Staff Accountant

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 29, 2021
Closes
Jul 28, 2021
Ref
2021-1640
Function
Accountant
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking a staff accountant to join its accounting team.

The staff accountant will be responsible for managing the accounts payable process and assisting in the analysis of the general ledger, financial statements, and budget. 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 two years of relevant experience. The candidate must be proficient in Excel and have a strong understanding of account coding and procedures relating to fixed assets and expenses. Prior experience with Concur or Intacct is a plus. Strong verbal and written communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment are essential.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application with a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript at www.aei.org/jobs .

About AEI

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.

AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars' conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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