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Staff Accountant

Ledgent Finance & Accounting Arlington Full-Time
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  • Job Description:
The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the Finance and Accounting team and will closely with other departments to manage the accounts payable process across credit cards, reimbursements, advances, and vendor payments. The Staff Accountant will also be part of the payroll and monthly close. This role requires a strong grasp of accounting principles and the ability to apply them in a variety of different situations.

Core Functions:
  • Manage accounts payable process including employee expense reimbursements, travel and purchase requests, and vendor payments
  • Record payments in the general ledger and ensure that all payments have proper documentation and approval
  • Manage credit card reconciliation and payment process
  • Process bi-weekly payroll, benefits, and allocation entries
  • Monthly reconciliations, reporting, and analysis
  • Other ad hoc projects

Key Competencies
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail with high degree of accuracy
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team work and ability to work cooperatively with all levels internally and externally
  • Knowledge of Federal grants and private grant management preferred.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Knowledge of GAAP and nonprofit accounting principles
  • Two years accounts payable and financial reporting experience
  • Proficient with general ledger package, Sage/ABILA Fund Accounting experience preferred
  • Payroll processing experience preferred but not required
  • Non-profit experience is preferred but not required

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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