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Accounting Assistant in Washington, DC at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

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Job Description

Our Client is looking for an Accounting Assistant for a contract assignment in DC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review of Accounts Payable and Grants Disbursements transactions daily, providing necessary support
  • Assist with the daily cash draw down requests by compiling data and ensuring accuracy.

  • Perform and assist with maintenance of vendor and grantee beneficiary records in the accounting system as well as on the various banking platforms, as applicable.

  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations, may include preparation of adjusting journal entries

  • Assist in monthly and year-end financial closing activities

  • Provide support to the accounting team including generating daily payment confirmations, handling the electronic filling of invoices/payment files, and other special projects
    Assist in monthly and year-end financial closing activities


  • Knowledge and Experience:
    • Associate degree in accounting, Finance or related field.
    • 2 years relevant work experience
    • Excellent Excel skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Serenic Navigator) preferred
    • Experience in a nonprofit and/or federal funding environment is a plus

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Technology proficient with aptitude to connect with teams via online meeting tools such as Zoom.
  • Ability to work from home and potentially in client DC office later in the year.
  • Commitment to accuracy and timeliness
  • High degree to accuracy and attention to details
  • Have the proper resources to work remotely