Staff Accountant I Jobs in Washington at Society for Science & the Public

Title: Staff Accountant I

Company: Society for Science & the Public

Location: Washington


Ensure all disbursements (checks and wires) follow Society guidelines for approval and review

Process and approve invoices in Concur

Process expense reimbursements, international wires and student award payments

Create payment batches in PNC

Communicate with departments and vendors to resolve issues/discrepancies relating to invoices and payments

Prepare and enter journal entries for prepaids and month end invoice accruals

Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts on a monthly basis (including accounts payable, prepaids and other liability accounts) for monthly closing process

Reconcile student awards schedule on a monthly basis

Assist with financial audit as needed

Maintain Vendor and Journal Entry files

Assist with administrative duties, as needed

Other duties, as may be assigned


Candidate will have experience with general ledger (preferably with Sage MIP)

Advance skills using spreadsheet (Excel), word processing and other Microsoft office software

Candidate will be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks

Strong organizational and communication skills

Experience with not-for-profit accounting is preferred

Required Education and Experience

Candidate will preferably have a bachelor’s degree in accounting

Candidate will have 1-3 years in related experience in G/L, A/P, and A/R

How to Apply
Submit your application here: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/societyforscience/jobs/2177828-560507
This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during normal office hours of the Society.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover every duty, responsibility and activity that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
EEO Statement
The Society for Science is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
The Society is committed to equal employment opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, the Society does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of veteran status, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin, disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, age and/or any other categories protected by the laws of the United States or the District of Columbia.

Location: 1719 N Street,N.W.,Washington,D.C. 20036, Washington, DC 20036

Job Type: Full-time

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