Accounts Payable Associate

US Comm for Refuge
Arlington, VA
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Junior Accountant will contribute to the efficient and effective work of the finance department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of accounting experience working with not-for profit organizations. The Accounts Payable Associate reports to the Controller. This position is located in: ARLINGTON, VA ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Review and verify all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment; Sort, code and match invoices by cost center and document before processing; Prepare and perform check run weekly; Post transactions to the general journal, ledger and other records; Reconcile organization credit card accounts at month end; Reconcile and record prepaid expense and accounts payable journal entries into accounting software; Reconcile accounts payable sub-ledger and general ledger monthly; Maintain staff allocation schedule and process employee expense reimbursements; Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date and research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues; Maintain vendor files and respond to vendor inquiries; and Perform other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor. All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s). POSITION REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of a full cycle accounts payable process; Proficient in data entry and data management and impeccable attention to details; Excellent time-management and organizational skills and ability to meet goals and deadlines in fast-paced environment; Ability to work as a team member and independently with a high-level of self-motivation; Accounting sub-system computer experience is a must; Proficient in MS Word, Access, Excel and database programs; Experience in Navision or other accounting software is preferred; Strong knowledge of double entries; and Strong communication including fluency in oral and written English; BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; Experience in providing superior customer service TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Satisfactory completion of USCRI's Orientation and Training; Complete additional training as identified by supervisor (s) or Human Resources. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity; Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands; Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying; and Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer.