Do you have 1-3 years of bookkeeping or accounting experience?

We are currently in search of a Junior Accountant for an Environmental Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a part-time, temporary to permanent opportunity.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Environmental Organization
LOCATION: Washington, DC (McPherson Square)
POSITION TITLE: Junior Accountant
DURATION: Temporary to Permanent
SCHEDULE: 16 hours/week

Is This Your Dream Job? The Junior Accountant will provide part-time support to the Finance Director with Accounts Payable/Receivable, Payroll and Monthly Reconciliations. This position will work in-office 2 days/week, beginning in August or September. This position will be part-time through the end of 2020 with potential to increase to 24 hours/week in 2021.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree required (Accounting, Finance, Business focus highly preferred)
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping
  • High level proficiency with Excel required
  • Experience with QuickBooks highly desired
  • Prior experience with payroll (Paylocity) a plus but not required
  • Nonprofit or law firm experience desired

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Processing biweekly payroll with oversight from the Finance Director
  • Processing accounts receivable including donations and bank deposits
  • Processing accounts payable including invoices, expense reimbursements and FSA activities
  • Performing credit card reconciliations
  • Enter biweekly salary entries in the General Ledger
  • Monthly reconciliations of the General Ledger
  • Support the Finance Director with audit preparations
  • Manage finance documentation and mass mailings 

We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to jjensen@cnpstaffing.com with “Junior Accountant” in the subject line.


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