts
  • Develop process documentation for all processes
  • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures
  • File yearly student taxes
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2 years related experience, or equivalent  
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel
  • A solid understanding of accounting principles
  • 1 year experience using Deltek’s Costpoint accounting software, preferred

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AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation