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Senior Staff Accountant 15922918

Arlington, VA
Cordia is partnered with a well-established charitable non-profit organization who is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join their team on a contract basis with the potential for contract to hire. The Senior Staff Accountant will work closely with the Controller to help maintain the financial integrity of the Society, delivering consistent and accurate information on a timely basis. This person will be involved in many functions throughout the Society to include bank reconciliations, internal controls, month end close procedures, donation tracking, accounts payable, payroll, and tax reporting. Details Below!

Title: Senior Staff Accountant
Hourly Rate: $35.00 - $38.00/hour
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Job Type: Contract with the potential for Contract to Hire

The Senior Staff Accountant should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. The Senior Staff Accountant should also be available to assist other departments with finance/accounting related requests as needed.  To be successful in this position, the individual must be able to manage their time effectively, displaying a high level of organizational skill.

Specific Duties:
  • Verify that cash, balance sheet, and payroll accounts are accurately represented, initiating correcting journal entries as needed.
  • Reconcile operating cash accounts monthly.
  • Use Bank of America’s Positive Pay system to identify possible fraudulent activity and correct bank clearing errors daily.
  • Maintain Society’s fixed assets records to include asset valuation and depreciation over the determined useful life of the assets. An annual inventory is also completed to ensure asset records are accurate and complete.
  • Reconcile and maintain the Society’s receivables and allowance for doubtful accounts.
  • Review Income Statement accounts for accuracy and proper classifications.
  • Review and validate Accounts Payable batches prior to posting in the general ledger.  Ensure all automated ACH payments are recorded on a timely basis.
  • Review Controller’s list of schedules monthly.
  • Assist Controller with month end close procedures to ensure timely reporting.
  • Review and validate donation transactions in Dynamic 365 and prepare the monthly data integration into the Great Plains accounting system. 
  • Verify payroll activity is accurate and employee pay is error-free by reviewing all data input by the HR Director. Manage the bi-weekly processing of payroll using the online payroll system.
  • Assist Controller with the IRS 990 filing and other tax/registration filings.
  • Provide general accounting support to the Controller and other departments. 
  • Prepare various audit schedules requested by the auditors in conjunction with the Society’s annual financial audit, to include fulfilling auditor requests during on-site fieldwork.
  • Administer the Society’s internal control testing program, verifying that adequate controls are in place and being used appropriately. This includes the annual testing of controls.
  • Update data necessary for Charity Navigator on a yearly basis.
  • Record CEO purchases and backup documentation on a quarterly basis for Audit Committee review.
  • Support day to day project management tasks and weekly meetings as needed.
  • Provide Marketing & Development with Financial Reporting monthly.
  • Other Duties as Assigned:  The above list is representative of all the key functions, but there are numerous other duties that will be assigned on an as needed basis.
Senior Accountant Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to train and manage staff
Benefits of Working with Cordia Resources
Cordia Resources is a leading recruiting and staffing firm in the Washington, DC area. We focus on building strong relationships with employers and job seekers, like you, because we care about opening new doors to career opportunities and helping our clients grow. Join our consulting team to benefit from our best-in-class Consultant Care program, multiple project opportunities, health and retirement benefits, participation in company events, among others.

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