Staff Accountant

Employer
Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2128999878
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
? Manage the accounts payable process and issue timely payments to staff, contractors, and outside vendors.? Serve as the point of contact for all payment-related inquires both internally and externally.? Manage and administer the Institute's corporate credit card program.? Review and process all staff expense reimbursement reports and enforce the Institute's accounting policy for all staff.? Record accounting transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).? Perform monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and analysis to facilitate periodic closing of the financial books.? Prepare and record routine and monthly journal entries as needed. Prepare full supporting documentation for review by the Controller, ensuring proper coding, accounting treatment and approval.? Prepare annual audit schedules, provide supporting documents, and conduct thorough research to fulfill auditors' inquires.? Actively participate in accounting process improvement and internal controls reinforcement.? Assist in the analysis related to the budget, forecasts, and financial statements.Qualifications:? Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting or business administration.? A minimum of 2 years relevant experience. Hands-on experience in AP management preferred.? Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills with prior customer service experience.? Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.? Strong attention to detail.? Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced working environment with strict deadlines.? Prior experience in Concur and/or Intacct accounting system is a plus.We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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