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Staff Accountant 16095464

Washington, DC

Staff Accountant

An exciting opportunity to become part of a leading healthcare system in the role of Staff Accountant! This role is responsible for the accounting of specific financial activity according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the monthly closing process. The Staff Accountant functions as a resource to the Accounting Managers and Controller, assisting in maintaining the integrity of the general ledger and other financial reporting systems and processes, in addition to:


  • Prepare general ledger entries to record account activities
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses
  • Assist with the monthly financial close process
  • Ensure proper retention and storage of corporate financial records
  • Complete financial analyses, including account reconciliation and verification of system interfaces; draw conclusions and recommend improvements as a result
  • Implement automated methods where appropriate to enhance financial operations
  • Support the annual audit process, and other special projects as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • At least one year of prior work experience in accounting, preferably public accounting
  • Thorough understanding of financial processes following Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), including all aspects of accrual accounting
  • Experience with major accounting software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and similar programs
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with individuals both inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and handle confidential materials
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