Junior Accountant

DC Accounting / Finance

10 Jan 2023


Accounting / Finance


Full Time


6 years

60000 USD

We are seeking a Junior Accountant to support the Senior Controller with day to day accounting responsibilities. The ideal applicant will be detail oriented, professional, and be able to problem solve independently. This position involves internal and external correspondence, therefore professionalism is essential. The Staff Account will report directly to the Senior Controller.

Job Responsibilities:
● Enter company invoices into accounts payable software Bill.com for payment
● Reconcile bank accounts monthly
● Assist with journal entries in general ledger
● Track and enforce monthly credit card reporting deadlines with staff
● Maintain direct mail tracking spreadsheets for expense allocations
● Manage relationships and correspondence with vendors including requesting W-9’s and
assisting with annual 1099 process
● Set up and manage staff accounts for travel booking software
● Support Senior Controller with monthly close process and annual internal audit as needed
● Liaison with HR team to build and maintain insurance records and policies
● Assist HR with enforcing timesheet deadlines and other ad hoc issues
● Facilitate communication between staff and Accounting
● Assist with annual state fundraising renewals
● Learn donation tracking processes and donor record management in SalesForce
● Other tasks as assigned

Skills Preferred:
● Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or 1-2 years of previous accounting experience
● Comfortable working in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets

Skills Required:
● Attention to detail
● Ability to communicate professionally
● Critical thinking and problem solving
● Receptive to training and open to learning